Category Archives: News

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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Welcome home, Honey and Babe!

Two special senior cows, named Honey and Babe, recently arrived at Animal Place!  I don’t know about you, but I have a soft spot for senior animals. Honey and Babe lived in one home for their entire lives – twenty years! But when Honey and Babe’s elderly caregiver moved to a nursing home, her family […]

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The Psychology of Compassion

Why You Give The Psychology of Compassion Warm, fuzzy, brain chemistry It’s been a difficult year for many people: job losses, life uncertainty, medical issues, and the pandemic. Yet, people still give and show compassion. Even despite the difficulty, why do people still give to Animal Place and other causes that they care about? Giving brings […]

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A Bird of Courage

“Though a little Vain & Silly, a Bird of Courage” ~ Benjamin Franklin The turkeys who make their home at Animal Place arrived from auctions, feed stores, or farms raising them for slaughter. Many turkeys are not so lucky. Every year, 250 million are killed for their flesh. Often along the way, they suffer from […]

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Investigation reveals cruelty from Samuel’s past

One year after Samuel and Hanks (RIP) arrival at Animal Place, Animal Outlook released their undercover investigation. Here is what they found.   Provided by ANIMAL OUTLOOK: Undercover Investigator Goes Public to Reveal Animal Cruelty on California Dairy Farm “Dead on arrival” dairy is failing cows–and failing with consumers After a two-year career working undercover […]

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Meet Molly and Melody!

Meet Molly and Melody piglets! Each made a leap from a truck to save their own lives! Farmers ripped two-week-old Molly away from her mother when she was young. Can you imagine how scared she must have been? Piglets stay with their moms for months, not weeks, and Molly must have been desperate to reunite […]

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