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Badly Hurt Puppy Finds New Home After Long Recovery

The Humane Rescue Alliance is dedicated to caring for even the most vulnerable animals who come through our doors. Thanks to generous partners like Friendship Hospital for Animals (FHA), we are able to do just that. Two-month-old Spartacus came to HRA in March in need of immediate medical attention. He had been badly attacked by another dog and, in addition to open wounds and bruising, he had two fractured legs and lost the tip of his right ear.  Spartacus needed surgery to repair the... Read More

6 Things You Won't Want to Miss at Meow DC

Meow DC is the District's first event of its kind, celebrating cats and cat lovers! Taking place at Dock 5 at Union Market on April 27, cat fanatics and animal enthusiasts alike will enjoy vendor booths, adoptable animals, demonstrations, and giveaways. Don't be afraid to wear your fandom on your sleeve. Come dressed in your favorite cat-themed clothes and you could win a prize for "Most Enthusiastic Cat Lover!"   Here are six reasons you don't want to... Read More
at Thursday, April 4, 2019

Puppy Love: Caring for One of HRA's Most Vulnerable Populations

Neonatal puppies are one of the most vulnerable and resource-intensive populations in a shelter environment. With fast, forward-thinking coordination, and support from our incredible community, the Humane Rescue Alliance was able to care for more than 200 puppies in 2018. HRA's transport and rescue program received frequent requests for help from area shelters inundated with nursing moms and puppies. When possible, HRA is proud to help give these animals an increased chance at survival and... Read More
at Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Taft: Missouri 500 Survivor Finds New Home

The largest dog fighting bust in U.S. history occurred in 2009 and was known as the Missouri 500 . HRA's VP of Field Services, Chris Schindler, was closely involved with many aspects of the case. Five hundred dogs were seized in six states. Ten of those dogs made it to the Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL), one of the legacy organizations that became the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA). All ten dogs found their new families in the DC area including one young dog named Taft. Yesterday,... Read More
at Saturday, March 2, 2019

Mighty Aphrodite: Groundbreaking Surgery Gives Aphrodite a Second Chance

Aphrodite's jet black fur and piercing green eyes are striking. Even more so is the rare and severe medical condition this young cat fought to overcome the first six months of her life. At just eight weeks old, Aphrodite was surrendered to the Humane Rescue Alliance with her two siblings. The three kittens were transferred to a foster home for specialized care, where, unlike her siblings, Aphrodite struggled to thrive. On top of pneumonia and ringworm, Aprhodite's severe congestion... Read More
at Sunday, December 30, 2018

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