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Humane Rescue Alliance

Category: Animal Welfare

Celebrating HRA Fosters

HRA's robust network of foster families take in and care for some of our community's most vulnerable animals and allow us to care for more animals in need. In April alone, HRA was able to send 112 animals into foster care, where they can relax and enjoy life in a home environment. With those animals out of the shelter, HRA was able to transfer in 57 animals from other rescue organizations, increasing their likelihood of getting adopted and saving even more lives. HRA foster... Read More
at Sunday, May 13, 2018

Humane Rescue Alliance, Mars Petcare, Team Up with DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Clean City Initiative to Develop Program

Better Cities for Pets™ Means Cleaner Cities for Everyone! It’s easy to agree that educated pet owners who clean up after their animals are critical components of a pet-friendly city. Washington, DC, Mars Petcare and the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) have announced that they will develop a program to encourage pet owners to clean up after their animals. The program will be part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s ongoing Clean City Initiative , designed to make... Read More
at Friday, April 20, 2018

Sophie's Fund: Providing Critical Care to Animals in Need

Earlier this month Jamal was found painfully limping along busy New York Avenue in Northeast DC and brought to the Humane Rescue Alliance for help. When our medical staff examined Jamal, they discovered his left rear femur was severely fractured. Bones were broken and out of alignment, and could not have healed on their own. Repairing it required complex and costly surgery, estimated at about $4,000.  During surgery, it was discovered that Jamal's hip was also dislocated.... Read More
at Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Humane Rescue Alliance Debuts Public Service Announcement Featuring Max Scherzer and John Wall

The Humane Rescue Alliance debuts a new public service announcement this spring, as two of Washington, DC’s top sports stars lend a hand to promote pet adoption. Washington Nationals All-Star and Cy Young Award Winner Max Scherzer and Washington Wizards four-time All-Star point guard John Wall appear in HRA’s “Every Rescue Animal Has a Story” campaign. “We are so proud that the professional athletes in our city - like John Wall and Max Scherzer – are... Read More
at Thursday, April 12, 2018

In a Case Lasting More Than a Year and a Half DC Man Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

Today, after a year-long investigation and court case, DC resident Rashad Friday pled guilty to one count of cruelty to animals following an investigation and prosecution by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) officers. “This case is a testament to the tireless work of our HLE officers to protect the animals of our city,” said HRA’s Vice President of Field Services Chris Schindler. “It has been a very long road with these animals and many... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Thursday, April 5, 2018

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