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Rising Starr Horse Rescue in Wilton, Connecticut is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

November 19, 2021 (Wilton, CT) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Rising Starr Horse Rescue (RSHR) as of November 15, 2021. Verification means that Rising Starr Horse Rescue meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and… Read more »

The Wings Programs Inc. in Corvallis, Montana is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

October 29, 2021 (Corvallis, MT) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to the Wings Programs Inc. as of October 25, 2021 Verification means that the Wings Programs meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing… Read more »

Dorset Equine Rescue is the First Equine Rescue Organization in Vermont to be Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

October 26, 2021 (East Dorset, VT) – 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 Dorset Equine Rescue of October 25, 2021. Accreditation signifies that Dorset Equine Rescue meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which… Read more »

Recipients of the 2021 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 22, 2021 – (Washington, DC) The Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) today announced the recipient of the 2021 Carole Noon Award: Anna Bryant, of ARCAS Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation… Read more »

Safe Haven Rabbit Rescue in Clinton, New Jersey is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

October 4, 2021 (Clinton, NJ) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Safe Haven Rabbit Rescue, Inc. (SHRR) as of September 23, 2021. Verification means that Safe Haven Rabbit Rescue meets the criteria of a true rabbit sanctuary/rescue… Read more »

Kids Saving the Rainforest, Costa Rica is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

September 30, 2021 – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Kids Saving the Rainforest as of September 21, 2021. Verification means that Kids Saving the Rainforest meets the criteria of a true animal sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane… Read more »

Horse Haven of Tennessee of Lenoir City, is Now Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

August 18, 2021 (Lenoir City, TN) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Horse Haven of Tennessee as of August 16, 2021. Accreditation signifies that Horse Haven of TN meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which… Read more »

Oscar’s Place Donkey Adoption Center and Sanctuary in Hopland, California is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

August 3, 2021 (Hopland, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Oscar’s Place Donkey Adoption Center and Sanctuary as of August 1, 2021. Verification means that Oscar’s Place Donkey Adoption Center and Sanctuary meets the criteria of… Read more »

Peace Ridge Sanctuary is the First Farm Sanctuary in New England to be Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

July 28, 2021 (Brooks, ME) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Peace Ridge Sanctuary as of July 20, 2021. Accreditation signifies that Peace Ridge Sanctuary meets GFAS’ rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care standards which are confirmed by… Read more »

So. Cal Miniature Horse Sanctuary in Hemet, California is Now Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

July 27, 2021 (Hemet, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to So Cal Miniature Horse Sanctuary as of July 22, 2021. Accreditation signifies that So Cal Mini Horse Sanctuary meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards… Read more »

Second Wind Thoroughbred Project in Bethune, South Carolina is Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

July 16, 2021 (Bethune, SC) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Second Wind Thoroughbred Project (SWTP) as of June 29, 2021. Verification means that Second Wind Thoroughbred Project meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and… Read more »

Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation of New York Achieves Accreditation by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries for Seven More Farms

July 12, 2021 (Saratoga Springs, NY) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries and rescue organizations, has awarded Accredited status to seven additional farms of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. These new accreditations come less than 8 months after the TRF received the… Read more »

Photo contest to celebrate International Tiger Day

Tigers in America and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries are pleased to announce our annual photo and video contest to celebrate International Tiger Day, July 29, 2021. The contest provides a platform for visual storytellers to highlight the plight of tigers living in captivity in the United States and promote the rescue of tigers… Read more »

Kentucky Equine Adoption Center in Nicholasville, KY, is Now Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

May 18, 2021 (Nicholasville, KY)- The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Kentucky Equine Adoption Center (KyEAC) aka Kentucky Equine Humane Center as of April 23, 2021. Kentucky Equine Adoption Center first achieved GFAS Verification in December 2014, meeting… Read more »

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