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Joys and Challenges of Being a Caregiver

Our Animal Care team works hard day in and day out to care for nearly 400 animals who call Animal Place home. Whether it’s mucking out barns, providing individualized medical treatment, or giving belly rubs, animal caregivers stay busy.  Check out some of the highlights and challenges of animal caregiving. The Highlights “I am able […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate World Vegan Day

Happy World Vegan Day! On November 1st, vegans around the world celebrate their veganism, and the positive impact it has on animals, people, and the environment! Celebrate today, with one or more of the suggestions below!  Share a vegan meal with family and friends! Getting together with loved ones, to enjoy delicious animal-free food, is […]

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99 Vegan Candies for Halloween

Happy Halloween compassionate humans!  The only thing scarier than ghosts and goblins, is non-vegan Halloween candy! Beware of whey, gelatin, and carmine – eek! Use our list of 99 animal-free candies, to have a festive, and compassionate Halloween!  (Psst 86 of these candies can be found at Animal Place’s Vegan Republic in Berekely, CA) Fruity […]

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The Truth About Petting Zoos

As a kid during the festival and fair season, getting to touch and interact with the animals in petting zoos was a favorite activity. I pet and fed goats, sheep, and even the occasional llama! As an animal lover, this was a dream come true. Now, as an adult, I understand that petting zoos are […]

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Animal Place’s Vegan Lifestyle Guide

While diet might be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “vegan”, it can also apply to clothing, cosmetics, and more! Animal Place promotes ethical veganism. This means a person’s choices and lifestyle seeks to avoid cruelty and suffering at all practical costs.  Below is a list of companies that […]

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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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8 Reasons Activists Fast on World Day for Farmed Animals

Each October 2nd, activists across the globe fast in honor of the billions of animals who are slaughtered for their flesh. Below are 8 of the many reasons individuals fast.Farmed animals are often deprived of water and food for hours, sometimes DAYS, leading up to their slaughter. In the United States, farmed animals can be […]

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Three Baby Goats Arrive!

After a long drive up, three baby goats arrived to Animal Place yesterday, and we couldn’t be more excited!  The three came from a dairy farm, where they were unwanted because they are male and cannot produce milk. Typically on goat dairy farms, males are sold for slaughter. They are often castrated without pain relief, […]

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Vegan Burger Battle Winners Announced!

Last month, we invited restaurants in Grass Valley and Nevada City to join the county’s first ever Vegan Burger Battle! Created to encourage restaurants to offer healthier, more compassionate food choices and give customers one more reason to frequent and support local restaurants, nine restaurants joined the friendly competition. Each restaurant served a special vegan […]

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Do you believe in kindness?

After Ruth’s rescue, we sure do! 

Ruth was bought at auction by a roadside butcher. Malnourished, wheezing, and unable to put any weight on her back left leg, Ruth needed human kindness.

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