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2017: An Impactful Year for the Animals and People in Our Community

Lisa LaFontaine, President & CEO As we celebrate the arrival of 2018, I wanted to take a moment to look back at 2017, which was a very exciting and impactful year for the animals and people of our community. HRA had four significant initiatives this year that will pay dividends for decades. I have never been so proud of our staff, and appreciative of our volunteers and supporters, who made these possible. They are: The HOPE (Help Out, Partner, and Engage) Program , which... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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

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

Lisa LaFontaine Named to Washington Business Journal's 2017 Women Who Mean Business Honorees

Congratulations to Humane Rescue Alliance President & CEO, Lisa LaFontaine, who was named to the  Washington Business Journal's 2017 Women Who Mean Business  list. The program honors the areas most influential businesswomen and those who have made a substantial impact in their industry and communities.  Learn more about Lisa’s impact on the world of animal welfare and her passion for advocating for the people and animals in our community. Read More
at Wednesday, November 1, 2017

DC Council Passes Standard of Care for Animals Amendment Act of 2017

The DC Council voted today to pass the “Standard of Care for Animals Amendment Act of 2017,” a significant revision to the laws governing the humane treatment of animals in the District of Columbia. The animal-welfare legislation provides the Humane Rescue Alliance’s Animal Control officers additional tools with which they can enforce the laws concerning the humane treatment of animals. The bill also creates and defines a standard of care for animals, including requirements... Read More
at Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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