Author Archives: Kelcie

Animal Place Rescues 1,000 Hens from Iowa Egg Farm Struggling under COVID-19

Contact: Gary Smith Evolotus PR 818-783-0569   Animal Place Rescues 1,000 Hens from Iowa Egg Farm Struggling under COVID-19 Two chartered planes flew the birds to freedom; Animal Place serves 1,000 vegan lunches to celebrate GRASS VALLEY, Calif. – Animal Place, California’s oldest and largest sanctuary for farmed animals, has rescued 1,000 hens from […]

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Animal Farming and COVID-19; Know the Connection

Animal Farming and COVID-19; Know the Connection Free webinar with Dr. Don Forrester, MD and Animal Place Wednesday, May 6th, 2020, 2:00 PM PST Secure your spot: Join us for a free educational webinar with Dr. Don Forrester, MD. There are many questions surrounding pandemics and their connections to animal farming. During this webinar, […]

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Events & Outreach Coordinator

Job Title: Events & Outreach Coordinator Job Status: Full-time, Grass Valley Reports to: Program Director Job Description: Assisting in the scheduling and managing of events, coordinating and conducting tours (guided and private); supervising tour docents and interns; running guided tours. Secure sponsorships for larger events. Expanding outreach efforts locally and onsite. Assist with day-to-day operations […]

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Part-Time Animal Care Assistant

Part-Time Animal Care Assistant Animal Place Sanctuary Organization Description: Founded in 1989, Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the United States. As an animal rights organization, we promote the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are three facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, […]

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Rescue & Adoption Program – Rescues

Since its inception of our Rescue & Adoption Program in August of 2010, Animal Place has rescued, rehomed or provided permanent refuge to: 24,690 hens, 229 roosters, 36 goats,  25 turkeys, 11 sheep, 10 pigs, 4 ducks, and 24 pigeons.  (As of 8/1/2017) 2017 July 29 – 1 rooster, misidentified as a hen after being attacked by […]

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The Truth About Chicken Farming

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Chickens are descendants of the red and grey junglefowl. Artificial selection created the estimated 400 chicken breeds. Their social interactions and family structure have not much changed from their wild brethren. A flock is still comprised of lead roosters, subordinate males, hens and their chicks. They still have the proclivity to roost up high, scratch […]

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