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GEVA logoGEVA was founded to provide homes for injured, retired, and abused horses, or horses just in need of a home. GEVA is dedicated to preventing the inhumane and needless slaughter and abuse of horses, as well as the equally important mission of providing training in the skills necessary to humanely and safely work with horses.

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Swan Center Outreach of Colorado is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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April 14, 2015 (Silverthorne, CO) The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for … Continue reading »

Peaceful Ridge Rescue of Florida is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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March 30, 2015 (Davie, FL) The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for … 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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