Category Archives: Animals

A Bird of Courage

“Though a little Vain & Silly, a Bird of Courage” ~ Benjamin Franklin The turkeys who make their home at Animal Place arrived from auctions, feed stores, or farms raising them for slaughter. Many turkeys are not so lucky. Every year, 250 million are killed for their flesh. Often along the way, they suffer from […]

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Emergency Rescue: Calves from the Dairy Industry

I am writing to ask for your help in caring for two sickly calves! An emergency call came in about two calves rescued from a dairy farm. Samuel and Hank needed immediate veterinary care. Born that day, Samuel had not nursed from his own mom.  Your $50 donation provides veterinary hospitalization to animals in need, […]

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Your help needed for Evelyn the piglet!

Meet Evelyn, one of six piglets who arrived from a hoarding rescue!

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Welcome Joan

Meet the newest rescued sheep!

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#22,681, Her Name Is

Meet Wanda and 999 of her sisters and help them thrive at our rescue and adoption center!

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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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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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Meet Jazzy

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Birth: 7/1/2010 Arrival: 7/1/2014 Jazzy is a Jersey cow – a breed commonly used for their milk. She was born on a dairy farm for that reason: to suffer insemination, pregnancy, having her baby stolen, having her baby’s milk taken from her, and then to start the process over again. But Jazzy is a freemartin, […]

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