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SCRAPS Needs More Homes For Seized Horses

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY REGIONAL ANIMAL PROTECTION SERVICE: On October 24th, 2013  the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) executed a search warrant in Otis Orchards and seized one horse that was reported to have been confined inside a windowless stall for several months.

It was also reported that the horse was in poor condition and very thin. This seizure is the third horse seizure that SCRAPS has conducted in the past three months, the largest being on July 20th in West Spokane County where 26 horses were taken.

Ten horses are still available for adoption through SCRAPS. "We are hoping to find responsible owners for these animals that have had such a rough start." said Nicole Montano, Field Operations Manager for SCRAPS. "They are young, trainable and will make great companions for the right family." SCRAPS is currently paying for the boarding and medical care of these animals and does not have long-term equine facilities.

All potential owners can apply for adoption through the following process:

  • Filling out a Horse Adoption Application that is available by contacting SCRAPS.

Website:  www.spokanecountycounty.org\SCRAPS

Email: scraps@spokanecounty.org

At the shelter:   2521 N. Flora Rd., Spokane Valley, WA  99216

Call:  (509) 477-2532

Bringing the completed applications back to SCRAPS or e-mailing it to scraps@spokanecounty.org.

Once applications are reviewed and approved interested individuals will be contacted by the Field Operations Manager, Nicole Montano for an appointment. An adoption fee of $125 per horse will be required if selected.

Photos of the animals are available on the River's Wish website at http://www.riverswishanimalsanctuary.org/

 

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