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Share your happy tails

Do you have a ‘happy tail’ to share with our adoption team? We’d love to hear from you! Please email photos and information to:

Post-op spay/neuter concerns:

Please reference the handout contained in your adoption packet for more thorough information about symptoms, treatment, and seeking medical care for your animal. The following applies only to animals who had a spay/neuter surgery prior to adoption via the Humane Rescue Alliance.

In most cases, post-op complications are not an emergency and can wait until the next business day to be checked. Depending on the day of the week on which you observe symptoms, please consult the below details to determine who you should contact to schedule an appointment.

Note: HRA will not treat non-surgical related health issues. Surgery and the associated stress can strain the immune system and cause manifestation of pre-existing problems and/or development of infectious diseases. In these cases, please visit your personal veterinarian. HRA is not liable for costs incurred at an outside veterinary practice. 

Monday - Thursday:

Contact: Sara Spendelow, Office Manager,
(202) 608-1356 x 103.
National Capital Area Spay & Neuter Center
1001 L Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

Friday -Sunday:

Contact: Adoption Department, (202) 727 – 7369 or (202) 727-5494
Location: New York Avenue Adoption Center, 1201 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002


Questions about your adopted animal?

Please contact the adoption center from which you adopted your animal. For animals adopted from foster, please contact the New York Ave Adoption Center.

New York Ave Adoption Center
(202) 727 – 7369 / (202) 727 – 5494

Oglethorpe St Adoption Center
(202) 726 - 2556

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