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,[…]

Join us for Marion County’s 24 hour giving day – Give4Marion!

Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of Ocala/Marion’s day of giving – an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the larger community. We need your help! Please join[…]

Little bear just missed the hurricane!

Meet Gabby! She is an orphaned wild Louisiana black bear cub. She and her mother were both underweight, and then her mother was hit by a car. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries called us on Sunday with a request for assistance. We picked her up today to get her out of the area[…]

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[…]

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[…]

In memory of David Stern

David and Dianne have generously supported our sanctuary for fourteen years. They assisted us at our old location in Zolfo Springs, FL and have continued their support as we moved the entire sanctuary and rebuilt from scratch at an even larger location in Silver Springs, FL. Their gifts were always directed to wherever they were[…]

RIP Tony the tiger

We are sad to announce that our beloved Tony, the tiger, passed away Wednesday night. Tony had a mass on his elbow (fibrosarcoma) that affected his mobility and was nonsurgical, he got along pretty well for a while, but eventually, it took over. It was clear to us that it was his end, and we[…]