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HRA Veterinarian Supports the Spayathon for Puerto Rico

Last week, Humane Rescue Alliance veterinarian, Dr. Jackie Hathaway, was on the ground supporting the second round of Spayathon for Puerto Rico , in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States. This ambitious project is aiming to provide free spay/neuter and vaccination services to 30,000 dogs and cats over 12 months. The first round in June helped 5,600 dogs and cats, with a goal of assisting 8,000 animals, in eight clinics across the commonwealth, in round two.  ... Read More
at Monday, November 12, 2018

SE DC Woman Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

Terri Bordeaux of Washington, DC, was arrested Friday by the Metropolitan Police Department and charged with animal cruelty for failure to provide adequate veterinary care for a dog, following an investigation by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) humane law enforcement officers. On June 12, 2018, the Humane Rescue Alliance received a call from a concerned citizen about a dog that was missing all of its fur and bleeding in SE Washington, DC. Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) Officer Russell... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Friday, November 9, 2018

HRA President & CEO, Lisa LaFontaine, Elected Board Chairman for The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (formerly the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators) announced today that Humane Rescue Alliance President & CEO, Lisa LaFontaine, was elected as the organization’s next Board Chairman. AAWA is an international network of professionals who actively lead and manage community animal shelters and animal control agencies and develop and promote industry best practices for cultivating collaboration in the animal welfare... Read More
at Friday, November 9, 2018

$5,000 Reward: HRA Investigates Horrific Act of Animal Cruelty

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT AND PHOTOS.   On Tuesday, November 6 the Humane Rescue Alliance received an anonymous tip that lead officers to the picnic area of Langdon Park NE in Washington, DC where they discovered a pit bull type dog deceased and abandoned. The dog was most likely left at the location late Monday (November 5) or early Tuesday morning (November 6) before 9:30 a.m. The location of the park is the 2900 block of 20 th Street, NE. The Humane Rescue Alliance... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Wednesday, November 7, 2018

HRA Provides Positive Outcome for the Cats of Barry Farms

With the impending departure of longtime residents from Washington, DC’s Barry Farms housing complex due to the incoming redevelopment of the neighborhood, residents are packing up their belongings and slowly relocating. But, for M.G., the cats came first. Like many neighborhoods in DC, a group of community cats live in the Barry Farms neighborhood. These cats live outdoors and caring citizens look out for their well-being. They provide food and water for them and work closely with the... Read More
at Thursday, October 25, 2018

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