"Susie," Paint mare near death when discovered at a Miami Gardens, FL boarding facility.

HORRIFIC ANIMAL ABUSE IN MIAMI – TWO HORSES NAILED INSIDE STABLE AND LEFT TO DIE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2013 (MIAMI, FL)  Two horribly abused horses are fighting for their lives today after being rescued Sunday by SOUTH FLORIDA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. The starving paint horses were found at a boarding facility in Miami Gardens, nailed inside a stable that had to be torn down in order…

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“Humane” Horse Slaughter Plant Planned for Missouri

From the Paulick Report: Rains Natural Meats, a Missouri-based “family operation” has plans to begin slaughtering horses in a humane fashion, according to a report by Asbury Park Press. David Rains, vice president of the plant, which formerly processed antibiotic- and hormone0free beef and pork, said that he has been working closely with the U.S….

Horses Need Your Help! Voice Your Support for the SAFE Act Now!

Urge Your Senators and Rep to Cosponsor the SAFE Act! Shared from the ASPCA: Dear Animal Advocates, We urgently need your help on behalf of our nation’s horses. On Friday we learned that the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved an application for horse slaughter inspections at a plant in Roswell, New Mexico, and grant inspections…

USDA to Grant Horse Meat Inspections

Shared press release from the Equine Welfare Alliance, of which South Florida SPCA is a member: EWA (Chicago) – The Equine Welfare Alliance has learned from multiple sources that the USDA will announce a grant of horse meat inspections to the Valley Meats Company in Roswell, NM tomorrow. The plant has been involved in litigation…

Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act could end horse slaughter in the U.S. AND ban transport to foreign countries for slaughter! Do you support the SAFE Act?

Another Voice: Bills would prevent export of horses for slaughter By Carolyn C. Koelmel Last month in The Buffalo News, there appeared an article that continues to haunt me. The article told how 30 horses died in a “gruesome” tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 81. The horses were being transported to a slaughterhouse in Quebec. A…

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Horse rescued from slaughter farm today

Safe and sound! A raid on an illegal slaughter farm in Southwest Miami-Dade today resulted in the seizure of approximately 90 animals, and three arrests were made. A Quarter Horse mare that was rescued from the farm is now under the care of the South Florida SPCA. She’s underweight and very lame but being treated. She’s…

U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approves Landrieu-Graham Amendment that would prevent use of taxpaper dollars to inspect horse slaughter facilities!

  Published: June 20, 2013   Approved amendment would protect horses from cruel practice in the U.S. By ASPCA NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an amendment to its fiscal year…

UNIVISION – Primero Impacto

This video is not for the faint-of-heart, but we are so proud of the courage of our Honorary Board Members, Ivonne Rodriguez and Richard “”Kudo” Couto, for focusing national attention on Miami’s horse meat black market trade. View Video (Video will begin after a brief announcement)

Urgent message regarding Farm Bill – IT HAS BEEN DEFEATED IN THE HOUSE!!!

Trouble with links or images? View this message online. June 19, 2013 This Can’t Happen   In a disappointing late-night move, the House leadership refused to allow debate on any animal welfare amendments when the Farm Bill goes to the full House. Bipartisan amendments on horse slaughter, horse soring, and protecting egg-laying hens were left…