• Forever Safe Farm becomes the recipient of the prestigious
    2012 "Lou Holtz Award" ...
    It was a great honor to be nominated, then chosen as a winner of the Lou Holtz Award in August of 2012. Read more about it here and here ...
  • We have exotic animals you can visit, touch, and learn more about in person ... There are also parrots, wallabies, raccoons, llamas, alpacas, and various other animal types on the farm to learn from and give attention to more...
  • Take the whole family out for a day of sun and fun with our interactive farm tour ... Perfect for all age groups, this interactive tour lets the kids get up close and personal with everything from Elk, to Deer, to Llamas! more...
  • The Forever Safe Farm is located at 3155 McCracken Rd, Salem, OH. 44460
Farm Interviews

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Daybreak Nation on Location: Forever Safe Farm

By Katie Dugan Published: June 11, 2015, 8:23 am, WYTV.com
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Article by: Carol Crupper of Acres Magazine
Photos by: Diane Guthrie

Acres Magazine Interview of Forever Safe Farm, a refuge for abused and neglected animalsRob Campf can't recall exactly when he caught camel fever, perhaps as a child watching one of those magnificent creatures upstage the wise men in the Christmas pageant. Then, eight years ago when he saw a 150 pound baby camel at an animal auction he became hooked on camels for life.


Later that day at the animal auction, just as they were reminding themselves about wanting no part of the exotic animal trade, into the auction ring came the frightened little camel being poked and prodded as he bawled his way into their hearts. That ended any discussion, and when the gavel rapped, Rob and Karrin were owners of a camel. They named him Arthur.


Rob and his wife Karrin were already living on small acreage near Salem, Ohio, with eight dogs, three goats, four cats and nine alpacas. Animals are a sideline to their trucking business that involves 45 trucks and 55 employees.


"We vowed to each other that day to be sure that we make a concentrated effort to support the adult exotic animals that people no longer wanted, those that are neglected, abused, not fed proper diets, those with substandard medical care,

the ones that people got for the wrong reasons," Karrin said...

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  • FSF Documentation

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a USDA Licensed animal refuge 02 June, 2010

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a USDA Licensed animal refuge more

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a 501(c)(3) Certified <em>Not-for-Profit</em> organization 16 November, 2010

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a 501(c)(3) Certified Not-for-Profit organization more

  • Forever Safe Farm Introduces Forever Safe Chimps

    26 April, 2011

    As the years chug along we, the founders, of Forever Safe Farm have experienced the gamete of human behavior with animals. When we see those that truly love and properly care for their pets our hearts are warmed. But there is a dark side to ... more

  • Ever Been Close to a Live Camel?

    25 October, 2009

    Take advantage of one of our educational farm tours to teach your children, or classroom more about animals in a live (and sometimes hands-on) evironment ... more