Monthly Archives: February 2019

Essential Capabilities of Interns

Animal Place has several animal care and advocacy needs that are typically filled by interns. To safely and effectively serve as an intern at Animal Place, applicants need to possess the following physical, mental, and emotional capacities. PLEASE NOTE: Accommodations can be made and will be taken into consideration. Please let the Intern Coordinator know […]

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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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