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law

Law enforcement agencies are invited to contact us for help in any area of animal abuse enforcement. We will provide forms, advice, transportation, documentation, whatever you need to help you enforce the laws. Through our network we can provide personnel to help you manage virtually...

anticrueltylaws

Each state has its own laws governing "abuse and neglect." Some are very strict, others just give a minimal definition and leave it up to the law enforcement officer to make a judgement. Not too many years ago it was legal to tie a horse...

rehabilitation

Medical Rehabilitation We have a veterinarian on our Board of Directors, Dr. Dennis Jenkins, who does an assessment on each horse and recommends certain actions, such as worming, hoof work, teeth and special feed. The vet does the work on open wounds or any other immediate...

seized

The Henneke Body Condition Scoring System is used by most rescue operations rates horses from 1 to 9 based on the amount of fat and muscle visible in several places on their body, with 1 being horrible shape, the "bag of bones," and 9 being...

givingnotice

"The horse just doesn't want to eat. I think he's just old." That's not a valid excuse, nor is, "I just ran out of money," "I think the horse is sick," "I don't own the horse. It belongs to my son." There is never a valid...

seizureswork

It might be a call from a police officer or a concerned neighbor, "I just saw a horse that looks like a bag of bones. Can you help?" Nonprofit animal welfare agencies in Texas don't have the power to do seizures. We work through law enforcement...