Construction is underway!

Our Bob Barker Animal Care Building is finally going up!   The painful waiting game is finally over. After a tedious process of designing the building, followed by 8 1/2 months struggling through red tape to obtain the Marion County building permit, we are finally allowed to build! We brought in fill, cleared trees, built[…]

Show your support at our yard sale tomorrow!

HUGE MULTI-STORAGE UNIT YARD SALE When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 8:00am-2:00pm Where: Best Price / Silver Springs Storage 16005 FL-40, Silver Springs, FL 34488 (Map) Please join us and support the sanctuary! This is a multi-unit sale and several of the units are benefiting Forest Animal Rescue. Stop by and see if your long-awaited treasure[…]

Volunteers needed for the new tiger habitat

The Ocala Star Banner has done it again! Another great article! (Click image to read article on Ocala.com) Rescued tigers await new habitat Fewer spring break helpers delayed construction this year By Susan Smiley-Height OCALA NATIONAL FOREST — Shikira Quamina’s brow glistens with a sheen of light perspiration as she holds a panel of six-gauge[…]

Ocala Style Magazine has a great article about FAR in their April edition

The article is called “On the Wild Side” and can be read online or in their April issue at Ocala area businesses. The article focuses on three animal facilities in Marion County – read all the way to the end to see what she says about Forest Animal Rescue. Thank you JoAnn Guidry for writing such[…]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Cody and Oatmeal

Everyone should be snuggling today – Cody and Oatmeal are setting a great example. Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone at Forest Animal Rescue. Remember not to eat the roses today.

Hurricane Hermine – the worst part is over at the sanctuary

This photo is just before the storm hit our area last night. There was a lot of wind and rain, but fortunately we had minimal damage. A large tree limb was blocking the driveway this morning but all of the animals and people are safe and sound. There are a few more bands of thunderstorms[…]

We are a 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit!

Thanks to all of your outstanding reviews, we are a Top-Rated Nonprofit again this year on GreatNonProfits.org We couldn’t have done it without you! Keep the reviews coming and help spread the word about the sanctuary to help us continue our expansion.

We are celebrating 15 years of rescuing animals! Will you join us as we continue?

We couldn’t have come so far without you! The entire sanctuary and all of the animals were relocated to our new 80 acre property in the safety of the Ocala National Forest. This was a massive undertaking and certainly had its challenges; but we overcame the obstacles and have continued with our work. [pullquote align=”left|center|right”[…]