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Humane Rescue Alliance Partners with Puerto Rico Shelter as part of National Sister Shelter Project

The Humane Rescue Alliance is traveling to Puerto Rico this week to visit with its “sister shelter,” Centro de Control de Animales de Carolina , to provide mentorship, support and hands-on problem solving and skill sharing. HRA’s Chief Operating Officer Stephanie Shain and Vice President for Strategic Operations Beau Archer traveled to Puerto Rico Tuesday to begin work with the shelter. In an effort to assist overwhelmed animal shelters in Puerto Rico, The Humane... Read More
at Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DC Mayor Bowser Signs Momma's Law

Yesterday, Mayor Muriel Bowser joined Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, and Humane Rescue Alliance President and CEO, Lisa LaFontaine, to sign the Extreme Weather Protection for Animals Emergency legislation into law. Introduced by Councilmember Todd, the legislation will establish temporary protections from extreme cold weather for dogs in the District of Columbia, until permanent legislation can be enacted. We salute Councilmember Todd’s leadership in spearheading this legislation.... Read More
at Wednesday, February 22, 2017

New Surgical Suite Opens: Maximizing Our Life-Saving Impact

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of our new 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 opening of the surgical center,... Read More
at Thursday, February 9, 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

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