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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 »

Animals Asia Bear Sanctuaries Are The First In China And Vietnam To Receive Accreditation From Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Washington DC) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries and wildlife rescue centers, is pleased to announce that Animals Asia’s bear sanctuaries in Chengdu, China and Tam Dao, Vietnam have achieved GFAS Accreditation as of August 21, 2014. They are the first… Read more »

International Orangutan Day

Today is International Orangutan Day! This is a day to promote awareness and understanding of the current orangutan crisis. There are two GFAS-accredited sanctuaries that you can support today: Center for Great Apes Yayasan IAR Indonesia Of course, there are many other ways you can help save the orangutans. Here are a few: Avoid Palm… Read more »

Standardbred Retirement Foundation, Inc. in New Jersey is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Millstone TWP, NJ) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF), August 5, 2014. Verification means that SRF meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible care of the… Read more »

Virginia Horse Rescue Recognized with Global Award for Sanctuary Excellence

Denver, CO – The Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence was announced by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) at the Homes for Horses Coalition 2014 Summit. This year’s recipient, Jorg Huckabee-Mayfield of White Bird Appaloosa Rescue, was singled out for her work dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of blind, abused, neglected and… Read more »