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Tagged With: animal cruelty

My interview with Finger Lakes Radio Group

I got a call last week from Eric Sorenson of Finger Lakes Radio Group about the blog post I wrote on the horrifying horse neglect case in Cayuga county recently. We chatted about increasing the penalty in NY for abuse and neglect cases that result in an animal’s death, as well as what’s happening with … Continue reading »

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Cayuga County Horse Abuse

Horse abuse does not just happen on larger farms…it can happen right in your backyard. Like many of you, I read Matt Mulcahy’s report on CNY Central yesterday with horror. Matt reported that in the Cayuga County town of Conquest, there were ten horses found severely neglected. One of these horses was in such bad … Continue reading »

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My Thoughts on the Paragallo Conviction

Paragallo Conviction On March 10, thoroughbred horse owner and breeder Ernie Paragallo was convicted of 33 out of 34 counts of animal cruelty in a non jury trial in Greene County, NY. Good for all concerned. Mr. Paragallo owned a farm where over 160 horses were found to have been maltreated in April, 2009. As … Continue reading »

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An owner putting a blight on horse racing

Ernie Paragallo is accused of neglecting over 170 horses on a Greene County, NY farm. The ASPCA reported that one young stallion died as a result of the malnutrition and treatment (actually, lack of treatment) received by these horses while under Paragallo‚Äôs care. According to The New York Times, who broke the story on Saturday, … Continue reading »

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