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Category: Animal Welfare

HRA Dispatcher Answers Urgent Calls for Help

Over the course of two weeks, two beloved dogs are alive today because of the unwavering, quick, resourcefulness of Humane Rescue Alliance field services dispatcher, Karen Sweigard. Last weekend, a caller, who was audibly upset, reported his small Shih Tzu dog was choking on a piece of chicken, and clearly in distress. The dog was foaming at the mouth and having extreme difficulty breathing. Karen was quick to make an announcement over the radio to all field officers on duty, but due to the... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Tuesday, February 20, 2018

HRA's Most Eligible Animals

Come meet your soulmate! Soulmates can be hard to find, especially in the age of dating apps. Get back to basics and find love at one of our adoption centers. HRA wants to make finding love even easier, so from February 17-18 all adoption fees will be 25 percent off!  Scroll down to see some of HRA's most eligible pets and view all available animals online . Bruno Name: Bruno Age: 10 years old Weight: 10 pounds Sign: Aquarius Bruno likes peace... Read More
at Monday, February 12, 2018

2017: An Impactful Year for the Animals and People in Our Community

Lisa LaFontaine, President & CEO As we celebrate the arrival of 2018, I wanted to take a moment to look back at 2017, which was a very exciting and impactful year for the animals and people of our community. HRA had four significant initiatives this year that will pay dividends for decades. I have never been so proud of our staff, and appreciative of our volunteers and supporters, who made these possible. They are: The HOPE (Help Out, Partner, and Engage) Program , which... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tips for Pet Owners During Cold Weather

As the thermometer drops into the 30s and below, it’s time for some reminders for pet owners about protecting their pets during cold weather. With some preventative measures in dealing with the cold, many problems can be easily avoided. Some important wintertime tips to remember: If it’s too cold for you, it’s probably too cold for your pet, so keep your animals inside. After each walk, wash and dry your pet’s feet and abdomen to remove ice, salt and... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Friday, December 29, 2017

Dedicated Efforts From Humane Law Enforcement Lead To Rescue of Neglected, Injured Puppy

When abuse or neglect of an animal is suspected, the Humane Rescue Alliance’s Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) officers will not rest until they thoroughly investigate a case and ensure the long-term safety of the animal in question. Such was the case with Dutchess. A young exuberant puppy with nothing but love to give, Dutchess was discovered in a home in DC during a check of the dog’s welfare and condition. When HRA HLE Sgt. Dan D’Eramo arrived at the residence of... Read More
at Friday, December 22, 2017

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