Animal sanctuary takes in more pets than ever in its 40th year

An animal sanctuary in Somerset celebrating its 40th year says it is facing its toughest time yet. More than 10,000 abandoned or rescued animals have been helped by Happy Landings since it began in 1984. But more pets than ever have been brought in by desperate owners struggling to make ends meet. To support its […]

Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Inc.: New Arrival

  In March we welcomed our newest member of the Sanctuary team – Star!  Star is a rescue from the lovely folks at A1 Wheatbelt Dog Rescue – Star found herself at the pound with her brother after her other siblings were sold. She loves car rides, already joining us on a rescue […]

New hope for 26 chimps who deserve life in a sanctuary, not a lab

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Twenty-six chimpanzees at a laboratory  in New Mexico have a stronger shot at spending the rest of their lives in  a sanctuary now that the National Institutes of Health has dropped its appeal in a lawsuit focused on their future.   We filed the case in 2021, charging that […]

Katjes USA Spotlights Animal Kindness with New Campaign and Supports Animal Sanctuary The Gentle Barn

Known for their plant-based gummies, Katjes USA launches a digital campaign exclusively featuring animals from an animal sanctuary. The new campaign highlights Katjes’ commitment to kindness for all animals, reflected in their use of plant-based ingredients instead of animal gelatin. From playful pigs enjoying mud baths to affectionate cows receiving cuddles, to clucky chickens giving […]

Catskill Animal Sanctuary seeks new home

Owner and executive director Kathy Stevens. (Photos by Phyllis McCabe) For over 20 years, the Catskill Animal Sanctuary has rescued thousands of animals in need at their 150-acre refuge on Old Stage Road in Saugerties. But its co-founder said increasingly wet weather brought about by climate change has made the property untenable.  “We’ve been feeling […]

Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Inc.: Harper the Goat

By Tilly Booth – Possum Valley Foster Carer  In Early November, Possum Valley received a call from Cockburn Pound about a beautiful older goat. She was well known to locals, having been roaming the area for a few years. It had taken so long for her to trust a human, but thankfully she did, as […]

Wadena vegan creates farmed animal sanctuary in North Dakota – Wadena Pioneer Journal

WADENA — Jordana Pearson’s chickens have come home to roost — not in a bad way, but in a very literal sense. The Wadena native started Haven Hill Animal Sanctuary in Williston, North Dakota, with a pair of roosters after she moved there almost two years ago with her husband, a Sebeka native. “The reason […]

Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Inc.: Recipe: Quick Festive Cereal

  This delicious, quick and easy breakfast is a great start during the holidays. It will carry you through a busy day, and can be made the night before to save extra time!  Quick Festive Cereal Ingredients: – 1 cup of Just Right cereal – 1 cup of crushed Weet-bix cereal – 2 cups of […]

Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Inc.: New PVAS Online Store

    *** Exciting News! *** PVAS have just launched a brand new website and our first online store –  Created by one of our incredible volunteers, the new website is your one stop site to learn about how you can help rescued animals, book into one of our many fantastic events, find out […]

Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary Inc.: PVAS Calendar 2024

  The Possum Valley Animal Sanctuary 2024 Calendar is now available!  The calendar features images of our beloved rescued residents, including Monty, Banjo, Fern and Ginger, with some of our invaluable volunteers too!  Our 2024 calendar will ensure you will not miss any important dates. At just $20.00 each (inclusive of postage) you can order […]

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