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GFAS Announces Avian Wellness Training Series for National Bird Day

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), an international sanctuary accreditation body, is announcing an upcoming online training series they are sponsoring in recognition of National Bird Day on January 5, 2015: “Protecting Captive Birds.” The first webinar in the series will be an introduction to the “Basics of Caring for Exotic Birds in the Shelter”,… Read more »

The Elephant Sanctuary Receives Accreditation From Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Hohenwald, TN) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries –the only globally-recognized organization providing standards to identify legitimate animal sanctuaries– has awarded accredited status to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee as of Dec. 10, 2014. As confirmed through an onsite visit by GFAS, this accreditation signifies The Elephant Sanctuary meets the Federation’s rigorous, peer-reviewed standards… Read more »

Three Ring Ranch Exotic Animal Sanctuary in Hawaii Is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Kailua-Kona, HI – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, is pleased to announce that Three Ring Ranch Exotic Animal Sanctuary (TRR), a charter accredited sanctuary of GFAS and formerly accredited by The Association of Sanctuaries (TAOS), has achieved full GFAS Accreditation as… Read more »

Primarily Primates, Inc. Receives Accreditation From Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(San Antonio, TX) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, is pleased to announce that Primarily Primates, Inc., formerly awarded GFAS Verification, has achieved full GFAS Accreditation as of December 10, 2014. The accreditation signifies that Primarily Primates meets GFAS’ rigorous and… Read more »

CANTER Colorado is the first CANTER USA affiliate to be Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Centennial, CO) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to CANTER Colorado as of  December 1, 2014. Verification means that CANTER Colorado meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible care of the… Read more »

Virginia Horse Rescue Presented With Global Award For Sanctuary Excellence

Nottoway County, Virginia, November 11, 2014 – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) presented the sixth Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence during an open house at White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue Saturday on November 8. Many supporters were in attendance in support of the award presentation and to visit the rescued horses. This… Read more »

Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC) is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Kentucky Equine Humane Center as of October 2, 2014. Verification means that Kentucky Equine Humane Center meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible care of… Read more »

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Eureka Springs, AR) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, on October 16,  2014. Verification means that TCWR meets the criteria of a true wildlife sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane… Read more »

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries Accredits Zuma’s Rescue Ranch

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), is the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Zuma’s Rescue Ranch Zuma’s Rescue Ranch (ZRR) Littleton CO first achieved Verification status by GFAS in September 2011 meeting criteria for providing humane and responsible care to equines.  With dedication and… Read more »

United Pegasus Foundation of California is Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Tehachapi, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accreditation to United Pegasus Foundation as of September 1, 2014. United Pegasus first achieved Verified status by GFAS in July of 2014 meeting criteria for providing humane and responsible care to equines…. Read more »