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Central Virginia Horse Rescue in Fredericksburg is Now Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

January 10, 2023 (Fredericksburg, VA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Central Virginia Horse Rescue as of December 20, 2022. Central Virginia Horse Rescue first achieved GFAS Verification in September of 2022, meeting criteria for providing humane… Read more »

Magical Creatures Sanctuary Becomes First Farm Sanctuary Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries in Hawaii

December 5, 2022 (Laupahoehoe, HI) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Magical Creatures Sanctuary as of November 16, 2022. Accreditation signifies that Magical Creatures Sanctuary meets GFAS’ rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care standards which are confirmed by… Read more »

Horses & Heroes™ in Shawnee, Kansas is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

December 1, 2022 (Shawnee, KS) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Horses & Heroes on November 16, 2022. Verification means that Horses & Heroes meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and… Read more »

National Nonprofit, The Gentle Barn Foundation, Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

November 3, 2022 (Santa Clarita, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to The Gentle Barn Foundation as of September 22, 2022. Accreditation signifies that The Gentle Barn meets GFAS’ rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care standards, which are… Read more »

Sunshine Horses Inc. of Clay, New York is Now Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

October 31, 2022 (Clay, NY) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Sunshine Horses as of October 18, 2022. Accreditation signifies that Sunshine Horses meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which are confirmed by a comprehensive… Read more »

Primarily Primates Inc. of San Antonio, Texas, is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

October 27, 2022 (San Antonio, TX) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Primarily Primates Inc. as of Oct. 18, 2022. Accreditation means that Primarily Primates Inc. meets the criteria of a true animal sanctuary and is providing… Read more »

Recipients of the 2022 Carole Noon and Outstanding Sanctuary Awards Announced

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries honors sanctuaries, rescue, rehabilitation, and transition centers for exceptional animal care, professionalism and ethics. October 21, 2022 – (Washington, DC) The Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) today announced the recipient of the 2022 Carole Noon Award, Lynn Cuny of Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Texas…. Read more »

Central Virginia Horse Rescue in Fredericksburg is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

September 8, 2022 (Fredericksburg, VA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Central Virginia Horse Rescue as of August 30, 2022. Verification means that Central Virginia Horse Rescue meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is… Read more »

Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue in Afton, Virginia is Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

September 1, 2022 (Afton, VA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries and rescue organizations, awarded Accredited status to Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue as of August 29, 2022. Accreditation signifies that Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care… Read more »

Penny Lane Foal Rescue in Rio Rancho, New Mexico is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

August 2, 2022 (Rio Rancho, NM) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Penny Lane Foal Rescue as of July 22, 2022. Verification means that Penny Lane Foal Rescue meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and… Read more »