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Everything (except the animal products) Holiday Stuffing

Everything (except the animal products) Holiday Stuffing (Serves 8-10) This is a twist on a recipe my mom makes that was a staple at Thanksgiving throughout my childhood. She makes it with French bread but almost any bread will work!  Ingredients: 1 pack everything bagels (cauliflower or gluten-free bread also works) 1 stick (1/2 cup) […]

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5 Reasons to Skip Turkey this Thanksgiving

It’s almost impossible to think about Thanksgiving, without thinking about eating turkey. Many of us have fond memories of sitting around the table with loved ones, enjoying a shared food experience. But, if there is a turkey on your table, there is violence on your plate. 264 million turkeys are killed for their flesh every […]

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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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Rescue & Adoption Program – Rescues

Since its inception of our Rescue & Adoption Program in August of 2010, Animal Place has rescued, rehomed or provided permanent refuge to: 24,690 hens, 229 roosters, 36 goats,  25 turkeys, 11 sheep, 10 pigs, 4 ducks, and 24 pigeons.  (As of 8/1/2017) 2017 July 29 – 1 rooster, misidentified as a hen after being attacked by […]

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The Truth About Chicken Farming

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Chickens are descendants of the red and grey junglefowl. Artificial selection created the estimated 400 chicken breeds. Their social interactions and family structure have not much changed from their wild brethren. A flock is still comprised of lead roosters, subordinate males, hens and their chicks. They still have the proclivity to roost up high, scratch […]

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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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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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