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Soy Yo on Track to Recover

Soy Yo, the starving racehorse rescued on July 10 in Miami Gardens, underwent surgery yesterday to treat broken sesamoid bones in all four of his legs at Reid and Associates in Loxahatchee. He was released today to Laurie Waggoner, director of ranch operations for the South Florida S.P.C.A., and will continue on his road to…

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From high tech to down home, local groups and businesses pitch in for the horses

From the glitterati of South Beach to the ranchlands of SW Miami-Dade, a common love of horses brought out South Florida SPCA supporters to recent fundraising events and generated over $8,000. Rescued horses, now numbering over 80 in the organization’s care at its two locations in Miami-Dade, FL, will directly benefit from the much-needed funds with nutritious…

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PAINT UPDATE: Susie and Justice Thriving after Rescue

Susie and Justice, two paint horses rescued on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from horrific conditions in Miami Gardens, Florida, are thriving and on the path to restored health under the care of the South Florida SPCA. Below you’ll see the amazing transformation Susie and Justice have undergone in the first three weeks after being rescued. They become stronger, more confident…

Horse found slaughtered and dismembered in Miami Gardens warehouse district

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami Gardens, FL) – August 7, 2013 A grisly discovery was made this morning at 5295 NW 163 Street, Miami Gardens, FL.  Laurie Waggoner, Director of Operations for South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, responded to the scene early this morning at the request of Miami Gardens Police Department….

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Horses Win with “Beauty Heroine” Kim Rodstein

It’s for real, and it’s for charity! Miami Beach, Florida-based cosmetics company, Beauty For Real, recently announced its “Beauty Heroines” as part of its Beauty & Grace campaign. Kim Rodstein, realtor and South Florida S.P.C.A. vice president, was chosen along with 10 other luminous ladies who are a force for good. The company states on its…

NEW MEXICO BLOCKS COMPANY’S BID TO SLAUGHTER HORSES

8:20 p.m. EDT July 22, 2013 New Mexico has blocked a Roswell company’s attempt to begin slaughtering horses next month. (Photo: By Jeri Clausing, AP) Story Highlights Actor Robert Redford and former N.M. Gov. Bill Richardson oppose horse slaughter Roswell-based company wanted to begin slaughtering horses next month State says it has received more than…

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Flood of Recent Horse Rescues Overwhelming South Florida SPCA

Thirteen new rescues this week raise number of horses in SFSPCA care to 78 In two separate incidents yesterday, South Florida SPCA took in seven more horses. Six horses were found dumped along a canal in SW Miami-Dade. One horse was taken in temporarily by a kind person who looked everywhere for an owner but…