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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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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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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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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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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…