Category Archives: News

Lessons from COVID-19

The current pandemic has reminded the United States and its citizens of the importance of prevention, preparation, and up-to-date science. So what are the lessons that governments and individuals should learn? The 20th century taught us that influenza viruses, which first crossed from animals to humans with the domestication of ducks, could evolve and cause […]

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Does Your Local Shelter Serve Animals?

You would think that animal rescues–whose mission it is to be of service to suffering animals–wouldn’t serve animals as food at their events and fundraisers. And yet, thousands of animal rescues across the U.S. raise funds to save cats and dogs by serving the flesh of pigs and cows. This is an animal rights injustice hiding […]

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Supporters Speak

See what donors like you are saying about Animal Place! “The first time I went to Animal Place in Grass Valley, two of the pigs flopped over at my feet so that I could scratch their bellies. I immediately stopped eating pigs. How could I eat someone who does the same thing my beloved dog […]

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Champion for Animals

Alida funnels her passion for animals into volunteerism and support! Alida first volunteered with Animal Place after our 2012 rescue of 4,460 hens from a Turlock egg farm that left 50,000 birds without food for more than two weeks. She helped to administer medicine, trim overgrown nails and matted feathers of rescued hens. “I’d never […]

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Why Pig Farming Hurts

Have you ever seen where the average pig raised for slaughter lives? For most, the answer is no. The reality of pig farming is purposefully hidden from you. You might envision happy animals roaming wide-open fields, living a natural life. The truth is far more unsettling. Come on a journey and find out what it […]

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Eating for Your Health and to Avoid Pandemics – Webinar Recording

In this webinar, Dr. Don Forrester, MD, and Linda Middlesworth explain the importance of eating for your health and how it can help avoid future pandemics. Take this time to learn how and why you should eat a healthy diet! They will also help you make the connection between diets and pandemics.

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Donor Spotlight: Tony Kanal

You may know Tony Kanal as the bassist from No Doubt and DREAMCAR. Did you know he is an animal activist, Animal Place donor, and has been vegan for 8 years!? Stevie Walsh, Membership Coordinator interviewed Tony about music, travel, and veganism.  You began playing bass guitar in high school and joined No Doubt at […]

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1,000 Hens Get Out of Dodge

1,000 hens saved from an Iowa egg farm, FLYING home!

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From Farm to Freedom

From farm to freedom Three lucky turkeys are safe…and you can help name them! For three 5-week-old turkeys, life is looking up. Once confined in a shed with thousands, they are now safe at Animal Place thanks to a Good Samaritan.  They bear the scars of their experience, though. Instead of hatched beneath their mother’s […]

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Arctic Fox Donation Will Help Fund Rescue and Adoption Center

Earlier this year, vegan hair dye company Arctic Fox donated their February online sales to non-profits, including Animal Place. A big THANK YOU to Arctic Fox for supporting our life-saving work, and making the world a better place for farmed animals.  Arctic Fox’s generous gift goes towards preparing our Rescue & Adoption Center in Petaluma […]

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