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Florida Thoroughbred Found Butchered

October 25, 2011

A Thoroughbred horse was discovered butchered alongside a road in northwest Miami-Dade County, Fla., Oct. 20.... Read More

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New York Horse Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

October 24, 2011

A New York woman is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of hors... Read More

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More Charges Filed in Maryland Neglect Case

October 06, 2011

A Maryland farm operator has been charged with additional cruelty counts for allegedly neglecting her horses.... Read More

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Seized North Carolina Hackney Pony Dies

September 29, 2011

A man facing multiple animal cruelty charges could face an additional charge after another of his ponies died.... Read More

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California Man Dead After Horse Stabbing Incident

September 28, 2011

California authorities shot and killed a man who threatened deputies after attacking his neighbor's horse.... Read More

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New York County Ponders Cruelty Offender Registry

September 22, 2011

Convicted animal cruelty offenders would be required to register with an offender registry under a new bill.... Read More

"Mamma" was euthanized Sept. 15 after failing to respond to treatment. She was discovered tied to a tree with no food or water on Sept. 12 in Ontario, Calif.

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California Horse Abandonment Probed

September 17, 2011

California animal welfare authorities are seeking whoever abandoned an emaciated horse near a rural road.... Read More

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Charges Filed in Pennsylvania Neglect Case

September 09, 2011

A farm operator is facing charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of animals in York county.... Read More

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New York Rescue Operator Faces Fraud, Cruelty Charges

August 29, 2011

An equine rescue is facing charges for allegedly defrauding financial contributors and maltreating horses.... Read More

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New Charges Filed in Texas Neglect Case

August 22, 2011

The owner of nine horses that died allegedly due to lack of water in Texas is facing animal cruelty charges.... Read More

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More Than 200 Horses Seized from Texas Holding Area

August 12, 2011

More than 200 allegedly maltreated horses are in law enforcement authorities' custody after being seized.... Read More

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Colorado Man Faces Cruelty Charges

August 06, 2011

A Colorado man is facing 56 animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of horses.... Read More

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Florida Youth Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

August 05, 2011

A Florida youth is facing felony animal cruelty charges for allegedly attacking three horses last month.... Read More

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Guilty Plea Entered in Virginia Horse Cruelty Case

July 17, 2011

A Virginia couple will serve six months in jail after pleading guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty on July ... Read More

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Arrest Made in Oregon Horse Neglect Case

June 29, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in Oregon have located and arrested a woman accused of maltreating two horses ... Read More

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Ohio Court Denies Appeal in Vess Neglect Case

June 28, 2011

Robin Vess, the Ohio woman convicted on more than 40 counts of second degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for ... Read More

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Louisiana Men Face Cruelty Charges

June 16, 2011

Two Louisiana men have been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly tying a dead horse to a tree along a ... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Transporter Cleared on Cruelty Charges

June 13, 2011

An Oklahoma man accused of animal cruelty in connection with the transport of horses in October has been ... Read More

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Georgia Barn Operator Charged With Animal Cruelty

June 12, 2011

The operator of a boarding barn near Ludowici, Ga., is facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly neglecting ... Read More

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Minnesota Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

June 07, 2011

A Minnesota man is facing multiple animal cruelty charges after allegedly violating a horse residing in a ... Read More

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Texas Pair Indicted on Animal Cruelty Charges

May 25, 2011

A Texas Grand Jury has indicted a Coryell County couple on animal cruelty charges stemming from the removal of... Read More

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Georgia Rescue Operator Wanted on Cruelty Charges

May 23, 2011

Law enforcement authorities are searching for a woman who abruptly vacated the animal rescue she operated... Read More

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New Judge Named in Leachman Cruelty Case

May 19, 2011

A new judge will preside over the cruelty case against a Montana man accused of neglecting hundreds of horses.... Read More

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California Men Arrested in Connection with Horse Abandonment

May 18, 2011

Two California men have been arrested in connection with the abandonment of a 20-year-old Thoroughbred horse.
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Abandoned Indiana Horses Might Join Therapy Program

April 28, 2011

Two horses discovered wandering in a Ft. Wayne, Ind., park last week are now city property and might be eventually placed with an equine assisted therapy program, according to a written statement released by the City of Fort Wayne Animal Care & ... Read More