Author Archives: Virginia

Meet Theodore

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Birth: 10/3/2012 Arrival: 11/3/2012 Theodore is a Holstein, a breed used for milk. As a male, he held no value to the dairy farm – he could not become pregnant and produce milk. A backyard slaughterer bought Theo directly from the farm and confined him to a backyard in urban Sacramento, CA. Unhappy with his […]

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Meet Jazzy

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Birth: 7/1/2010 Arrival: 7/1/2014 Jazzy is a Jersey cow – a breed commonly used for their milk. She was born on a dairy farm for that reason: to suffer insemination, pregnancy, having her baby stolen, having her baby’s milk taken from her, and then to start the process over again. But Jazzy is a freemartin, […]

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Meet Summer

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Birth: 5/25/2009 Arrival 5/31/2009 Born on a dairy farm, Summer was a disappointment to farmers using cows for milk. As a male he would never produce milk, so would never garner them a profit. The farmer sent Summer, along with fifty other calves, to a local “livestock” auction. Summer was purchased by an animal rescuer […]

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Meet Murphy

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Birth: 5/25/2009 Arrival: 5/25/2010 Murphy is a large neutered Holstein with majestic horns and soulful eyes. Born on a dairy farm, Murphy was considered waste – like all male calves born to farms that use cows for milk. He was stolen from his mother and sent to auction. The people who bought Murphy took him […]

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Meet Tommy

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Birth: 9/17/2009 Arrival: 9/17/2010 Tommy is a gentle giant. He is an Angus, a breed used for their flesh. Like most bovines raised for their flesh, Tommy was born on a cow-calf ranch, where cows bond with their calves for 6-8-months before their eventual destination of a feedlot and slaughter. A runt calf, Tommy caught […]

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Being Vegan Just Got Easier!

Get a sneak peek at The Friendly Vegan, the new e-cookbook by Michelle Cehn and Toni Okamoto, and try out a recipe!

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Six Reasons Turkeys are Awesome

Check out what makes turkeys so great and why you should leave them off your plate!

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Spicy White Bean Baba Ganoush

A spicy, smoky recipe that’s perfect for summer get-togethers.

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Fun Run at Animal Place – 5K, 10K, Kids’ Course

Join us for a morning run on Sunday, October 16! Choose a 5K, 10K, or 1/4-mile kids’ run! Sponsored by KaiaFIT, Whole Foods, and Sun Flour Baking Company. All proceeds from the Kompassion Run will benefit Animal Place. There will be awesome swag, vegan food, and tours after the run. Rain or shine, the run […]

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Brave the Cage Outreach Tour Coordinator

Now hiring a Brave the Cage Outreach Tour Coordinator – a telecommuting position to be based out of northern California

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