Rating: 5 stars   16 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: P.O. Box 873 Santa Ynez CA 93460 USA

Mission: We are passionate about educating children and adults on the care and respect for all animals. To provide refuge to animals that would otherwise be euthanized and to remove those who are in neglectful or abusive situations. Here they will be provided with the best nutrition, housing and love. Having room to roam and play, interact and socialize with other animals, the sanctuary gives a second chance to animals that would have no hope of a decent life, instilling trust in their hearts, so they may feel safe and loved.
Results: We have changed the lives of at risk youth and given them the foundation for being productive members of society, and our rescued horses, who have had the same life experiences, have given them unconditional love, trust and friendship School children have returned to their homes and educated their parents on the proper care and respect for all animals. Fewer animals are being abandoned because of information provided to them that help keep animals in the home and not in the shelters.
Target demographics: educate the public about the homeless, abused and neglected horses in our community
Geographic areas served: Santa Barbara County
Programs: Education, Rehabilitation, Adoption and Sanctuary
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Rating: 5 stars  

In all my experience working with animal rescue sanctuaries I have never seen more compassion and respect given to the animals than at Happy Endings. I have spent a number of years now working with horses and dogs that have come to H.E. with issues from either being neglected or abused and watched them heal, if it weren't for C.c and her Sanctuary these animals would not be alive today or would possibly never have experienced any kindness in their lives. Happy Endings is truly dedicated to the lives of animals and every cent donated goes their care.

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I have helped this sanctuary by holding benefits and am thrilled to note that they do an excellent job on all levels. This sanctuary has helped so many animals and has done a fabulous job of matching the animals that are adopted to the people they most need and vice-versa. This organization is extremely honest and trustworthy and I am proud to help them whenever I am able!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

watching the animals transform from various degrees of patheticness to full-blown happy!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

have them include wildlife in their rescue efforts.

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