Monthly Archives: April 2021

Honey, Babe and the Beauty of Motherhood

As Mother’s Day approaches, animal protection organizations often begin to use the holiday to educate the public about the sad fate of many animal mothers in the meat and dairy industries.  Animals exploited for their motherhood are victims whose stories deserve to be told. But this week, we are taking a different approach. We want […]

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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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The Upcoming Easter Holiday is Bad News for Many Animals – but it Doesn’t Have to be!

In the weeks and months following the Easter holiday, animal rescues, shelters and sanctuaries around the country prepare for a plea as old as time. Those of countless parents who purchased baby rabbits, chicks or ducklings and regret their decision. They soon realize the enormous commitment that comes with caring for these animals once the […]

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