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Qualified Charitable Distributions

Qualified Charitable Distributions If you are 70.5 or older with a traditional IRA, you’re eligible for one of the most tax-savvy ways to support Animal Place: donating directly from your IRA. This is also called a qualified charitable distribution, or QCD, or an IRA Rollover: QCDs can only be taken out of an IRA. 401ks […]

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Seasonal Part-Time Animal Caregiver

Organization: Animal Place is a nonprofit sanctuary for farmed animals and an education/advocacy organization. It operates two shelters in northern California. Its headquarters is located on 600-acres in Grass Valley, (60 miles north of Sacramento) with a Rescue & Adoption Center in Petaluma. This position will be working out of the Petaluma site. Position Objectives: […]

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Adoption Coordinator

Organization: Animal Place is a nonprofit sanctuary for farmed animals and an education/advocacy organization. It operates two shelters in northern California. Its headquarters is located on 600-acres in Grass Valley, (60 miles north of Sacramento) with a Rescue & Adoption Center in Petaluma. This position will be working out of the Petaluma site. Position Objectives: […]

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Breaking News! Animal Place is open for *Private Tours!

Breaking News! Animal Place is open for *Private Tours! *At this time the sanctuary is still closed for self-guided and public tours. Over the past year, the sanctuary has felt a quiet presence without you! The animals have a restlessness about them, looking for people to get pets and extra love from. Our museum has […]

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Sample Letter- Wild Cow Milking Cruelty

Please note: Commenting on this post does not constitute sending in a letter. Please send letters to the contact address listed below, at the top of the letter. Please remember to keep comments polite, considerate and educational. Do not make personal attacks or use profanity. Thank you for your support! Learn more about this cruel […]

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Seasonal Part-Time Barn Cleaners

Animal Place is hiring for seasonal part-time barn cleaners Who is Animal Place? We are a sanctuary and education center for farmed animals in Grass Valley. More than 400 animals permanently live on 600-acreas of beautiful pastures and woods. We also have a Rescue and Adoption facility in Petaluma which provides temporary housing for adoptable […]

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Full-time Animal Caregiver, Live-In (one person only unit)

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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Precious Baby Turkeys Saved from Starvation 

Precious Baby Turkeys Saved from Starvation. For the last two weeks, Animal Place staff have been working tirelessly to place a large group of baby turkeys (called “poults”) rescued from a tragic situation. When a miscommunication occurred between a popular feed store and their bird supplier, an accidental shipment of 30 newly hatched poults was […]

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Full-Time Animal Caregiver

Part-time animal caregiver needed at Grass Valley, CA, sanctuary!

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Put an end to the shipment of day-old chicks!

Every year, 20 million day-old chicks are thoughtlessly thrown into boxes and shipped as “perishable goods” through the postal service. You have a chance to help stop this horrific practice. All you need to do is take action today! When allowed to, a mother hen communicates with her chicks through the shell before they hatch. […]

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