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Adoption Coordinator

Organization: Animal Place is a nonprofit sanctuary for farmed animals and an education/advocacy organization. It operates two shelters in northern California. Its headquarters is located on 600-acres in Grass Valley, (60 miles north of Sacramento) with a Rescue & Adoption Center in Petaluma. This position will be working out of the Petaluma site. Position Objectives: […]

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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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Animal Place explores the future of the farmed animal movement with FACES

Even and especially in the midst of a pandemic, the fight for animal rights goes on. Animal Place is excited to host the Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit (FACES) this week (Aug 3-9), sponsored by the Plant-Based Network. Join us to hear some of the most innovative voices in law, advocacy, art, ethics and philosophy, as […]

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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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