Heartwood Haven believes every animal deserves respect and compassion
Our mission is to provide sanctuary to abused, neglected, mistreated, and homeless animals while educating the public about the effects of animal agriculture.
We create a peaceful environment so animals can enjoy a comfortable life and receive the highest quality veterinary care, love, and attention based on their individual needs.
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Haven provides sanctuary to abused, neglected, mistreated and/or homeless animals and educates the public about the effects of animal agriculture.
Heartwood Haven creates a peaceful sanctuary environment for animals to live while receiving the highest quality veterinary care, love and attention based on their individual needs.
Heartwood Haven believes every animal deserves respect; we promote a compassionate vegan lifestyle.
July 13, 2020 (Gig Harbor, WA) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Heartwood Haven Animal Sanctuary as of July 13, 2020.
Accreditation signifies that Heartwood Haven Sanctuary meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed farm animal care standards which are confirmed by a comprehensive site visit. Accreditation also signifies adherence to standards addressing the sustainability of the organization, ethical principles, finances, staffing, education outreach, security and safety and other operational aspects.
We are continuously inundated with bad news, and for those of us invested in the welfare of all animals, there is no exception: the horrors of factory farming, animal abuse, deforestation and habitat destruction, the effects of...