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

April 14, 2015 (Silverthorne, CO) The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Swan Center Outreach as of April 6, 2015. Swan Center Outreach (SCO) decided to work for full Accreditation status instead of first becoming Verified.  With dedication and… Read more »

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

March 30, 2015 (Davie, FL) The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Peaceful Ridge Rescue as of March 20, 2015. Accreditation signifies that Peaceful Ridge Rescue (PRR) meets GFAS’ rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which are confirmed by… Read more »

Saving Horses Inc. of California is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Encinitas, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Saving Horses Inc. (SHI) as of March 15, 2015. Verification means that Saving Horses Inc. meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible… Read more »

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 »