Recent News for Welfare and Industry

More than 100 "Kona Donkeys" were airlifted from Hawaii to California to find adoptive homes on the mainland.

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Rescued Hawaiian Wild Donkeys Relocated to California

October 04, 2011

More than 100 feral donkeys were airlifted from Hawaii to California to find adoptive homes.... Read More

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Rescue Groups Join Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative

October 03, 2011

Eight thoroughbred rescue organizations have joined the ASPCA Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative. ... Read More

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The Bare Foot

October 01, 2011

A horse's genetics, trimming, and diet have a great impact on bare foot health.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Authorities Probe Attacks on Ponies

September 30, 2011

Authorities are searching for whoever allegedly beat three Shetland ponies and tied one pony to the ceiling.... Read More

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Horse Slaughter Supporters, Opponents Face Off Online

September 30, 2011

Horse processing supporters and opponents have both posted petitions on a government website to gain support.... 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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Lunn Named NC State CVM Dean

September 28, 2011

D. Paul Lunn, BVMS, MS, PhD, will begin his duties as dean of the NC State CVM on Feb. 15, 2012.... 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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Disaster Assistance Available to New Jersey Horse Farms

September 27, 2011

Several government organizations are offering disaster assistance to farm owners impacted by Hurricane Irene.... Read More

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Jockey Club Announces Thoroughbred Connect Enhancement

September 27, 2011

Thoroughbreds in need of homes will now be listed publicly on thoroughbredconnect.com, the Jockey Club said.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Oregon Horse Shooting Case

September 27, 2011

A $2,500 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.... Read More

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BLM to Review Nevada Gather Operations

September 26, 2011

The BLM will review operations during a Nevada gather that some wild horse advocates say put animals at risk.... Read More

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Oregon Police Probe Horse Shooting

September 23, 2011

Oregon authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting a horse while it grazed in a pasture.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Horse Adoption and Rescue Now Archived

September 23, 2011

The recording from TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Horse Adoption and Rescue is now available.... Read More

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Bill would Amend HPA to Include Slaughter Ban

September 22, 2011

The transport, purchase, possession, or sale of horses for slaughter would be banned if the bill is passed.... 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

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Gluck Center Researchers Synthesize ITPP for UPenn

September 21, 2011

Gluck Center researchers have synthesized a certified reference standard for ITPP testing at UPenn's request.... Read More

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FAA Investigates Mustang Gather Flyover Incident

September 21, 2011

Colorado officials are looking into an incident involving a small plane that interrupted a BLM mustang gather.... 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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Utah Men Charged in BLM Mustang Sale Scheme

September 16, 2011

Two men are facing charges in connection with a plot to buy wild horses and sell them to horsemeat processors.... Read More

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Senate Bill Could Resume Horsemeat Inspection Funding

September 15, 2011

A Senator is working to pass a bill that could fund USDA horsemeat inspections at domestic processing plants.... Read More

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New York Lawmaker Calls for Salix Ban

September 14, 2011

A New York lawmaker will introduce legislation banning "performance-enhancing drugs" in racing, such as Salix.... Read More

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New York Man Charged in Alleged Horse Show Theft Scheme

September 14, 2011

A New York man is facing multiple charges for allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from a horse show.
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UK Part of Neogen's Animal Safety Success

September 13, 2011

Neogen's Kentucky roots date back 20 years to when the company became interested in technology developed by UK... Read More

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Officials Say Horse Racing Drug Report Dispels Criticism

September 13, 2011

Officials: Report that shows 99.5% of samples tested "clean" in 2010 dispels claims that racing is drug-ridden... Read More