Did You Know?
Duchess Sanctuary—operated by The Fund for Animals in partnership with The HSUS—is a 1,120-acre facility located outside of Oakland, Ore., that was established in 2008 as an oasis for about 200 formerly abused, abandoned, neglected, and homeless horses.
Betty Boop was rescued along with hundreds of dogs and dozens of horses from deplorable conditions on a property in Oregon. Now she knows what individual attention is really like in her new life at Duchess Sanctuary. Read her story
Duchess Sanctuary News
April 6, 2014
Betty Boop was rescued from deplorable conditions and neglect on a property with more than 100 other dogs and more than 20 horses. But now, she gets individual attention at Duchess.
January 23, 2014
A new hospital barn means even better care for the rescued horses at Duchess Sanctuary in Oregon. Now, any issue can be treated on-site.
October 7, 2013
“Jump-overs,” “crawl-unders” and “pass-throughs” were created at Duchess Sanctuary in Oregon to allow deer and bobcats to safely cross the property; to enable opossums, rabbits and turtles to pass under, and foxes, coyotes and skunks to walk through unimpeded. An innovative bear bridge created an overhead walkway for bears, cougars and raccoons, allowing them to climb and cross a fence without touching it.