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Domestic Duck & Goose Rescue Organizations and Sanctuaries

Angel's Gate
At its inception some ten years ago, Angel's Gate cared for animals relinquished by their human companions or by shelters because of medical reasons. The animals came to Angel's Gate to live out their lives. Since then, Angel's Gate has expanded it's purpose to include working with physically challenged animals. In 2000 Angel's Gate became a wildlife rehabilitation center as well. Location: NY

Austin Duck Police
Providing service to ducks, birds, geese, and feathered folks of all persuasions. Location: TX

Ching Farm Rescue and Sanctuary
The Ching Farm Rescue and Sanctuary was founded by Faith and Mike Ching in Utah in 1998 and became incorporated as the Ching Farm Rescue on 9-11-02. Donations are now tax-deductible. Location: UT

Duck Haven, Inc.
Florida's only humane rescue organization dedicated to Muscovy Ducks only! A registered non-profit organization that has been rescuing, rehabilitating, healing, and tending to injured and abandoned Muscovies for 30 years. Location: FL

Duck Lover's Adoptions
DLA promotes responsible and proper care, raising and feeding of all waterfowl. They provide educational materials and programs for proper care, housing and feeding as well as adoption services for ducks and geese that are abandoned, endangered or just in need of a new home due to circumstances beyond their control. Location: CA

Duck Rescue Network
Duck Rescue Network's mission is to find help for orphaned and injured waterfowl, network wildlife rehabilitators and duck rescue groups, help rehabbers find homes for non-releasable and domestic waterfowl and offer a place to go for care and health information as well as adoption placement. This is a Directory resource.

Farm Animal Shelters
Farm Animal Shelters is a resource site for individuals and organizations working to provide protection and refuge for farm animals. Directory: CA, CO, FL, KY, MD, MA, MI, MT, NY, OH, OR, TX, VA, WA

Farm Sanctuary
In 1986, Gene and Lorri Bauston found a living sheep abandoned on a stockyard "deadpile." They rescued the sheep, named her Hilda, and created Farm Sanctuary. Within ten years, Farm Sanctuary became the nation’s largest farm animal rescue and protection organization. Location: NY

Grateful Acres Animal Sanctuary (GAAS)
Grateful Acres Animal Sanctuary (GAAS) is an organization run out of Otsego, Michigan. They have been operating since 1993 and provide lifetime care for displaced or retired farm animals. GAAS specializes in caring for elderly, handicapped, and "special needs" animals, including ducks and geese. Location: MI

Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary Inc.
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and adopts out abused, abandoned, and neglected farm animals such as horses, ponies, pigs, hogs, chickens, ducks, sheep, goats, and cattle. We provide the rescued animals with medical care, clean and safe housing, and as much TLC as possible. We work in cooperation with a variety of other rescue groups, both local and out of state, to network and help find homes for the rescued farm animals. Location: OH

HartSong Ranch Animal Sanctuary
3900 Blue Heron Way
Greenwood, CA 95635
Ph: 530-887-1263
Location: Northern CA

Idaho Domestic Bird Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc.
Idaho Domestic Bird Rescue & Sanctuary Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that formed with the mission of ending the abandonment of domestic birds. They rescue, rehabilitated and adopt out ducks, geese, chickens and domestic birds of all kinds. Location: ID

The Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary
The Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary was formed to guide animals in need to the safety of calm waters. The Board of Presidents, volunteers and supporters are dedicated to light the lantern to guide those abused and neglected animals; to prevent disasters; and to prevent needless loss of life.. a guiding light to safe harbor. Location: Scio, OR

The Lily Sanctuary
The Lily Sanctuary is a non-profit 501(c)(3) parrot rescue whose sole purpose is to provide quality care and love for homeless and "special needs" parrots. They also help periodically with local waterfowl rescue efforts. Location: CA

The Lucky Duck Rescue & Sanctuary
The Lucky Ducky is a non-profit 501(c)(3) domestic duck rescue whose sole purpose is to recue, rehabilitate and home adoptable ducks, while providing permanent sanctuary to ducks who cannot be re-homed. Location: CA

MSPCA, Nevins Farm
MSPCA Nevins Farm has a farm animal program that provides refuge for hundreds of animals every year--including ducks and geese! Location: MA

Mt Holly Duck Sanctuary
Mt Holly Duck Sanctuary is a non-profit 501(c)(3) domestic duck rescue organization. Location: OH.

Oregon Animal Shelter
Making a difference for animals in need. A cage free, no-kill shelter for animals (including ducks & geese!) that have been abused, neglected or abandoned. An adoption center finding loving homes for all types of animals. A hospice for chronically or terminally ill animals to live out their lives in comfort.
Location: OR

Pekin Duck Fund (Domestic Waterfowl Rescue)
The Pekin Duck Fund was established to help aid and rescue domestic ducks, geese and swans. Pekin Duck Fund is an all volunteer group of dedicated individuals. Location: MO

Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary
Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary is a 400 acre non-profit refuge for farm animals and wildlife located in Poolesville, Maryland. Location: MD

SASHA (Sanctuary and Safe Haven for Animals) Farm
is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and the mid-west's largest farm animal sanctuary. They not only provide food and water, veterinary care and a roof over their heads, they also give the animal residents lots of love, social interaction with others of their own species, and a sense of security. Location: MI

Tara Farm Rescue
Located in Coventry, Connecticut, the Tara Farm Rescue was started in 1982 by Bonnie Jeanne Gorden who has dedicated her life to easing the suffering of animals. Originally started as a home for unwanted horses, Tara Farm Rescue has expanded and now unwanted, neglected and abused cows, pigs, rabbits, chickens, goats, dogs and cats are taken in, rehabilitated, and when possible, placed in adoptive homes. Location: CT

Water N' Webs Waterbird Rehabilitation Center
P.O. Box 514, Northford, CT 06472

A non-profit water bird rescue and rehabilitation centre founded in 1995 and run by licensed, highly skilled rehabilitators. They provide compassionate, quality care to water birds statewide. Also admitting domestic waterfowl, songbirds and fawn deer. Location: CT



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