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Clear the Shelters August 19

Help us Clear the Shelters

Join us Saturday, August 19 and help us clear the shelters with fee-waived adoptions from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Browse all of our available animals online. LEARN MORE

  • Roger Marmet on Lisa LaFontaine‚Äôs 10th Anniversary Aug 6
    By: Roger Marmet | Chairman of the Board of Directors, Humane Rescue Alliance I’m excited to note that August 6 marks a very special anniversary for the Humane Rescue Alliance’s Pres...
  • Adopting a Small Animal from HRA Aug 4
    The Humane Rescue Alliance and NBC4 are getting ready for the annual Clear the Shelters event on Saturday, August 19, and it's not just dogs and cats that need a home. Storm Team4 meteorologist S...
  • Help us Clear the Shelters Aug 1
    The Humane Rescue Alliance will once again join NBC4 to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters third annual nationwide pet adoption drive. HRA will offer the public f...
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We are dedicated to ensuring the safety and welfare of all animals in addition to bringing people and animals together.

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445 animals

Each month meet their forever family

806 Animals

Each monthare spayed and neutered

1,500 Calls

For help each month answered by our field officers

2,900 hours

Each month of combined volunteer work

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Adopters, Mark & Rebecca