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HRA Helps Keep Pets in Their Home with Affordable Pet Care

HRA's Lauren Lipsey joins NBC4's Sheena Parveen to discuss keeping pet care affordable in Washington, DC. Read More
at Friday, May 19, 2017

Keep Your Pet Safe in the Heat

Temperatures in the Washington, DC area hit the 90s this week, and while you think of creative ways to stay cool, remember that your pets are uncomfortable and in danger during extreme heat too! Humane Rescue Alliance Director of Behavior and Training, Alexandra Dilley, shares her top 10 tips for keeping your pets safe during times of extreme heat . Keep your pets indoors when temperatures are extreme and in the shade when they are outdoors. Walk your pets early in the morning or later... Read More
at Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Nationals Star Max Scherzer Stars in Humane Rescue Alliance Public Service Announcement

“Every Rescue Animal Has a Story” The Humane Rescue Alliance has enlisted the assistance of an All-Star to encourage the public to adopt rescue animals. Washington Nationals All-Star and two-time Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer and adoptable dog “Glee” star in the public service announcement, which will debut this week. The public service announcement was recorded at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street Adoption Center this spring. During the video, Scherzer explains... Read More
at Monday, May 8, 2017

Basic Manners: Barking, Biting and Chewing

HRA’s Director of Behavior and Training, Alexandra Dilley, shares her tips for improving your dogs basic manners with NBC Washington’s Melissa Mollet.  Interested in learning more? Our experienced trainers can help guide you and your pet through the common behavior problems and challenges that may face many pet owners. Additional information about our Washington, DC based training classes is available at  humanerescuealliance.org/training . Upcoming... Read More
at Friday, April 28, 2017

Keeping Wildlife Safe During the Summer Months

During the summer months, wildlife like squirrels , deer , and o possums are eating, mating, and exploring their environment more than they would be in winter, making human-wildlife contact more likely. Humane Rescue Alliance Wildlife Specialist, Cindy Valasquez, offers some tips to keep the animals safe this summer. 1. N ever feed wildlife Feeding wildlife not only disturbs their natural diet, it decreases their fear of humans, putting everyone... Read More
at Monday, April 17, 2017

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