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You Can’t Hold a Tiger by the Tail

Guest blog by Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States Reprinted with permission. Original blog post here. A woman who stuck her arm into a tiger enclosure this past weekend at G.W. Exotic Animal Park, a notorious roadside zoo in Oklahoma run by Joe Schreibvogel, had to be airlifted… Read more »

GFAS Quoted in Articles Regarding Family Keeping Tigers in Home

Below are links to many of the publications which carried an article in which Patty Finch, GFAS Executive Director, responds to concerns about a family keeping tigers in their home.  The AP is the globe’s largest news outlet, and the article was the AP’s second-most “clicked” story on their iPhone app the day it ran…. Read more »

FalconRidge Equine Rescue, CA

[field name=”video”] FalconRidge Equine Rescue is the largest equine rescue, rehabilitation and adoption center in San Diego, Calilfornia.

Equine Advocates Rescue and Sanctuary Accredited by GFAS

Equine Advocates Rescue and Sanctuary of New York is Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries August 30, 2013 (Chatham, NY) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Equine Advocates Rescue and Sanctuary as of August 1,… Read more »

Live and Let Live Farm Rescue and Sanctuary is Verified by GFAS

Live and Let Live Farm Rescue and Sanctuary in New Hampshire is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries July 1, 2013 (Chichester, NH) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Live an Let Live Farm as of… Read more »

North Shore Horse Rescue is Verified by GFAS

North Shore Horse Rescue in New York is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries July 1, 2013 (Long Island, NY) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to North Shore Horse Rescue as of May 25, 2013. Verification… Read more »

Tiger Mauling Highlights Need for Redundant Safety Measures

Washington, DC – According to news reports, on Friday, June 21st, a young worker, now in critical condition, was attacked by a tiger at Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Indiana, while cleaning the tiger’s enclosure. It is reported that the tiger had been moved to a holding area, but the sliding gate between the holding area and enclosure had… Read more »

ASPCA Grants $5,000 to Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries To Help Loki Clan Wolf Sanctuary in New Hampshire

Conway, N.H.—The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) announced today that a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) will enable the Loki Clan Wolf Sanctuary to improve conditions for their wolves and restructure their organization for higher functionality. “An accredited GFAS sanctuary contacted us about the difficulties… Read more »

The Equamore Foundation is Verified by GFAS

The Equamore Foundation in Oregon is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries June 6, 2013 (Ashland, OR) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to The Equamore Foundation as of December 15, 2011. Verification means that Equamore… Read more »

Ape Action Africa

[field name=”video”] Committed to ape conservation in Africa – protecting Cameroon’s great apes by rescuing orphaned gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys, giving them a safe forest sanctuary home where they can live with their own kind.