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Roger Marmet on Lisa LaFontaine’s 10th Anniversary

By: Roger Marmet | Chairman of the Board of Directors, Humane Rescue Alliance I’m excited to note that August 6 marks a very special anniversary for the Humane Rescue Alliance’s President and CEO Lisa LaFontaine , as we celebrate her 10th year in Washington, DC.  But this is not only a notable anniversary for Lisa. This marks a watershed moment for animal welfare in the Washington, DC region. On this date in 2007, Lisa began her tenure guiding the future of the... Read More
at Sunday, August 6, 2017 | 0 comments

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

HRA Rescues Bald Eagle

An injured eagle rescued in Southeast DC by Humane Rescue Alliance officers has recovered and returned to the wild. It was an eventful start to the Fourth of July weekend for our Field Services team. Officers Phillips, Moyer, and Jesien arrived on scene Saturday, July 1 after receiving a report of an injured bald eagle in Southeast DC. The eagle was found around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, following intense rain that came with an afternoon thunderstorm, and was demonstrating... Read More
at Monday, July 17, 2017

Eight Famous Humane Rescue Alliance Alums You Should be Following on Instagram

We know you’ve seen them. As you scan through your Instagram feed, lots of ‘famous’ pets with their very own Instagram pages. Of course, they are very popular, eliciting “oohs and aahs” from animal lovers around the world. Not to be outdone, the Humane Rescue Alliance presents eight HRA alums you should be following on Instagram. Let’s meet them! Baby Blue Bison Say hello to Baby Blue Bison! This handsome boy with one blue eye and one brown eye... Read More
at Thursday, June 1, 2017

18-Year-Old Dog Finds New Home

Julep, an 18-year-old hound/pit bull mix, was surrendered to the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) last month after her owner passed away. As one of the oldest dogs we have had in our care, word that she was available for adoption travelled fast. She was featured in several news articles and her story shared more than 4,000 times on Facebook. Wayne, who lost his 11-year-old pit bull in December, saw Julep's story and arrived at HRA's Oglethorpe Street adoption... Read More
at Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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