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Nationals Star Max Scherzer Stars in Humane Rescue Alliance Public Service Announcement

“Every Rescue Animal Has a Story” The Humane Rescue Alliance has enlisted the assistance of an All-Star to encourage the public to adopt rescue animals. Washington Nationals All-Star and two-time Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer and adoptable dog “Glee” star in the public service announcement, which will debut this week. The public service announcement was recorded at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street Adoption Center this spring. During the video, Scherzer explains... Read More
at Monday, May 8, 2017

Basic Manners: Barking, Biting and Chewing

HRA’s Director of Behavior and Training, Alexandra Dilley, shares her tips for improving your dogs basic manners with NBC Washington’s Melissa Mollet.  Interested in learning more? Our experienced trainers can help guide you and your pet through the common behavior problems and challenges that may face many pet owners. Additional information about our Washington, DC based training classes is available at  humanerescuealliance.org/training . Read More
at Friday, April 28, 2017

Keeping Wildlife Safe During the Summer Months

During the summer months, wildlife like squirrels , deer , and o possums are eating, mating, and exploring their environment more than they would be in winter, making human-wildlife contact more likely. Humane Rescue Alliance Wildlife Specialist, Cindy Valasquez, offers some tips to keep the animals safe this summer. 1. N ever feed wildlife Feeding wildlife not only disturbs their natural diet, it decreases their fear of humans, putting everyone... Read More
at Monday, April 17, 2017

We're Expecting, Kittens!

Spring brings more than April showers and May flowers to the Humane Rescue Alliance, it also brings kittens. HRA will have hundreds of kittens come through our doors over the next several months, and we need your help!  Adopt If you’ve been thinking about adding a new member to your family, now is a great time to consider adopting from HRA. Before they head to their forever homes, adoptable animals are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated. Stephanie... Read More
at Saturday, April 1, 2017

iSpeakDog: Bridging the Communications Gap Between People and Their Dogs

To help improve the relationship people have with their dogs, the Humane Rescue Alliance has teamed up with The Academy for Dog Trainers , The Bark Magazine , and The Pet Professional Guild   to launch iSpeakDog, a global campaign and website designed to help people better understand dog body language and behavior. The Humane Rescue Alliance is proud to participate as a local partner to provide resources and share knowledge with dog guardians in the Washington, DC region. ... Read More
at Monday, March 27, 2017

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