Friday, Jan 30 2015 04:40 PM
MOJAVE DESERT -- Visitors never want for friends at The Sanctuary at Soledad Goats. Even a reporter toting nothing more captivating than a notebook and drawstrings from her jacket is treated like a rock star by the menagerie of dogs and goats that swarm like adoring fans, looking for, if not the promise of food, at least a kind pat.
In the distance, pigeons coo in their pen and mature nannies -- "the old ladies" -- watch the comings and goings from their enclosure as visitor activity riles up Foxey, a hyperactive red heeler, the only dog not allowed to run free at the goat farm and animal rescue. Dozens of goats and horses amble across the open acreage on the Mojave farm.
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