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New Surgical Suite Opens: Maximizing Our Life-Saving Impact

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of our new high-quality, high-volume spay and neuter surgical suite at our Oglethorpe Street, NW location this week. This project and the build out of the space was made possible thanks to the generous support from donors who gave more than $17,000 as part of a Giving Tuesday campaign last November. In 2016, our amazing team of veterinarians and medical staff spayed or neutered 7,000 animals at our two medical facilities. Now, with the... Read More
at Wednesday, February 8, 2017

From Rescue to Potential Rescuer

HRA Shelter Dog Trains for Search and Rescue Work Labrador retrievers are pretty popular dogs. And there’s a reason for that. They tend to be happy, outgoing companions who get along well with a variety of people and animals. Still, they’re not for everyone. Labs tend to mature later than other dogs, sometimes retaining puppy-like qualities well into adulthood. And their exuberance and energy can be too much for many people. Bongo is a case in point. This handsome black Lab... Read More
at Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Humane Rescue Alliance Names Kim Keller Chief Development Officer

Humane Rescue Alliance President and CEO Lisa LaFontaine announced today that the organization has named Kim Keller to the position of Chief Development Officer. Keller will oversee the organization’s development department and will help guide all aspects of the organization’s fundraising. “We are thrilled to welcome Kim Keller to the Humane Rescue Alliance,” said LaFontaine. “Kim is an exceptionally seasoned professional, and as we enter a very exciting time in... Read More
at Tuesday, January 24, 2017

HRA Plays Important Role at Inauguration

Did you know the Humane Rescue Alliance field services team plays an important role on Inauguration Day? Our animal control officers worked closely with the Department of Health’s Animal Services Program to check all documentation, including current health certificates for the more than 200 horses that participated in the inaugural parade. Together, with District veterinarians, the team ensured all horses were healthy and fit to participate. During the inau guration, members of the... Read More
at Saturday, January 21, 2017

Puppies Rescued from South Korean Dog Meat Farm Arrive at HRA

Two dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in Wonju, South Korea arrived at the Humane Rescue Alliance this afternoon. The 9-week-old puppies, Gandalf and Molly, were part of a group of dogs rescued and transported by Humane Society International (HSI) to the United States for rehoming. Gandalf and Molly started their lives in some of the worst conditions imaginable, and we’re thrilled to help them begin their new lives here in DC. Read More
at Monday, January 16, 2017

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