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HRA’s Chris Schindler Joins Members of Congress at U.S. Capitol to Urge Passage of the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act

On Monday, July 15 the Humane Rescue Alliance along with adoptable dogs joined the Humane Society of the United States, the Humane Society Legislative Fund, and a group of bipartisan lawmakers at the U.S. Capital, to urge the passage of the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act , H.R. 724. The PACT Act would make it a federal crime to commit malicious acts of cruelty to an animal on federal property or in interstate commerce. At the event, HRA’s Vice President of Field... Read More

Keeping Your Dog Safe in Extreme Heat

Limit Outdoor Time Residents are advised to bring their pets indoors and to limit outdoor time. District of Columbia law states that an animal cannot be outdoors for more than 15 minutes during periods of extreme weather without human accompaniment or adequate shelter. Extreme weather means temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. When the temperature is above 80 degrees, a dog kept outside must have access to adequate shelter. This means a dog must have access to a shelter... Read More
at Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Humane Rescue Alliance Offers $5,000 Reward for Information About a Horrific Animal Cruelty Case

Warning, graphic photos below.  The Humane Rescue Alliance is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons involved in a horrific case of alleged animal cruelty. In the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 10, a man abandoned an approximately 9-month-old male puppy across the street from One Eight Distilling on Okie St. NE. Surveillance footage shows the man driving a four door, dark-colored sedan,... Read More
at Monday, July 15, 2019

Timothy Reardon Joins the Humane Rescue Alliance Board of Directors

The Humane Rescue Alliance announces the election of Tim Reardon to serve on its board of directors. Reardon is the Chief Executive Officer for Constellis, the leading provider of risk management, humanitarian, social intelligence training, and operational support to government and commercial clients throughout the world.   Reardon’s career in national security began with 10 years at the Central Intelligence Agency, followed by numerous executive leadership positions at Lockheed... Read More
at Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Humane Rescue Alliance and St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center Announce Merger

The Humane Rescue Alliance of Washington, DC, and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center of Madison, New Jersey, announced today that the organizations are merging to create the first regional, community-based, multi-state animal welfare organization in the nation. The combined group will provide direct rescue and care of animals in need, cruelty investigations and local animal control services, robust regional community support programs that allow pets to stay with their families, and a... Read More
at Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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