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HHH LogoHHH Miniature Horse Rescue is a not-for-profit 501 c(3) charity dedicated to rescue efforts, care, nurturing and rehabilitation of miniature equine. Through the charitable efforts of our volunteers and our community, we strive to provide help, hope and loving life-long homes to miniature equine that have been seized, surrendered or suffered gross abuse and neglect.

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All About Equine Animal Rescue in California is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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(El Dorado Hills, CA)  – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for … Continue reading »

The First Rabbit Sanctuary to earn Verification from Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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“We are excited to announce that Rabbit Sanctuary Inc. is the first lifetime care sanctuary for domestic rabbits to be … Continue reading »

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Often the public is led to believe that any captive animal facility, especially those with exotic animals, is a sanctuary. Find out how GFAS distinguishes between legitimate and pseudo-sanctuaries.

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