GFAS has a constantly growing library of resources to help sanctuaries help animals. Email us if you have professional expertise that you’d be willing to share with sanctuaries.
Avian Influenza Information and Resources
Quick, actionable resources for sanctuaries housing birds on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). Sanctuaries MUST be prepared to increase biosecurity and may need to adapt intake, tour, and care protocols to protect their residents.
Reputational Risk Assessment for Animal Sanctuaries & Crisis Communications
This workbook assessment tool is made available to help sanctuaries evaluate risk across several categories, including resources for minimizing risk. The workbook also includes a crisis communications plan that can be customized to your sanctuary. In the event of a crisis, you’ll be prepared to effectively communicate with key audiences and reduce reputational damage.
The Open Sanctuary Project’s Care Program Evaluation Checklist
The Open Sanctuary Project’s Care Program Evaluation Checklist is a comprehensive way to ensure that your sanctuary is providing excellent animal care. It is practical and easy to follow. The checklist recommendations are complementary to GFAS Standards and new and existing sanctuaries who follow these recommendations will be well positioned and prepared to begin the certification process.
We have a library of 40+ recorded webinars for your reference on a variety of critical topics ranging from Animal care to Zoonotic diseases.
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Download any of these publications to support sanctuary success including samples and templates of animal care protocols and policies.
Reputational Risk Assessment for Animal Sanctuaries & Crisis Communications Planning Workbook
Animals’ Manifesto: A call to “Build Forward” to create a more sustainable, equitable and humane world, and prevent the next pandemic.
“Low Impact Exit Strategy”