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Paralyzed Kitten Takes First Steps

  When 2-month-old Talleyrand arrived at the Humane Rescue Alliance, she was paralyzed with no deep pain or movement in her hind legs or tail. Our Animal Control Officer arrived on the scene to reports of her falling down a storm drain, her injuries left untreated for several days. X-rays confirmed she had a fracture of her L3 vertebra and shifting of her spinal column.   Shortly after arriving, Talleyrand started acupuncture treatment and has since regained... Read More

Puerto Rico Dogs Find New Home in DC

After several months of planning, the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) was thrilled to receive seven dogs from transfer partner Barks of Hope in Puerto Rico. The dogs traveled 1,500 miles as part of HRA's Shelter Animal Relief Effort (ShARE). ShARE brings together animal welfare organizations to give every adoptable animal the opportunity to be placed in a loving, permanent home. Animal welfare in Puerto Rico has long been a concern to both natives and visitors, with the... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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