Humane Rescue Alliance

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

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adoptable dog Odysseus

Staff Favorite: Odysseus!

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

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Run with Team HRA!

Reserve your Marine Corps Marathon bib today and run as part of the Humane Rescue Alliance charity team. With the help of our runners, we hope to raise more than $20,000 to improve the lives of animals in need. humanerescuealliance.org/mcm

  • Basic Manners: Barking, Biting and Chewing Apr 28
    HRA’s Director of Behavior and Training, Alexandra Dilley, shares her tips for improving your dogs basic manners with NBC Washington’s Melissa Mollet. 
  • Keeping Wildlife Safe During the Summer Months Apr 17
    During the summer months, wildlife like squirrels , deer , and o possums are eating, mating, and exploring their environment more than they would be in winter, making human-wildlife contac...
  • We're Expecting, Kittens! Apr 1
    Spring brings more than April showers and May flowers to the Humane Rescue Alliance, it also brings kittens. HRA will have hundreds of kittens come through our doors over the next several months, and...
Facts & Stats

See the impact in our community

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