Welcome to Black Pine Animal Sanctuary!

Professional Animal Retirement Center (PARC), Inc., known locally as “Black Pine Animal Sanctuary” in Albion, Indiana provides refuge to nearly 100 displaced, captive-raised exotic animals for the REST of their lives.


We do not buy, sell, breed, or trade animals, nor exploit them for commercial gain. Read more about our beliefs and purpose here >>>.


Residents include big cats, bears, monkeys, reptiles, parrots, and more. Tours and other educational programs are offered year-round. Enjoy exploring our site, and plan your visit soon!

Our regular season has now ended.  We would like to thank everyone for helping us make it a record season.

We have a new website under construction. Look for it to launch the first of March.   If you are trying to reach us with regards to scheduling a field trip, or tour please email us a Info@blackpine.org.  


For the REST of their lives.

We exist to provide refuge to displaced, captive-raised exotic animals for the REST of their lives, and to educate people about responsible animal care and conservation.


PARC, Inc.

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary
1426 W. 300 N.
P.O. Box 02
Albion, IN 46701
(260) 636-7383

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We do not buy, sell, breed, trade, or use animals for commercial purposes.

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