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Ummm, that’s not a horse…

Nope. Definitely not a horse. That’s Stella Star, an adorable potbellied pig. Yes, you read that right. South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue saves pigs and other animals that don’t fall into the usual domestic pet category. Our most unusual? Emus… But that’s a story for another day. Back to Stella. We rescued the sweet swine…

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Shopping for a Cause: Helping Animals Thrift Aids Local Rescues

Helping Animals Thrift Boutique in Davie, Florida is a unique concept in shopping for a cause: You shop, and proceeds are donated monthly to local animal rescue organizations. The brainchild behind the boutique is Stacey Sherman, a horsewoman and animal lover, who paired her retail experience with the desire to make a difference in the…

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Top 2 things that save horses’ lives… Can you guess?

If you guessed Feed & Veterinary Care, you were right! We’ve been told the transformations of many our horses after we have rehabilitated them are nothing short of miraculous. And, while we have witnessed many incredible comebacks, at the heart of their success stories is simply nutritious feed and proper veterinary care. Right now, La Bolichera and Fancy…

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Though not a Derby winner, Ben’s future is “Wide Open”

hen it comes to racehorses, we reserve our fanfare for their lives after they leave the track, especially those that have suffered abuse and neglect. Most recently we’ve been celebrating our beloved Ben (Jockey Club name Wide Open), an off-track Thoroughbred gelding we rescued in a cruelty case last October. He may not be a Derby winner,…

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It’s a Girl for Shakira!

One more to love at the Rescue Ranch! We are overjoyed to announce that rescue mare Shakira has given birth to a healthy – and very energetic – baby girl! Our little filly is the absolute darling of the ranch, amusing us all as she learns how her long spindly legs work and testing how…

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South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue Welcomes Anna Figueroa to its Board of Directors

APRIL 3, 2018 – MIAMI, FL:  South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue (SFSPCA) is delighted to welcome Anna Figueroa, president and owner of Vantage Communications in Miami, to its board of directors. “I feel honored to join such an amazing group of people who are dedicated to saving these beautiful, noble animals and giving them a…

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FIU Pre-Vet Students Pitch In at SFSPCA

FIU Alternative Breaks Pre-Vet Society joined us at the ranch on Sunday, February 25, 2018 for an outreach workday. Weeds were pulled, piles of trash were removed, and leaves were raked. After all the hard work was completed, two of our lucky rescues, Badger and Martini, were groomed, pampered and hand grazed. The horses and…

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Members and Volunteers Meet and Learn at SFSPCA Rescue Ranch

A fresh new vibe is in the air at South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue, and it was enjoyed first-hand by our members and volunteers on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at a ranch Meet-and-Greet & Complimentary Horse Training Clinic with Ginger Krenz. Krenz, SFSPCA’s Volunteer Coordinator, is also a natural horsemanship trainer who studied and uses…

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Local trainer Ginger Young Krenz takes reins of SFSPCA volunteer program

Ginger Young Krenz pictured above with Liza at SFSPCA. (JANUARY 10 2017 – HOMESTEAD, FL)  South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue announces that Ginger Young Krenz, a local trainer and longtime supporter of SFSPCA, has taken the reins of the organization’s volunteer program. Krenz now works with volunteers on Saturdays at SFSPCA’s rescue ranch, in addition to…