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Meow DC Tickets On Sale Now!

This week, Washington, DC – area’s passionate cat lovers will hear the news they have been waiting for: Meow DC , the first large cat event of its kind in the DC metropolitan area, will take place Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Dock 5/Union Market in Washington. This unique event will provide area cat enthusiasts with an outlet for EVERYTHING cat-related, including exhibitor booths, merchandise, giveaways, demonstrations, behaviorists and veterinarians; and, of course, adoptable cats!... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Monday, November 19, 2018

HRA Humane Law Enforcement Combats Multiple Cases of Animal Cruelty this Week

This week, DC resident Zahir Reeder was found guilty of cruelty to animals following a case that lasted almost two years. In addition, Katherine Spears of DC was arrested Wednesday, October 24 by the Metropolitan Police Department and charged with one count of cruelty to animals following an investigation by Humane Rescue Alliance humane law enforcement officers.  Combating animal cruelty is a job we take very seriously. Our law enforcement officers are available to help 24/7 and... Read More
at Thursday, October 25, 2018

NW DC Woman Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

Maria Helena Dias of Washington, DC, was arrested Monday by the Metropolitan Police Department and charged with seven counts of cruelty to animals following an investigation by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) humane law enforcement officers. On August 17, HRA’s Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) department received calls from a witness regarding animals in poor condition being drowned by a woman at a NW DC address. Subsequently, a video was sent to HLE that depicts a woman bathing seven... Read More
at Tuesday, October 16, 2018

HRA Issues Extreme Weather Pet Advisory

The Humane Rescue Alliance Humane Law Enforcement and Animal Control division has issued the following Extreme Weather Pet Advisory: The Washington, DC region is expected to experience extreme heat this week, with temperatures above 90 degrees. It is imperative that all pet owners provide proper care for pets, as outdoor conditions are not appropriate for companion animals. Residents are advised to bring their pets indoors and to limit outdoor time. District of Columbia law... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Monday, August 27, 2018

DC Man Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

Jawon Douglas, of Washington, DC, was arrested Wednesday by the Metropolitan Police Department and charged with three counts of cruelty to animals following an investigation by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) humane law enforcement officers. On May 17, HRA’s Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) department received a call about underage puppies being sold on the internet. After meeting with Douglas, representatives from DC Health issued a notice, advising Douglas that he was in violation of... Read More
at Thursday, August 2, 2018

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