Author Archives: Claire C

What your donation has done

See how your contribution funds our work! You Provide Relief in Emergencies In the midst of this global crisis, your support keeps us hopeful. Your donations ensure that 380 rescued residents are given top-notch care. Calves Samuel and Sterling receive regular feedings of milk replacer to help them thrive. The chickens enjoy clean barns with […]

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Tour of Animal Place

Meet the rescued residents who thrive because of you! Pigs: Alysoun Meet one of the 28 pigs who call Animal Place home! Alysoun was being raised for slaughter at a free-range farm. Born a runt, she was abandoned to die. An employee took her home, and she made her way to Animal Place. Alysoun is […]

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What does a pig think about?

Pigs are incredibly intelligent animals who have been taught to navigate mazes, turn on air conditioners and even play video games. Every day, we witness how clever they are firsthand! So, what does a pig think about? Food! Early in the morning when the pig residents hear the breakfast bell ring, they are quite vocal […]

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The Rise of Veganism

It is no secret how far veganism has come in the past decade. Once it seemed that tofu was the best option on a vegan menu. Now there are decadent faux meats, cheeses, and even eggs! Many major fast-food chains have added plant-based options that provide an animal-friendly choice for consumers. A study performed by […]

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Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit

The critical issues affecting farmed animals are only increasing during this global pandemic, and as animal activists, vegans, environmentalists, and plant-based eaters we know we must do more to: Be a more effective and strategic advocate Educate and empower others to make a change Influence law and policy decisions affecting animals Build a bigger, more […]

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Lessons from COVID-19

The current pandemic has reminded the United States and its citizens of the importance of prevention, preparation, and up-to-date science. So what are the lessons that governments and individuals should learn? The 20th century taught us that influenza viruses, which first crossed from animals to humans with the domestication of ducks, could evolve and cause […]

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Does Your Local Shelter Serve Animals?

You would think that animal rescues–whose mission it is to be of service to suffering animals–wouldn’t serve animals as food at their events and fundraisers. And yet, thousands of animal rescues across the U.S. raise funds to save cats and dogs by serving the flesh of pigs and cows. This is an animal rights injustice hiding […]

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Supporters Speak

See what donors like you are saying about Animal Place! “The first time I went to Animal Place in Grass Valley, two of the pigs flopped over at my feet so that I could scratch their bellies. I immediately stopped eating pigs. How could I eat someone who does the same thing my beloved dog […]

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Champion for Animals

Alida funnels her passion for animals into volunteerism and support! Alida first volunteered with Animal Place after our 2012 rescue of 4,460 hens from a Turlock egg farm that left 50,000 birds without food for more than two weeks. She helped to administer medicine, trim overgrown nails and matted feathers of rescued hens. “I’d never […]

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Why Pig Farming Hurts

Have you ever seen where the average pig raised for slaughter lives? For most, the answer is no. The reality of pig farming is purposefully hidden from you. You might envision happy animals roaming wide-open fields, living a natural life. The truth is far more unsettling. Come on a journey and find out what it […]

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