A grisly discovery was made Wednesday morning in Miami Gardens when the bloody body of a slaughtered and dismembered horse was found dumped in the city’s warehouse district.
Miami-Dade police have made an arrest in the most recent case of malnourished and dead animals found in Southwest Miami-Dade.
UPDATE ON LOLA: Lola, a severely injured dog found on a remote property in Southwest MIami-Dade, along with 11 starving horses, is not recovering at the Animal Rescue Mission. Lola is currently under veterinarian care at the Summit Boulevard Animal Hospital in West Palm Beach.
Rescuers who found nearly a dozen starving horses in Southwest Miami-Dade over the weekend say they found more horses that need help.
Nearly a dozen emaciated horses, found in southwest Miami-Dade Sunday afternoon, have been taken to the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) farm in Hialeah.
For the third time in less than a week, the South Florida SPCA has rescued another emaciated, injured Thoroughbred.
When ranch owner Julia Yapell discovered the head of horse at a nearby canal Monday, she broke down.
Police say someone slaughtered an abandoned horse the day after Christmas and left the body in a SW Miami-Dade canal, the latest in a number of horse slaughters that have plagued Miami-Dade in 2011.
Miami-Dade Police are investigating the gruesome killing of a horse whose body was dumped on the side of a road in Northwest Miami-Dade.
One of the two men accused of illegally slaughtering horses for their meat will serve a five-year prison sentence.