Humane Rescue Alliance

Advocating for animal-friendly communities. Strengthening the animal-human bond.

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A tenacious advocate for animals, building an alliance that can tackle the systemic challenges facing animals in our region and beyond, with the goal of saving more lives.


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News & Events

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Meet Your Match Today!

Are you looking for a new dog to add to your family? We have dozens of incredible dogs ready for adoption. Can't adopt but want to help? Sign up to foster


  • HRA helps rescue a cat stuck in a tree for days Nov 11
    When Delores Bushong’s beloved cat Hank got stuck in a tree more than 50 feet up, she called the Humane Rescue Alliance for assistance. For five days, our Field Services team attempted to get H...
  • DC Cat Count helps train artificial intelligence algorithms Nov 9
    Earlier this year, the Humane Rescue Alliance along with its partners PetSmart Charities, ASPCA, HSUS, and independent researchers wrapped up a three-year effort to count the number of cats in the Di...
  • HRA issues statement of support for BARK Act Oct 22
    Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-M.D.), Fred Upton (R-M.I.), Lucy McBath (D-G.A.) and Young Kim (R-C.A.) introduced the bipartisan Bring Animals Relief and Kibble (BARK) Act today to provide liability protect...
Facts & Stats

See the impact in our community

We are dedicated to ensuring the safety and welfare of all animals in addition to bringing people and animals together.

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400 animals

Each month meet their forever family

565 Animals

Each monthare spayed and neutered

1,600 Calls

For help each month answered by our field officers

2,400 hours

Each month of combined volunteer work

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HRA Blog

Read more about the Humane Rescue Alliance's mission to protect animals, support families, and advocate for a world where all animals can thrive.

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