Category Archives: Media Center

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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Fun Run at Animal Place – 5K, 10K, Kids’ Course

Join us for a morning run on Sunday, October 16! Choose a 5K, 10K, or 1/4-mile kids’ run! Sponsored by KaiaFIT, Whole Foods, and Sun Flour Baking Company. All proceeds from the Kompassion Run will benefit Animal Place. There will be awesome swag, vegan food, and tours after the run. Rain or shine, the run […]

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Baby Goat Bella Bounces Into Our Hearts (Video)

 Bella is only a little under a month old and, in that time, has bounced securely into our hearts. Her mother, (vegan) Butterscotch, was found loose and taken to flock partner Napa County Animal Services’ shelter. We can only guess she escaped from a dairy farm. . . sadly, her horns were terribly chopped off, […]

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Animal Place in the News – December

Media Inquiries Evolotus Public Relations 818-783-0569 gary@evolotuspr.com Rita and her piglets December 9, 2015 – AOL News – “If it seems like a small miracle that Rita the pig broke out of her cage on the way to the slaughterhouse, the fact that she then proceeded to jump off of the truck, land safely on the […]

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Media Center – March 2015 News

Media Inquiries Evolotus Public Relations 818-783-0569 gary@evolotuspr.com March 2015 March 3 – Animal Place’s innovative Food for Thought campaign names Brother Wolf as shelter of the month for adopting an all vegan menu policy for their events! Citizen Times – “These types of organizations are role models for how we should treat animals,” Jonathan Hussain said. […]

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Sanctuary Pays You To Visit Farm Animals

Animal Place is paying visitors $5 to play with pigs on a guided tour at their sanctuary in northern California. The sanctuary is home to nearly 300 pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, goats, sheep, and rabbits living out their lives on 600-acres in the rolling meadows of Grass Valley, California.

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Felony Cruelty Charges in Hen Abandonment Case

February 11, 2013 –  Today, two defendants, Andy Cheung and Lien Diep, were arraigned after being charged with felony animal cruelty – a charge rarely levied against industrial agricultural producers. Last week, the Stanislaus County District Attorney filed felony cruelty charges against Cheung and Diep, owners of the Turlock, Calif.-based A & L Poultry, where […]

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Piglets & Goats Rescued

November 15, 2011 – No, the dog isn’t one of the animals rescued, but she has bonded with Mishka, the little piglet on the left. Mishka would be dead if not for one person. The four animals were bought at auction and used as gimmicks for a pumpkin patch petting zoo. What no one told the excited […]

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Abused Lamb Loses Leg

October 29, 2011 –  Grass Valley, CA – Carmen, the young lamb, is lucky to be alive. At two days-old, she broke her leg on a small, family farm in rural Nevada County. For the next two weeks, the lamb limped and stumbled around the six-acre farm on a broken, infected leg. At no point […]

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Sacramento Legalizes Hens

Animal Place rescues thousands of chickens each year and places them for adoption August 30, 2011 – Grass Valley, CA – As Sacramento poises to permit up to three hens in residential areas, Animal Place, a northern California farmed animal sanctuary has a message for chicken lovers – adopt, don’t buy, and do your research. […]

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