Category Archives: News

Dairy Industry Afraid of Competition

Is the dairy industry afraid of competition? The dairy industry appears so petrified of the growing plant-based milk sector that they petitioned Congressional members to submit a letter to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) demanding that “milk” be defined solely as the mammary secretions from a cow (sorry, sheep and goats). Remember how this […]

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In Memory of Aiden

We lost one of the best sheep in the history of sheepdom.

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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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Adoption Works

Find out why one person thinks adoption is the best way to welcome chickens to your life!

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In Memory of Ross

Five years ago, we received a call about a young chicken found wandering in downtown Sacramento near a busy intersection. With an opening available at our sanctuary in Grass Valley, we said yes to who we originally believed was a hen. Ross (formerly Betsy Ross) arrived in July of 2011. Speckled and sporting gorgeous natural […]

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Rescue Medical Fund Stories – Bert

Re-meet Bert and see how your support of the Rescue Medical Fund supports animals at the sanctuary!

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Guest House Innkeeper & Adoption Assistant

Guest House Innkeeper & Adoption Assistant (a live-in position)  Organization: Animal Place is a nonprofit sanctuary for farmed animals and an education/advocacy organization. It operates several facilities: a 600-acre permanent sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA; a 60-acre farmed animal adoption center in Vacaville, CA; a brick and mortar vegan store in Berkeley, CA; a 15-acre […]

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Double Your Love #GivingTuesday

Thank you! You raised more than $32,000 to liberate hens in 2017! It’s #GivingTuesday, an annual celebration of generosity! Kickstart the holiday season with Animal Place by donating $15 to liberate a hen in 2017…and your gift will be doubled! A generous donor is matching gifts up to $10,000. This means, with your help, we […]

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Turkeys Safe for Thanksgiving

Today is rough for true turkey lovers. More than 45 million turkeys were slaughtered for this day…but not these lucky six. Today’s news should lift your spirit, in some small way. These lucky survivors were dropped off at our front gate in boxes. We wanted to wait to make sure they were healthy before we […]

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Being Vegan Just Got Easier!

Get a sneak peek at The Friendly Vegan, the new e-cookbook by Michelle Cehn and Toni Okamoto, and try out a recipe!

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