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Animal Care Manager

Have you been working at an animal sanctuary, rescue, or shelter and want to accelerate your animal career to the next level?  Then look no further than Animal Place’s Animal Care Manager position, where you can do soul-enriching work surrounded by hundreds of rescued animals in Grass Valley, California (1-hour from Sacramento). Join a team […]

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Animal Care Manager

Organization Description: Animal Place is a sanctuary and animal rights organization promoting the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are two facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA that serves as a permanent safe haven for farmed animals and an education center and the 12-acre Rescue and Adoption facility in […]

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What does a pig think about?

Pigs are incredibly intelligent animals who have been taught to navigate mazes, turn on air conditioners and even play video games. Every day, we witness how clever they are firsthand! So, what does a pig think about? Food! Early in the morning when the pig residents hear the breakfast bell ring, they are quite vocal […]

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Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit

The critical issues affecting farmed animals are only increasing during this global pandemic, and as animal activists, vegans, environmentalists, and plant-based eaters we know we must do more to: Be a more effective and strategic advocate Educate and empower others to make a change Influence law and policy decisions affecting animals Build a bigger, more […]

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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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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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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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Full-time Animal Caregiver, Live-In

Immediate Supervisor: Animal Care Director Position: The Animal Caregiver assists in the care of the 350+ animals (pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits, Donkeys) living at the sanctuary under supervision of the Animal Care Director. Animal Caregivers are responsible for the cleaning, feeding, and medical care of the animals.  See below for specific responsibilities and duties. Responsibilities: […]

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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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