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Animal Welfare: A look back, around, and forward with Dr. Roger Haston

Dr. Roger Haston, Chief Analytics Officer of PetSmart Charities, gave two, standing-room-only presentations, at the Humane Rescue Alliance January 16 and 17.  His presentation “The Future of Animal Welfare: A look back, around, and forward” is the culmination of years of research and analysis of data and trends in the animal welfare industry. Dr. Haston’s presentation provided an objective analysis of the tough realities, complexities, and trends in animal welfare as well... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Wednesday, February 13, 2019

DC Man Arrested for Felony Dog Fighting

Tavone Brown of Washington, DC was arrested Wednesday on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers for felony animal fighting. Mr. Brown was taken into custody by the Metropolitan Police Department. Thursday, HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers, in collaboration with Prince George’s County Animal Management Division, executed a related search warrant at the residence of Terence Dorsey of District Heights, MD. Officers searched for evidence... Read More
at Friday, February 1, 2019

Laurel, MD Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

James Johnson of Laurel, MD, was arrested today on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers for animal cruelty. The Humane Rescue Alliance offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of a man seen in surveillance video striking a dog, pulling her from under a car, and leaving her in a liquor store parking lot. Information provided by the public led HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers to Mr. Johnson. ... Read More
at Thursday, January 31, 2019

DC Man Arrested for Viciously Beating His Dog

Jonathon Lamarr Little was arrested on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers and charged with animal cruelty. Mr. Little turned himself in yesterday to the US Marshals Service and was arraigned today in Superior Court District of Columbia. On December 26, HRA received a call alleging a man was cruelly beating his dog. The caller stated that the man was seen aggressively whipping the dog with a leash, picking the dog up off the ground by the... Read More
at Saturday, January 26, 2019

DC Man Arrested for Felony Dog Fighting

Jaquan Jackson of Washington, DC, was arrested yesterday on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers and charged with felony animal fighting. Mr. Jackson turned himself in to the Metropolitan Police Department upon learning of the warrant. Other charges will be presented to a Grand Jury. Twelve dogs, and one American alligator were seized in the case. “Organized dog fighting is barbaric,” said Lisa LaFontaine, President and CEO of HRA.... Read More
at Friday, January 25, 2019

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