by Julianne Pepitone as published on NBC News After Ben Wilson’s iPhone fell out of the plane he was piloting at 9,300 feet in the air, he assumed he’d never see the device again. But he tracked the device to a pasture 90 miles away, and found it […]
ABC 13 Houston CONROE, TX (KTRK) — New charges have been filed against a Conroe farm owner accused of neglecting more than 200 horses. Herman Hoffman and his wife, Kathleen Hoffman, face 17 new counts of animal cruelty. He also is charged with one count of tampering. The […]
Source: Houston’s ABC Channel 13 News “We’re hoping today is the day life changes for them.” HOUSTON (KTRK) — The Houston SPCA and Montgomery County authorities were back at the Calico Dairy in Conroe Thursday to round up horses they believe to be in the worst shape after […]
Author: Syan Rhodes, Reporter, firstname.lastname@example.org Phil Archer, Reporter, email@example.com as published on Click2Houston.com “Sadly, this is right in our own backyard…you just never know the depths of depravity that human beings have the ability and desire to sink to.” ~ R.T. Investigation in alleged neglect of 200 horses […]
Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Equine Welfare Alliance Investigators recently completed an investigation at the Eagle Pass Export Pens and Mexico border. The investigation focused on the activity in relationship to the EU ban on horse meat from Mexico. Release Date: February 10, 2015 Report Date(s): Jan 12, […]
by Nicole Chavez ~ American-Statesman Staff “For a guy to keep his composure and holding two horses with one hand and taking a one-hand shot with the other hand, it says a lot about the training and professionalism of our police department…” At least three shooting attacks on […]
“Many thanks to Grandma Gregg for sharing this ‘Feel Good Sunday’ piece which sparks several latent memories, for me, from days gone by. I think I have prepared just such a dish, on several occasions, but consuming copious amounts of Wrangler Iced Tea during it’s preparations has impaired […]
By BRITTNEY MARTIN of the Dallas Morning News “It’s very clear to me that he has total disrespect for the animals.” AUSTIN — Agriculture commissioner candidate Tommy Merritt is drawing attention to rival Sid Miller’s past support for horse slaughter, noting in a mailer to Republican primary voters […]
Marsha (not her real name), is an undercover cruelty investigator for the Equine Welfare Alliance.
“Horse slaughter is one of the biggest cruelty to animals that there is,” she said. “From the transportation to the auctions all the way to the slaughter plant.”
Reports say as many as 170,000 are transported to Mexico and Canada each year for slaughter. The meat is then shipped to Japan and Europe for consumption.
“They don’t really care for these animals that much. It’s just a dollar sign to them, it’s a carcass weight, it’s a pound.”
Source:Tom Abrahams More: Bio, Blog, Facebook, Twitter, News Team ABC News Houston 13 “I think it would appeal more to people that would like to go to solar…” HOUSTON (KTRK) — Here’s a bright idea that could change the way Houstonians think about powering their homes. A new […]
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