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The Fourth of July, Independence Day, may not have come this year with customary big celebrations. There was, however, freedom gained for almost 100 farm animals held under horrible conditions. For all the beauty of Redland, thick foliage, fences, and properties set back from the road can also hide grim secrets.
"We're going to need a bigger boat." As 2018 drew to a close, South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue (SFSPCA) was teeming with a full house of 60 rescue horses and livestock (including the group’s first camel), straining the ranch staff and volunteers physically, and the organization financially. Then, just before [...]
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, [...]
By Kathleen Monahan I can’t believe I just marked my three-year anniversary as president of South Florida SPCA (SFSPCA). My husband and I had been avid horse lovers for years, but the active life that came with our sons, dogs, and cats seemed to eat every minute of the clock. [...]
JULY 9, 2018 - HOMESTEAD, FL: It’s the rainy season of a very different kind at South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue. The equine welfare organization just took in 27 farm animals, including 18 sheep, six cows, one horse, one mini horse and a donkey in a neglect case in Southwest [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]