Category Archives: News

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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Animal Place Selected as Official Partner of abillionveg

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. – Animal Place, California’s oldest and largest sanctuary for farmed animals, has been selected as an official partner of abillionveg, a start-up that’s working to inspire  people to join the plant-based movement and get more businesses on board. The company has launched a mobile app that helps people find and review vegan […]

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Dharma needs your help

Major medical cases, like Dharma’s, require an enormous amount of diagnostics, treatment, and planning. See how your gift helps.

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Aly: Face of the Rescue Medical Fund

Aly suffered a traumatic leg injury and we relied on the Rescue Medical Fund to help her heal!

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Meet Minnie the Sheep

  12/5/2018 Last week you met Minnie, a sheep who evaded death several times before her arrival to our sanctuary. I promised to send you an update on how Minnie is doing after a week of integration with the rest of the sheep flock. As you can see, Minnie is fitting in nicely…but it was […]

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