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FIU Pre-Vet Society visits SFSPCA for off-campus learning & work experience

Scrubbing, sweeping, dusting and cleaning… It was all a labor of love, rewarded with hands-on and bonding time with the rescues for FIU Pre-Vet Society members at our ranch yesterday. SFSPCA’s Education/Outreach Coordinator, herself an FIU alumna, gave an informative presentation about our history and mission to the group. Then, it was off to work…

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Cushman School students cap fundraising effort with visit to SFSPCA

It was a day of learning and loving for 22 middle school students from Miami’s Cushman School at South Florida SPCA on Monday, June 4, 2018. The group – along with English teacher Mark Field, students’ parents and school staff members – were welcomed to the rescue ranch for an Education/Outreach day capping off their…

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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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Cushman School Students Visit SFSPCA for a Day of Learning & Fun

n Friday, May 19, 2017, students, teachers and parents from the Cushman School visited the South Florida SPCA’s rescue ranch for a day of hands-on learning and fun with rescued horses. It punctuated the group’s philanthropic efforts for SFSPCA, which held a bake sale to raise an impressive $540 for the rescues. SFSPCA Education/Outreach Coordinator,…

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University of Miami Pre-Vet Students Pitch In at South Florida SPCA

n Sunday, March 5, 2017, pre-vet students from the University of Miami rolled up their sleeves and pitched in for a work day at the South Florida SPCA rescue ranch in Homestead. The visit was coordinated by SFSPCA volunteer Kaitlyn Drozdowicz, with SFSPCA volunteer and FIU pre-vet student Brianna Chin helping out as well. SFSPCA…

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Honor School Students Learn About Horses Hands-on at SFSPCA

hey petted, brushed, painted, bathed, and treated. On Sunday, February 26, 2017, honor students from the Ben Gamla Charter School visited the SFSPCA rescue ranch for a day of hands-on learning. This is the second visit from the English-Hebrew charter school, the first of its kind in the U.S., located in Kendall, Florida. The students…

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Miles of Smiles: Miami Leaders in Training (LIT) Outreach Event

On Friday, August 5, 2016, South Florida SPCA was delighted to welcome the Miami Leaders in Training (LIT), a great group of kids who came to the ranch to learn about our mission, and to get some hands-on experience with horses. The kids’ initial nervousness was quickly replaced with curiosity and enthusiasm as they learned…

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Critical Funds, Awareness Raised for Horses at Gulfstream Park

(HALLANDALE BEACH, FL) It was a fantastic day for South Florida SPCA’s rescued horses on Saturday, March 5, with over 300 attendees at our annual fundraising luncheon! We thank our guests, sponsors, donors, emcee, committee and volunteers, along with Gulfstream Park for making this event a tremendous success. While guests enjoyed a delicious buffet and an exciting…