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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

Chris Schindler Named VP of Field Services at the Humane Rescue Alliance

Humane Rescue Alliance President and CEO Lisa LaFontaine announced today that she has named Chris Schindler to the position of Vice President of Field Services for the organization. Schindler brings more than 20 years of animal welfare experience, specifically expertise in the areas of animal cruelty and dog fighting. Schindler will oversee HRA’s Humane Law Enforcement and Animal Control divisions. He begins his duties today. “Chris Schindler is one of the... Read More
at Thursday, November 30, 2017

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

HRA Deployment Teams Continue Care for Animals Impacted by Harvey and Irma

This past week, HRA staff in Texas provided relief and continued the critical work of our first deployment team at an emergency shelter in Dallas. In partnership with the ASPCA’s Field Investigations and Response team and the SPCA of Texas , the team managed animal care and sheltering and helped to wrap up a truly impressive endeavor, reuniting and sending more than 300 animals home with their owners. While our team in Texas wrapped up their work, our deployment team to Atlanta... Read More
at Saturday, September 23, 2017

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