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1 horse dies after being rescued by Portage Animal Protective League, 5 others recovering

(Source: Portage County APL)
(Source: Portage County APL)((Source: Portage County APL))
Published: Sep. 7, 2021 at 3:47 PM EDT
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RAVENNA, Ohio (WOIO) - One of six horses rescued by The Portage Animal Protective League last Thursday died Tuesday morning.

Rescuers said the grey horse, they named Zeus, was not strong enough to handle the severe malnutrition he had suffered.

Horse update: We are very sad to report that the grey horse (we were calling him Zeus) passed away this morning. We are...

Posted by Portage Animal Protective League on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Four other horses are responding well to treatment, but a fifth horse, a mare, is still in critical condition.

The horses are being cared for by Focus Rescue and Rehabilitation, a nonprofit that saves neglected, abused and slaughter-bound horses, said Janet Page, who serves on the organization’s board.

Call the shelter at 330-212-8754 if you can donate. You’ll be scheduled for a drop off at FOCUS Rescue and Rehabilitation, located at 645 Manning Road in Mogadore.

You can also send a monetary donation online.

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