Author Archives: Kelcie

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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Register Today for the 2021 Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit!

Register Today for the 2021 Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit with Moby!  We are excited to invite you to Animal Place’s Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit (FACES), held August 2-8, featuring more than 20 experts – scientists, journalists, filmmakers, activists, CEOs, and more – plus a special conversation with musician/activist Moby. Register now (it’s free!) at facesummit.org […]

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Animal Rendering

What happens after slaughter Animal Rendering You can help put a stop to this Did you know cow’s blood is fed back to cows? Or that the bodies of pigs are rendered to produce calf milk replacer? Every year, 10 billion land animals are killed in the United States for their flesh. Between 33-50% of […]

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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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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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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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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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