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Michigan Humane Society Seizes 10 Horses


The Michigan Humane Society paired with Detroit Animal Control to take 10 horses from a warehouse on Detroit's west side. They say the horses were found in poor health and had signs of neglect.

MHS is continuing the investigation in Thursday's incident. They will continue to work with these groups in pursuing those responsible for the conditions of the horses.

"It is appalling to see the callousness that some have toward these beautiful animals," said Debby MacDonald, MHS Chief Cruelty Investigator. "Thankfully, these horses will not have to suffer without care any longer."

The horses are currently being treated and cared for in Dansville.

Last week, 12 horses were also taken away from a Livingston County woman for signs of neglect. Owner Velva Jean Wainscott maintains her innocence, saying she gave them the proper care.

Expected costs of caring for the horses could amount to tens of thousands of dollars. If you'd like to donate to the care of the horses seized today, visit the Michigan Humane Society website or call 1-866-MHUMANE.

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