The sanctuaries are closed spaces; generally private, offering a long-term refuge to wild animals which have been subjected to ill-treatment, hunting, illegal trade, or which have been abandoned in the wild after they had been domesticated. These sanctuaries generally live only on public or private subsidies, and especially thanks to the support of eco-volunteers.
Eco-volunteering in a sanctuary makes it possible to contribute very concretely, and daily, to the care provided to the animals housed: cleaning of cages and pens, preparation of meals, assistance with the most common care. Punctually ecovolunteers can also help to welcome a new protégé, emergency veterinary interventions ... In all cases The work is tedious but rewarded by close contact with animals and the feeling of being useful to them.
Sanctuaries promote, where possible, the reintroduction of hosted animals (once treated and rehabilitated). But unfortunately this is not always feasible and the only alternative is to offer them a quiet refuge and benevolent attention.
The animals of the sanctuaries are never exploited or raised to be sold! They are simply collected, cared for and monitored by a caring team with eco-volunteers. The only objective of the sanctuaries is the survival and welfare of the animals collected and the preservation of species threatened by man.

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