Author Archives: Virginia

Full-Time Animal Caregiver (Housing Optional)

Part-time animal caregiver needed at Grass Valley, CA, sanctuary!

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Running for His Life

A young bull escaped from a New York City slaughterhouse and ran for his life. Here’s why that’s important.

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Mourning the Loss of Tom Regan

Born in November 1938, Tom Regan was one of the most influential members of the animal rights movement. This week, our hearts are heavy with his loss.

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Staff Spotlight: Estelle Barber

When she first applied with Animal Place, Estelle was told she was overqualified. Learn why we can’t live without her!

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From Interns to Campaigners

Former interns Roxy Kushner and Crystal Kozlak tell us how they got started advocating for chickens.

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Supervisory Animal Caregiver – A Full-Time, Live-In Position

Animal Place seeks a full-time, live-in Supervisory Animal Caregiver. Must have experience and be ready for hard-but-rewarding work!

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Meet Panda Bob

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Birth: 1/20/2014 Arrival: 2/3/2014 Panda Bob (P. Bob) is one of our friendliest bovines. He loves greeting staff and visitors. He has also been known to ask for scratches behind his ears. P. Bob came to Animal Place as an orphaned calf after his mother was confiscated by local animal control prior to his birth. […]

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Meet Junior

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Birth: 5/19/2013 Arrival: 11/19/2013 Junior has always been one brave Angus! Born on a cow-calf ranch in Northern California, Junior was not about to hang around and be shipped off to slaughter. Bovines born on cow-calf ranches are allowed to nurse and bond with their herds for 8 or 9 months before they are torn […]

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Meet Stanley

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Birth: 11/27/2012 Arrival: 12/5/2012 Stanley is a lovable Angus bovine. He was born on a cow-calf ranch in Northern California. Ranchers planned to let Stanley live in his herd for months before sending him to a feedlot to be fattened for slaughter. One fateful December night, strong wind, rain, and noise separated Stanley from his […]

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Meet Theodore

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Birth: 10/3/2012 Arrival: 11/3/2012 Theodore is a Holstein, a breed used for milk. As a male, he held no value to the dairy farm – he could not become pregnant and produce milk. A backyard slaughterer bought Theo directly from the farm and confined him to a backyard in urban Sacramento, CA. Unhappy with his […]

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