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Six Cats Rescued from Unsanitary Conditions in NW DC

A Humane Rescue Alliance investigation into suspected animal cruelty in NW DC led to the rescue of six cats today under a search and seizure warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers. HLE Officers removed six cats, including kittens, who were living in unsafe and unsanitary conditions on the premises. Several of the animals were suffering from untreated medical conditions, such as severe upper respiratory infections, and in dire need of veterinary attention. Upon approach,... Read More
at Friday, August 16, 2019

Help Us Clear the Shelters 2019

The Humane Rescue Alliance will once again join NBC4 to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters  annual nationwide pet adoption drive. HRA will offer the public fee-waived adoptions on Saturday, August 17, 2019 as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative that seeks to find new homes for homeless pets.  Clear the Shelters  comes after last year’s highly successful event, which resulted in thousands of pets finding... Read More
at Thursday, August 1, 2019

Reward Doubled for Information About Horrific Animal Cruelty Case

Humane Rescue Alliance Humane Law Enforcement Officers are still in need of the public’s assistance to find the person or persons involved in a horrific case of alleged animal cruelty . Shepherd, a 9-month-old puppy was abandoned across the street from One Eight Distilling on Okie St. NE in the early morning hours on July 10. Surveillance footage shows the man driving a four door, dark-colored sedan, possibly a Dodge Charger, missing its hood. Weighing just 15 pounds and... Read More
at Thursday, July 25, 2019

HRA’s Chris Schindler Joins Members of Congress at U.S. Capitol to Urge Passage of the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act

On Monday, July 15 the Humane Rescue Alliance along with adoptable dogs joined the Humane Society of the United States, the Humane Society Legislative Fund, and a group of bipartisan lawmakers at the U.S. Capital, to urge the passage of the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act , H.R. 724. The PACT Act would make it a federal crime to commit malicious acts of cruelty to an animal on federal property or in interstate commerce. At the event, HRA’s Vice President of Field... Read More

Keeping Your Dog Safe in Extreme Heat

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 weather without human accompaniment or adequate shelter. Extreme weather means temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. When the temperature is above 80 degrees, a dog kept outside must have access to adequate shelter. This means a dog must have access to a shelter... Read More
at Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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