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.

However we are going to have an extended season for late fall.  The following dates will be open to the public for walk abouts in the sanctuary and the gift shop. Admission will be a flat fee of $5.00 per person.

11/16/19  from 1-4

11/17/19  from 1-4

11/23/19  from 1-4

11/24/19  from 1-4

11/30/19  from 1-4  Turkey Day

12/1/19    from 1-4

12/7/19  from 1-4

12/8/19  from 1-4

12/14/19  from 1-4

12/15/19  from 1-4

Come and see if a Tiger likes snow, or a if a wolf chases snowflakes.  Dress warm, there will be hot chocolate and coffee in the gift shop.


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.

Named one of the "Best Tiger Sanctuaries in the U.S."

Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity Seal.