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Going Mobile: The HRA Mobile Veterinary Clinic

The Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) faces many challenges each day in caring for the District's animals. At the top of that list is transportation. Enter the solution: a 33-foot mobile veterinary clinic brightly adorned with the faces of a few of the cats and dogs HRA has helped in the past. But this clinic doesn't just look good on the outside. The custom-designed, state-of-the-art, diesel vehicle is a self-contained veterinary hospital on wheels. It is equipped with a two-table... Read More
at Thursday, July 19, 2018

HRA's Youngest Supporters

The Humane Rescue Alliance is fortunate to have supporters of all ages, with HRA's  humane education program emphasizing kindness, compassion, and responsibility to thousands of  young people each year. We continue to be inspired the young people in our community as they work hard and find creative ways to support the animals of the District and the programs and services of the Humane Rescue Alliance.  Making an Impact at Any Age ... Read More
Posted by Alix John at Wednesday, May 16, 2018

HRA Humane Education Students Show Their Soft Side

HRA’s Humane Education program reached 2,700 youngsters in 2017, including these kind young men from Whittier Educational Campus. They are part of an after school group learning about kindness through animal interactions and educational talks. When  Show Your Soft Side  sent posters featuring their idols -- athletes like New England Patriots’ Lawrence Guy, New Orleans Saints’ Senio Kelemete, and Baltimore Ravens’ Ryan Jensen and Ronnie Stanley -- the boys were... Read More
at Friday, February 9, 2018

HRA Launches Humane Heroes Foster Program

Combating animal cruelty is a job we take very seriously. Humane Rescue Alliance law enforcement officers are available day or night to help any animal in need. Now, through a joint effort between HRA’s foster and humane law enforcement departments, our robust and generous network of fosters will make it possible for us to care for more animals in need, as part of the Humane Heroes program.  Humane Heroes is an opportunity for our fosters to support HRA’s... Read More
at Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New DC Laws Prohibit Animals Left Outside Longer Than 15 Minutes with Temps Below Freezing

New Law Also Defines Adequate Shelter for Animals Kept Outside with Temperatures Below 40 Degrees With the change of seasons and cold weather in the forecast, the Humane Rescue Alliance reminds all DC residents of the new laws recently passed by the DC Council protecting animals during colder temperatures. “This is our first cold weather season under the new laws established to protect Washington, DC’s animals during extreme temperatures,” said Lisa LaFontaine,... Read More
at Friday, November 10, 2017

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