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adoptable cat Yuna

Staff Favorite: Yuna!

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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

  • HRA Rescues Bald Eagle Jul 17
    An injured eagle rescued in Southeast DC by Humane Rescue Alliance officers has recovered and returned to the wild. It was an eventful start to the Fourth of July weekend for our Field S...
  • Nationals Pet Calendar Benefits HRA Jul 1
    Go behind the scenes with HRA and see your favorite Washington Nationals players with their family pets and adoptable animals from the Humane Rescue Alliance, in the 2017-2018 Pet Calendar photo shoo...
  • Independence Day and Pets: Tips from the Humane Rescue Alliance Jun 28
    Fourth of July fireworks are a celebration of our nation’s heritage as we salute the founding of our country with friends and family. But not every member of the family is in on the celebrati...
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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