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Regional Lifesaving Work Leads to Overabundance of Cats and Dogs at the Humane Rescue Alliance

The Humane Rescue Alliance announced today that the organization’s two adoption centers and foster homes have an overabundance of dogs and cats of all ages available for adoption. Due to urgent assistance needed by another shelter and a recent humane law enforcement seizure, both adoption centers are at capacity. In an effort to encourage those who have been thinking about pet adoption to visit HRA adoption centers this weekend, the organization will waive adoption fees Saturday and... Read More
at Thursday, June 28, 2018

Eating Animals

Kim Keller, Chief Development Officer, Humane Rescue Alliance The Washington, DC screening of the film Eating Animals was a remarkable experience for me. Like many people, I need to remind myself that food options we might take for granted are tied to the lives and deaths of real animals.  Working at Humane Rescue Alliance, I see animals every day. Here, we regularly rejoice at adoptions and are heart-struck by animals who come to us suffering from neglect and... Read More
at Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Humane Law Enforcement Officers Seize 21 Animals Living In Unsanitary Conditions in DC

Yesterday, HRA Humane Law Enforcement officers executed a search warrant in the District which resulted in the seizure of 21 animals living in inadequate and unsanitary conditions. Ten dogs, seven turtles of various sizes and breeds, including a snapping turtle, three toads and a snake were found in a three-story townhouse. The dogs were found in crates on every level of the home with urine and feces throughout. The case is currently under investigation by HRA Humane Law Enforcement. ... Read More
at Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Pride is Picking Up

It’s easy to agree that educated pet owners who clean up after their animals are critical components of a pet-friendly city. Today, the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA), Washington, DC, and Mars Petcare launched “Pride is Picking Up,” a program to encourage pet owners to clean up after their animals.    “Pride is Picking Up” is part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s ongoing Clean City Initiative, designed to make Washington, DC a cleaner, safer place to live.... Read More
at Monday, June 18, 2018

Keeping Your Dog Safe in Extreme Heat

The Washington, DC region is expected to experience extreme heat over the next five days, with temperatures approaching 100 degrees. It is imperative that all pet owners provide proper care for their pets, as outdoor conditions are not appropriate for companion animals. Limit Outdoor Time Residents are advised to bring their pets indoors and to limit outdoor time. District of Columbia law states that an animal cannot be outdoors for more than 15 minutes during periods of extreme... Read More
at Friday, June 15, 2018

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