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We're working to make sanctuary knowledge accessible for everyone.

The Open Sanctuary Project Care Program Evaluation Checklist
The Care Program Evaluation Checklist Is Here!

The Open Sanctuary Project’s Care Program Evaluation Checklist is a resource whose creation spanned over a year and a half from initial brainstorming sessions to its release date. Clocking in at 188 pages and with over 1200 policies and best practices recommended, this checklist for sanctuaries was not an endeavor taken on lightly!

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Are Your Residents' Outdoor Living Spaces Safe?

Our free Global Toxic Plant Database is easy to navigate and contains information sortable by species and location!

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We have over 500 free informational resources, guides, templates, tools, and a whole lot more to help your animal organization grow and thrive!

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