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Poor Yukon has been traveling too long according to him…fortunately he is almost home! If you would like to donate to support the lifetime care of Yukon and his friends remember that donations up to $30,000 will be MATCHED until December 31 2019! Thank you for your support!
Yukon, a rescued wolf is on his way to Forest Animal Rescue! This poor wolf was living at a facility in California that closed, surrendering its permits to the State of California, amid financial struggles. This left almost 500 animals seeking shelter. After thorough examination, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife chose to place[…]
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. This is your chance to do TWICE as much good! From now through December 31, any gift to Forest Animal Rescue’s general fund will be DOUBLED up to $30,000! Today is your day to make a difference – donate[…]
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It seems that everybody you ever did business with is sending Thanksgiving messages of Thanks. I’m sure you don’t need another one. But we do want you to know that one of the things we are so grateful for is all of our wonderful friends at Forest Animal Rescue. The rescued animals at the sanctuary[…]
Destiny!! Our newest arrival has made it to the sanctuary safely. Her name was chosen by popular vote and we love it! Destiny is in a smaller portion of her habitat for the night. We will give her a day to adjust to her new surroundings before opening up the rest of her habitat to[…]
As we speak, a new resident is on her way to Forest Animal Rescue! This poor bobcat was an attempted pet in Oklahoma. She either escaped or was released into the wild to fend for herself. She weighed half of what she should, and showed old injuries, scrapes and a broken toe. Fortunately, the wildlife[…]
Meet the animals
We are their last hope- their last stop
BobcatsBobcats Click here for details Wild Cats
Cougars (pumas)Click here for details
TigersClick here for details
American Black BearsClick here for details
LemursClick here for details
African servalsClick here for details
WolvesClick here for details
Capuchin MonkeysClick here for details
Spider MonkeysClick here for details
Wild Black Bear Cubs for Rehabilitation and ReleaseClick here for details
Sulcata TortoisesClick here for details
A Few Domestic AnimalsClick here for details
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Wild Animal Sanctuary and Educational Faciltiy
Where do the animals come from?
Since 1998, Forest Animal Rescue (formerly known as Peace River Refuge & Ranch) has provided rescued wild animals with the space and peace that they need to heal and thrive. They are given the best in veterinary care, a healthy diet and playmates of their own kind as appropriate. Animals rescued from captive situations regain confidence as their bodies gain strength, and they learn to appreciate the humans who have come to their aid. As a true sanctuary, the animals we rescue are never bred, sold or exploited in any way. They are not asked to do anything except be who they are and learn to thrive under the warmth and compassion of our caring staff.
Rescuing Captive Wildlife from Abuse or Negect
Our permanent residents have have been confiscated by authorities, used in research, abandoned to starve or have been attempted pets that failed because of their wild nature
Rehabilitation and Release of Wild Black Bears
Orphaned or injured wild bear cubs are nurtured and rehabilitated with minimal human interaction so that they learn to thrive on their own and can be released back into the wild.
We are not open to the public as an attraction or zoo; the only visitors allowed are through guided tours, offered only twice monthly. We have strong volunteer and internship programs to educate others on the issues facing wild animals in captivity and the plight of their wild counterparts