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The Truth About Chicken Farming

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Chickens are descendants of the red and grey junglefowl. Artificial selection created the estimated 400 chicken breeds. Their social interactions and family structure have not much changed from their wild brethren. A flock is still comprised of lead roosters, subordinate males, hens and their chicks. They still have the proclivity to roost up high, scratch […]

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The Truth About Petting Zoos

As a kid during the festival and fair season, getting to touch and interact with the animals in petting zoos was a favorite activity. I pet and fed goats, sheep, and even the occasional llama! As an animal lover, this was a dream come true. Now, as an adult, I understand that petting zoos are […]

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Animal Place’s Vegan Lifestyle Guide

While diet might be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “vegan”, it can also apply to clothing, cosmetics, and more! Animal Place promotes ethical veganism. This means a person’s choices and lifestyle seeks to avoid cruelty and suffering at all practical costs.  Below is a list of companies that […]

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8 Reasons Activists Fast on World Day for Farmed Animals

Each October 2nd, activists across the globe fast in honor of the billions of animals who are slaughtered for their flesh. Below are 8 of the many reasons individuals fast.Farmed animals are often deprived of water and food for hours, sometimes DAYS, leading up to their slaughter. In the United States, farmed animals can be […]

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Food for Thought Wildlife & Environmental Coordinator

The Food for Thought (FFT) California & Southwest Coordinator is responsible for establishing and expanding the Food For Thought campaign within their assigned region. The Southwest region will include California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah.

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Full-Time Animal Care Assistant

Full-Time Animal Care Assistant Animal Place Sanctuary Organization Description: Founded in 1989, Animal Place is one of the oldest and largest sanctuaries for farmed animals in the United States. As an animal rights organization, we promote the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. There are three facilities: a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, […]

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Juanita

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Name: Juanita Age: 1.5 years old Weight: 15 – 17 lbs Juanita is a happy-go-lucky puparoon who wants to go on jogs, hikes, walk, and also snooze on the cough and play with some toys. She gets along with other doggos and would enjoy a small or large pack of them to cavort with. She […]

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Maximo

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  Name: Maximo Age: 1-2 years old Weight: Smalls Maximo has a short stub tail and an incredibly sensitive soul. He will need a home that can be patient and kind, preferably with a confident dog to help boost Maximo’s self-esteem. Maximo has not been cat-tested or child tested but can be so upon request. […]

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Cornejo/Corny

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Name: Corny/Cornejo Age: His soulful eyes say 250 but his paperwork says 4! Weight: Rude. Or, 11.22 lbs Corny is channeling his inner Dandie Dinmont Terrier with his stylish ‘do. Cornejo likes to be in someone’s arms. He likes to cuddle, snuggle, and be carried around like the elite royalty he believes he is. He […]

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Volunteer Orientation Sign-up

Volunteer orientations will introduce you to Animal Place’s mission and programs, give you a tour of the sanctuary so you can meet the residents, and provide training so you’re ready to get started with your first volunteer job. At the end of the orientation, you will be able to sign up for your first volunteer […]

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