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Seized Horses Up for Adoption At SCRAPS

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PRESS RELEASE FROM SCRAPS: On September 27th  2013, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) was awarded custody of twenty-three horses that had been taken as part of a seizure in West Spokane County on July 20th, 2013. 

On that date, a search warrant had been executed in conjunction with an animal cruelty/neglect investigation.   SCRAPS Animal Protection Officers along with a veterinarian examined the animals on the property and identified the horses that were at risk. 

Currently, nine of the horses have been placed in homes through foster/rescue and three had already been returned to their original owner.  The fourteen remaining horses, which include foals, mares and geldings, can now be adopted through SCRAPS. Interested individuals can apply for adoption through the following process:

  • Filling out a copy of the attached Horse Adoption Application.  The application  is also 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

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.

Criminal charges, which include 21 counts of Animal Cruelty in the First Degree and five counts of Transporting or Confining an Animal in an Unsafe Manner are still pending against the defendant, Janice L. Long also known as Jan L. Hickerson, age 48. 

Maximum sentence for a class C felony is 5 years confinement and/or a $10,000 fine.   Maximum sentence for a misdemeanor is 90 days confinement and/or a $1,000 fine.

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