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DC Man Arrested for Felony Dog Fighting

Tavone Brown of Washington, DC was arrested Wednesday on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers for felony animal fighting. Mr. Brown was taken into custody by the Metropolitan Police Department. Thursday, HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers, in collaboration with Prince George’s County Animal Management Division, executed a related search warrant at the residence of Terence Dorsey of District Heights, MD. Officers searched for evidence... Read More
at Friday, February 1, 2019

Laurel, MD Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

James Johnson of Laurel, MD, was arrested today on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers for animal cruelty. The Humane Rescue Alliance offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of a man seen in surveillance video striking a dog, pulling her from under a car, and leaving her in a liquor store parking lot. Information provided by the public led HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers to Mr. Johnson. ... Read More
at Thursday, January 31, 2019

DC Man Arrested for Viciously Beating His Dog

Jonathon Lamarr Little was arrested on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers and charged with animal cruelty. Mr. Little turned himself in yesterday to the US Marshals Service and was arraigned today in Superior Court District of Columbia. On December 26, HRA received a call alleging a man was cruelly beating his dog. The caller stated that the man was seen aggressively whipping the dog with a leash, picking the dog up off the ground by the... Read More
at Saturday, January 26, 2019

HRA Reminds DC Federal Workers Furloughed by the Government Shut Down About Pet Pantry Program

Federal Workers in Need Can Access Pet Pantry The Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) would like to make sure federal workers who reside in DC are aware of Pet Pantry , which supplies DC pet owners who indicate need, with at least half the food needed by their animals each month. “The government shut down impacts not only some federal workers no longer receiving a paycheck, but their entire family, including their pets,” said Lisa LaFontaine, HRA’s President and CEO.... Read More
at Thursday, January 17, 2019

2018: A Year in Review

Lisa LaFontaine, President and CEO As we begin 2019, our third full year as the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA), I am proud to share with you the highlights of the year that just ended, including the expansion of key programs and launch of several new initiatives. In 2018, we significantly expanded our Help Out, Partner, and Engage (HOPE) program , HRA’s community-based outreach initiative providing people and animals in under-resourced areas of DC with services and information. HOPE,... Read More
at Friday, January 4, 2019

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