Humane Rescue Alliance

Advocating for animal-friendly communities. Strengthening the animal-human bond.

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adoptable cat Rusty

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The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League have become the Humane Rescue Alliance.





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Book Talk with Bronwen Dickey: June 27

Join the Humane Rescue Alliance Tuesday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. for a conversation with author Bronwen Dickey about her book Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon. The event is FREE and open to the public, advance registration is required.

  • Heat Warnings: Keeping Your Dog Safe Jun 23
    HRA Senior Humane Law Enforcement Officer Dan D'Eramo joined NBC4's Sheena Parveen to discuss potential heat-related dangers to be aware of with your pet.
  • Symba's Weight Loss Journey Jun 15
    Symba came to the Humane Rescue Alliance last week after his previous owner moved to an assisted living facility and wasn't able to bring Symba along. He reported over the phone that sweet Symba ...
  • HRA Remembers Tae Bennett with Dedicated Dog PlayYard Jun 8
    This morning, the Humane Rescue Alliance dedicated a play yard for our dogs in honor of the late Tae Bennett, an HRA team member who passed away on April 4. Tae was a beloved animal caregiv...
Facts & Stats

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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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We just had a feeling, Watermelon was meantto be part of our family

Adopters, Mark & Rebecca