Humane Rescue Alliance

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

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





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  • HRA Dispatcher Answers Urgent Calls for Help Feb 20
    Over the course of two weeks, two beloved dogs are alive today because of the unwavering, quick, resourcefulness of Humane Rescue Alliance field services dispatcher, Karen Sweigard. Last weekend, ...
  • HRA's Most Eligible Animals Feb 12
    Come meet your soulmate! Soulmates can be hard to find, especially in the age of dating apps. Get back to basics and find love at one of our adoption centers. HRA wants to make finding...
  • HRA Humane Education Students Show Their Soft Side Feb 9
    HRA’s Humane Education program reached 2,700 youngsters in 2017, including these kind young men from Whittier Educational Campus. They are part of an after school group learning about kindness ...
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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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400 animals

Each month meet their forever family

565 Animals

Each monthare spayed and neutered

1,500 Calls

For help each month answered by our field officers

2,400 hours

Each month of combined volunteer work

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

Adopters, Mark & Rebecca