Wishing our “Forest Animal Rescue family” a wonderful holiday!

We are thankful Because of you, we are able to continue to care for the rescued animals at the sanctuary.Because of you, we are still able to assist animals in need – regardless of the pandemic.At Forest Animal Rescue, we are blessed to have such a dedicated, extended ‘family’ At the request of wildlife officials,[…]

You did it! You made us a “Top Rated Nonprofit” again for 2020!

Volunteer. Donate. Review. A positive online presence helps to give donors a sense of security in donating to the sanctuary. This directly benefits the animals. Thanks to your kind words of support, we have earned the GreatNonprofits Top Rated award again this year.

A MESSAGE FROM OUR CO-FOUNDER REGARDING COVID-19

I, along with many of you, am experiencing impacts on my personal and professional life in ways I have never known.  We will need to change how we live, how we work, and how we operate and manage our sanctuary programs in this unprecedented and extremely stressful time. At Forest Animal Rescue, the safety and[…]

Today we have some heartbreaking news…

Timber, unfortunately, did not survive her ordeal. We received the results of her bloodwork last night, showing that she was suffering from acute septicemia that was not previously apparent as well as some preexisting liver damage had not yet created symptoms. With these complications amidst everything else, she passed away in her sleep overnight. We[…]

Another update on Timber’s condition

It has been 9 days since Timber’s injury and life-saving surgery, but she still will not eat – so we decided to get a closer look. She was anesthetized for a thorough examination of her progress toward healing and to see if we can figure out why she refuses to eat. (her previous update is here) She[…]

Update on Timber’s recovery

It has been a week since Timber’s life-threatening injury and major surgery. (see details here) She is continuing to heal and looking brighter today. This poor girl is clearly still in pain, but she is getting her medications on schedule and we are hopeful that things will continue to improve as planned. She is scheduled[…]

Introducing Yukon to Timber….failed.

Timber is a wolf/wolfdog that was rescued by our sanctuary in 2012. Her companion passed away over a year ago and last month we were finally able to rescue another wolf, Yukon, to be her companion so she wouldn’t be lonely anymore. After weeks of living next to one another and showing signs of wanting to be together,[…]

Legitimate Sanctuaries versus Pseudo-Sanctuaries

The recent tragic situation where a Moorpark, California woman was mauled by her two tigers while she was inside their enclosure illustrates EXACTLY why legitimate sanctuaries do not behave like this. Tigers and other wild animals are beautiful, majestic, powerful animals that deserve our utmost respect. They do not deserve to have their lives threatened[…]