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HRA Field Service Team Rescues Drowning Bird Stuck in the Middle of the River

In honor of National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week, we’re sharing just one story from the more than 20,000 calls for help our officers receive each year. When the animals of the District of Columbia need help, our dedicated professionals are available 24/7 and we’re incredibly thankful for our entire Field Services team and the impact they are making in our community every day.  On April 9, Humane Rescue Alliance animal control officers received a call from a... Read More
at Wednesday, April 11, 2018

In a Case Lasting More Than a Year and a Half DC Man Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

Today, after a year-long investigation and court case, DC resident Rashad Friday pled guilty to one count of cruelty to animals following an investigation and prosecution by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) officers. “This case is a testament to the tireless work of our HLE officers to protect the animals of our city,” said HRA’s Vice President of Field Services Chris Schindler. “It has been a very long road with these animals and many... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Thursday, April 5, 2018

PSA Star Glee Available for Adoption

Last year the Humane Rescue Alliance enlisted the assistance of Washington Nationals All-Star Max Scherzer to encourage the public to adopt rescue animals, like Glee. During the video, Scherzer explains to viewers that every rescue animal has a story and describes Glee’s journey from the streets of Birmingham to an overcrowded Alabama shelter and finally to the Humane Rescue Alliance. Scherzer explains that rescue animals are often simply the victims of bad luck, but they have... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Wednesday, March 28, 2018

HRA Vet Tech Advocates for Animals In Need

The staff of the Humane Rescue Alliance are the lifeblood of the organization. Together, our teams make it possible for HRA to serve thousands of animals in our community annually. Chelsea Bacote shares her story of how she works to exemplify HRA’s core values and mission in her day-to-day work as a veterinary technician assistant at the Humane Rescue Alliance. By Chelsea Bacote Due to my hearing impairment, it often stops me from connecting with people more quickly than expected.... Read More
at Monday, March 26, 2018

HRA Animal Control and Humane Law Enforcement Take in 35 Cats in Possible Hoarding Case

UPDATE: HRA’s Humane Law Enforcement and Animal Control Investigators executed a search warrant on Sunday at an apartment where 35 cats were surrendered last Thursday evening in a possible cat hoarding case. Officers on Thursday suspected there may be more cats at the premises and indeed they found 6 more cats and 2 turtles in varying states of poor health. The turtles were found in extremely dirty water with one having their shell negatively impacted. The case continues to be under... Read More
at Friday, March 16, 2018

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