Caution: Everyone is allowed on the furniture & Cuddling is encouraged!

Our Animal Rescue Mission is To Save as Many as Pawssible!

All Species  No-Kill  501c3 Animal Rescue

Serving Spokane County

Pawsitive Purrpose!



To Save as Many as Possible by focusing on Education, Advocacy, Direct Action, and Support to individuals, communities, and other organizations in Spokane County.  Animal Nature Sanctuary is an animal rescue that is made to be flexible and adapt to our community’s needs. The influence of the combined labors of Animal Nature Sanctuary will be enjoyed by this and future generations! 



Our Animal Rescue Goals will Provide -
A safe place for every animal

  • Health & Behavior Issues of every animal resolved so they are easy to place in furever homes
  • Families never forced to re-home to questionable people due to poverty or temporary circumstances
  • Abusers in prison (cages) & animals in homes (free)
  • All species protected & cared for
  • The needs of Spokane's animal citizens addressed &/or solved
  • All pressure taken off other shelters for best adoptions & animal care


Our Goals to Fill the Gaps in Rescue Services!

1,000+ acre sanctuary

  • Largest rescue facility in Washington State
  • Largest cage free rescue in Washington State
  • Animal rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption services
  • Only real all species rescue - No Speciesism! 
  • No kill pet rescue services
  • Wildlife rehabilitation center
  • “Don’t let it loose” government program for exotic animal rescue

Animal Education Center and Information Hub

  • 24/7 veterinary clinic
  • Animal reference library
  • Classes, seminars, workshops
  • Grief/loss support
  • Scholarships, internships, sponsorships  
  • Pawsitive Purrvention Internet Broadcasting
  • Hero Alliance – no kill alternative to 4H
  • Cahoots Club for adults


  • Deployment fostering and PTSD training
  • Homeless, Domestic Violence, Disadvantaged Youth, Elderly and Disabled aid
  • Pet Hospice
  • Pet food and supply bank
  • Possible incarceration programs 


  • Pawsitive FurWheelers pet mobility device build-off
  • Critter Con: Life Unleashed Comic Con spoof event

Be a Pawsitive Purrvider!

Your contributions will enable us to help Spokane County animals. 

Your generous donation funds our mission.

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Government & Animal Rescue Affiliations!