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Part-Time Animal Care Assistant

Part-Time Animal Care Assistant Animal Place Sanctuary Organization Description: Founded in 1989, Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the United States. As an animal rights organization, we promote the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are three facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, […]

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Rescue & Adoption Program – Rescues

Since its inception of our Rescue & Adoption Program in August of 2010, Animal Place has rescued, rehomed or provided permanent refuge to: 24,690 hens, 229 roosters, 36 goats,  25 turkeys, 11 sheep, 10 pigs, 4 ducks, and 24 pigeons.  (As of 8/1/2017) 2017 July 29 – 1 rooster, misidentified as a hen after being attacked by […]

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The Truth About Chicken Farming

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Chickens are descendants of the red and grey junglefowl. Artificial selection created the estimated 400 chicken breeds. Their social interactions and family structure have not much changed from their wild brethren. A flock is still comprised of lead roosters, subordinate males, hens and their chicks. They still have the proclivity to roost up high, scratch […]

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