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11 Rescued from Grisly Illegal Slaughter in East Everglades

Homestead, FL (October 8, 2014)  Ten horses and one very lucky steer were rescued from an illegal slaughter operation in the infamous “8.5” East Everglades on Monday, October 6, 2014. South Florida S.P.C.A. director of ranch operations Laurie Waggoner accompanied Miami-Dade Agricultural Patrol officers to the scene. Gruesome evidence of recent killings included pools of blood on…

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…