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HRA Helps People and Animals Impacted by Harvey and Irma

Like you, we are heartbroken by the devastation caused by the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. We know a lot of you are wondering how the Humane Rescue Alliance is helping animals in need, and wanted to let you know what we’ve been doing to assist in the relief efforts: HRA sent a  five-person team to Dallas to assist the ASPCA's Field Investigations and Response team in the effort to help animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey. In addition to caring for more than... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Humane Rescue Alliance Names Dr. Joshua Woolsey Chief Medical Officer

Humane Rescue Alliance President and CEO Lisa LaFontaine announced today that the organization has named Dr. Joshua Woolsey to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Woolsey will oversee the Humane Rescue Alliance Medical Center, HRA’s Spay Neuter Center, the shelter medicine program at the two shelter locations and the care of the companion animals of public clients. He begins his duties immediately.   “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Joshua Woolsey to the Humane Rescue... Read More
at Wednesday, September 6, 2017

HRA Team Deploys to Texas to Care for Animals Impacted by Harvey

See daily updates below A five-person team from the Humane Rescue Alliance is flying to Dallas today to assist the ASPCA's Field Investigations and Response team in the effort to help animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey. The group will be helping with animal sheltering, care, and transport and will know more about the exact location of their work upon arrival in Texas. HRA’s team includes: Arwa El-Quesny, Animal Caregiver Thomas Ingle, Humane Law Enforcement Officer... Read More
at Monday, September 4, 2017

Max and Erica Scherzer Cover Adoption Fees to Help Clear Space for Animals Arriving from Texas

Washington Nationals All-Star Pitcher Max Scherzer and Humane Rescue Alliance Board Member Erica Scherzer are making a valuable contribution to the care of animals affected by Hurricane Harvey. The couple is generously funding all adoption fees at the Humane Rescue Alliance beginning Thursday, August 31. The initiative is designed to encourage adoptions this weekend in an effort to clear space for animals being relocated from Texas to Washington, DC, due to Hurricane Harvey.... Read More
at Thursday, August 31, 2017

HRA Overwhelmed with Support from Public During Flooding

The Humane Rescue Alliance would like to thank our friends and supporters for their tremendous and generous outpouring of support over the weekend. Our New York Avenue facility suffered flooding in some of our dog kennels, forcing us to move the dogs from those particular dens to safe, dry places. Thanks to the outstanding coordination by our entire team, our animals were never in danger and did not suffer any ill-effects from the flooding. However, the water surge caused us to lose a... Read More
at Monday, July 31, 2017

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