Bear Valley Rescue Society of Alberta is the First Canadian Equine Rescue Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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Bear Valley Rescue Society of Alberta is the First Canadian Equine Rescue Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Sundre, AB, Canada) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries is honored to announce the award of Verified status to Bear Valley Rescue of Alberta, Canada as of September 15, 2015. Verification means that Bear Valley Rescue meets the criteria of a […]

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Catskill Animal Sanctuary of New York Earns Accreditation by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

September 14, 2015 (Saugerties, NY) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, has awarded GFAS Accreditation to Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS) in Saugerties, New York as of September 10, 2015. Accreditation signifies that Catskill Animal Sanctuary meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine

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Wolf Haven International Earns Accreditation from Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

“Wolf Haven International truly maintains the welfare of the wolves as their greatest priority as demonstrated by their highly naturalized wolf habitats and their “hands-off” animal management practices”, says Kellie Heckman, Executive Director of GFAS Tenino, WA – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) is honored to announce that Wolf Haven International in Tenino,

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Founder of Lions Tigers and Bears Sanctuary Recipient of Global Award For Sanctuary Excellence

Washington DC – The 2015 Carole Noon Award for Sanctuary Excellence award recipient was announced by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). This year Bobbi Brink of Lions Tigers and Bears (LTB) was singled out for her widespread work dedicated to supporting the welfare of displaced exotic big cats and bears and advocating for

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Hanaeleh Horse Rescue of California is Verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

(Trabuco Canyon, CA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Hanaeleh as of June 1, 2015. Verification means that Hanaeleh meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible care of the animals.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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