Category Archives: News

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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From cages to freedom

5/28/2021 500 hens are free! Early this morning, a team of five Animal Place staff members headed to a California egg farm to save the lives of 500 hens. These hens have lived inside barren, metal wire cages for 3.5 years, the oldest hens we have rescued from battery cage facilities. Normally, egg farms kill the […]

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How “Market Animal Projects” Harm Both Animals and Children

It is a warm summer day at the fairgrounds. The scents of funnel cake and kettle corn combined with the unmistakable “barnyard” smell combine to create an oddly nostalgic atmosphere. Joyful screams and cheers can be heard from ferris wheels and roller coasters in the distance.   A little girl, blonde and covered with freckles, […]

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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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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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Welcome Wilma the Pig

Meet Wilma, the 6-mos-old piglet rescued from the Future Farmers of America!

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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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Ten lucky lambs arrive at Animal Place

Meet lucky lambs who escaped death and are now safe at Animal Place.

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