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Reproductive Health for Hens

Over the past 4 years, you all have rescued and sponsored 300 former egg industry hens. This email will be a little long, but very informative. Egg factory farms use two breeds of hens: Red Sex Linked who lay brown eggs and Leghorns who lay white eggs. Standard practices include sexing day-old chicks and the…

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Heartwood Haven Accredited by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

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.

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Giving Tuesday: Quarantine and Storage Upgrade

#GivingTuesday is a movement to support and celebrate charitable causes via an international day of giving. On November 27th we will launch a special campaign on Facebook to support our organization in a big way.

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Interview Series: Marine Mammal Activism

Heartwood Haven Interview Series We hope you enjoy this inaugural interview! Heartwood Haven plans to meet with vegan activists, businesses, and organizations, conducting interviews, to share the news of other vegans around the globe doing their part to educate their communities about veganism, animal activism, and going cruelty-free. We conducted this interview via phone and…

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Heartwood Haven pigs, Yoshi and Koopa.

Winter in Review

Resident News Review time! Spring arrived and the busy winter full of animal intakes and habitat expansions is behind us. Let’s take a look back at what your donation dollars have covered and what lies ahead for the animals of Heartwood Haven. New Cast Members Our biggest intake of the winter was on December 30th…

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Support, Collaboration, and Sanctuary Life

We are committed to collaborating with other sanctuaries and rescues to further the goal of providing care for neglected and unwanted animals. We believe in supporting and building each other up. We would love to hear from you: What partnerships have been successful for you? What are your collaboration dreams?

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We Care About Roosters

One of the ways that cities can help alleviate the problem of homeless roosters is by allowing roosters in the same municipalities as hens. Cities are unknowingly creating this problem by allowing backyard hens, but not allowing roosters. We have heard from people who are threatened with heavy fines for having rooster and must rehome him.

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Hope and Jon Snow, one of the rooster residents at Heartwood Haven.

Why Heartwood Haven is a VEGAN Animal Sanctuary

To me the greatest change that has come with being vegan is that it completely changed the way I look at the world and life. It filled me with compassion for non-human animals as well as for other humans. It has truly been a life changing experience for me. It feels odd to remember a time when I actually thought that eating animals was normal. Now it seems like the most abnormal thing in the world to me.

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Basic Chicken Health Check

Maintaining good health of the residents is one of our top priorities. In order to achieve this, we always conduct health checks on all new birds arriving at the sanctuary in addition to once a month health checks on all residents. A health check should not be taken as a replacement for proper veterinary care,…

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Heartwood Haven Vegan Animal Sanctuary banner.

501(c)3 Non-Profit Animal Sanctuary

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