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CSNW_LOGO_HORIZ_webChimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest provides lifetime quality care for formerly abused and exploited chimpanzees while advocating for great apes.  We envision a world where chimpanzees are allowed to be, simply, chimpanzees.  Meet the Cle Elum Seven chimpanzees at the sanctuary through our blog – we guarantee you will fall in love.

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Hidden Acres Rescue for Thoroughbreds of Florida is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

HART FL

(Cocoa, FL) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate … Continue reading »

Pony Tales Refuge & Rehab of Wisconsin is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Pony Tales WI

(Colfax, WI) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate … Continue reading »

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