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Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE) in Redmond, Washington is Now Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

January 24, 2022 (Redmond, WA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Save a Forgotten Equine as of January 12, 2022. Accreditation signifies that Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE) meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which… 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 »

Recipients of the 2020 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 23, 2020 – (Washington, DC) The Board of Directors of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) today announced the recipient of the 2020 Carole Noon Award: Kathy Stevens, Founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary in… Read more »

Global Sanctuary for Elephants First in South America to be Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

July 31, 2020 (Chapada dos Guimaraes, Brazil) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, has awarded Accredited status to Global Sanctuary for Elephants (GSE) (Elephant Sanctuary Brazil) in Chapada dos Guimaraes, Brazil as of July 22, 2020. Accreditation signifies that Global Sanctuary… Read more »

Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary of Ravenna, Ohio is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

June 1, 2020 (Ravenna, OH) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary as of May 19, 2020. Accreditation signifies that Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care standards… Read more »

F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Florida Research Institute for Equine Nurturing, Development and Safety) is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

FRIENDS Press ReleaseDecember 9, 2019 (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Florida Research Institute for Equine Nurturing, Development and Safety (FRIENDS) as of December 3, 2019. Accreditation signifies that FRIENDS meets GFAS’s rigorous and… Read more »

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary is Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

January 4, 2019, (Washington DC) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Black Pine Animal Sanctuary as of January 2, 2019. Achieving GFAS Accreditation means that Black Pine Animal Sanctuary meets the criteria of a true sanctuary and… Read more »