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    Rescue Alert!

    Animal Place saved lives and welcomed them at our brand new Rescue & Adoption Center! On Friday, October 9th, we liberated 700 lucky hens (and some roosters) from an egg farm. Over the next few weeks, we gave them all individualized health checks and personalized compassionate care. After their short quarantine, the chickens are now available for adoption in the Grass Valley and Petaluma, CA areas. Apply to adopt below!

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We're Hiring!

Put your compassion into action! Apply to work with a team of dedicated individuals working to make this world a kinder place for farmed animals. We are hiring a full-time animal caregiver (live-in) and a part-time adoption coordinator.

Details here!
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Thank the Turkeys!

Join us (virtually) for our 10th Annual Thank the Turkeys event! Enjoy a talk given by Executive Director and Co-Founder, Kim Sturla, a special turkey feeding ceremony, and a live cooking class with Toni Okamoto Shapiro from Plant-Based on a Budget and Michelle Cehn from World of Vegan.

Register now!
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We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe during this uncertain time. We have taken numerous precautions to protect staff, volunteers, the public, and to keep the animals safe. We are currently closed to the public until further notice.

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    Latest News From Animal Place

  • Adoption Coordinator

    Organization: Animal Place is a nonprofit sanctuary for farmed animals and an education/advocacy organization. It operates two shelters in northern California. Its headquarters is located on 600-acres in Grass Valley, (60 miles north of Sacramento) with a Rescue & Adoption Center in Petaluma. This position will be working out of the Petaluma site. Position Objectives: […]

  • Investigation reveals cruelty from Samuel’s past

    One year after Samuel and Hanks (RIP) arrival at Animal Place, Animal Outlook released their undercover investigation. Here is what they found.   Provided by ANIMAL OUTLOOK: Undercover Investigator Goes Public to Reveal Animal Cruelty on California Dairy Farm “Dead on arrival” dairy is failing cows–and failing with consumers After a two-year career working undercover […]

  • Meet Molly and Melody!

    Meet Molly and Melody piglets! Each made a leap from a truck to save their own lives! Farmers ripped two-week-old Molly away from her mother when she was young. Can you imagine how scared she must have been? Piglets stay with their moms for months, not weeks, and Molly must have been desperate to reunite […]

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