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Category: Success Story

HRA: Caring For the Most Vulnerable

From preventative medicine and infectious disease control to emergency care, shelter veterinarians must be able to adapt to the ever-changing needs of a shelter environment and provide innovative solutions to care for some of the community's most vulnerable animal populations. Nowhere is that more evident than at the Humane Rescue Alliance. Our medical team is dedicated to caring for and changing the outcome for the more than 20,000 animals they serve annually. One of those... Read More
at Friday, July 20, 2018

Tireless Effort and Continuing Care Lead to Bright Future for Neglected Dog

At the Humane Rescue Alliance, we’re dedicated to protecting animals and to placing them with caring families. Such was the case with Ronald, who after 20 months in our care, as part of a long-term humane law enforcement case, was adopted in May. “We knew he was a special dog from the moment we met him,” said Ronald’s adopters, Hannah and Jeff. “Now that he is home we truly cannot imagine a dog that would bring us more joy. Thank you to everyone at HRA... Read More
at Thursday, May 31, 2018

A Journey to Happiness: Ming and Bambina

Ming and Bambina arrived at the Humane Rescue Alliance in the spring of 2016. Although they were each found separately by different people on different dates, they both faced similar challenges. They were very young - about four weeks old - when they were found and they had a common congenital condition called eyelid agenisis. This means one or both eyelids fail to develop properly and the cats are therefore unable to completely close their eyes. This causes the eyes to become dried out,... Read More
at Thursday, December 14, 2017

A Fairy Tale Ending for Julep

Julep was surrendered to the Humane Rescue Alliance in February after her owner passed away, a relatively common situation.  What made her situation unique was her age. At 18 years old, she was, we believe, the oldest dog we’ve ever had in our care. Not surprisingly, Julep became something of a celebrity among staff and volunteers. “She was really sweet,” says adoptions counselor Joel Lopez. “She liked to lay on you…pretty much an oversized... Read More
at Monday, December 11, 2017

The Special Animals of HRA Staff

Special. When it comes to animals that share our lives, this adjective can mean many things. It may relate in some way to the strength and intensity of the relationship we have with them. It also may refer to an unusual or unique ability or personality trait. And sometimes an animal earns “special” status because of a physical abnormality or disability. No matter what the reason for this designation, it’s fair to say that many people consider their animal companions to be... Read More
at Thursday, August 31, 2017

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