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5 Ways to Prevent Cruelty to Animals

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April is Prevent Cruelty to Animals month! While we work towards preventing cruelty to animals every day, we thought this was a perfect time to refresh on 5 compassionate choices you can make in your daily life. Leave animals off your plate! Every year, billions of animals are killed for meat, dairy, and eggs. Most […]

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A Day in the Life of an Animal Caregiver

It’s 6:30 am on a Sunday morning. The sun starts to break through the haze of the night sky and the birds in the trees awaken from their slumber. As the sanctuary springs to life with the sounds of animals waking, Rachel is already one step ahead of them. Rachel is a full-time animal caregiver […]

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Keep birds safe from virulent Newcastle Disease

Help keep your birds safe from deadly newcastle disease outbreak!

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Leading a Life of Compassion as an Animal Place Volunteer

At Animal Place, our mission of compassion propels us to save the lives of thousands of farmed animals each year. At the heart of our organization are several hundred volunteers who practice the same mission and choose to give their time toward our rescue efforts. From cleaning stalls to socializing with our chickens, volunteers are […]

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Snack it Up

If you are a vegan foodie, like many staff at Animal Place, you will want to sign up for our Vegan Republic Snack Club! Each month receive a curated box of seasonal and holiday goodies. We ship straight to your doorstep! What’s inside? It’s a surprise! Think fruity candies in spring, smoky jerkies in summer, […]

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How it All Began

The idea of dropping everything, selling homes, and moving to a blank-slate piece of property in rural northern California to rescue farmed animals is not for the faint of heart. In fact, it sounds downright frightening! And yet that is exactly what Kim Sturla and Ned Buyukmihci did in 1988 – both sold their homes, […]

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Keep Wilbur Healthy

Wilbur is our most expensive resident…and also my personal favorite (shh, do not tell the other pigs)! One of his medications alone costs $11 a day! I met Wilbur four years ago. A horse rescue needed help placing two pigs and we agreed to take them. When Wilbur arrived to Animal Place, he was 150 […]

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Host With Your Heart: Grants to Help Charities Host Vegan Events

Nonprofits can earn $1,000 for hosting their first vegan event! Animal Place’s Food for Thought program has worked with over 300 organizations to adopt animal-friendly menu policies for events. We’re now offering up to $1,000 toward food costs for all-vegan events and ticket subsidies for selecting the vegan option at larger galas. The grants are […]

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Support the Peepers

Days without food, seeing their flock-mates killed, and a nearly 17 hour drive…twenty peeping chickens arrived and urgently need your love and support! They have seen and experienced trauma no one – human or nonhuman – should endure. The “free-range” farm – with 36,000 chickens – where they were being raised went bankrupt. The farmer […]

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Rescue Ranch 2.0 Property Purchased!

You did it! You raised enough funds to purchase a new property for our Rescue & Adoption Center! The property is located on 12-acres in Petaluma, California, making it more accessible to the greater Bay Area. What the property has: Accommodations for an onsite manager and caregiver One small barn for ruminants or a small […]

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