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Category: Humane Law Enforcement

Two animal cruelty investigations lead to the rescue of 7 dogs, 5 puppies

Two separate Humane Rescue Alliance investigations into suspected animal cruelty in NW DC led to the rescue of seven dogs and five newborn puppies over a two day period under search and seizure warrants obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement officers. July 23: Alleged physical abuse rescue HRA rescued five dogs and five newborn puppies on Thursday, July 23 from an alleged physical abuse situation. The investigation began when a member of the public reported hearing dogs yelping,... Read More
at Friday, July 24, 2020

Humane Rescue Alliance rescues dog left for dead near Fort Totten Metro station, offers reward in investigation

Update July 24, 2020 Thank you to everyone who showed their support for Ladybell. We’re happy to share that she has moved to a foster home where she will be receiving round-the-clock care. In examining Ladybell, our medical team discovered that besides her injuries, she is also suffering from several other underlying conditions. She has hip dysplasia, several rotting teeth, arthritis and a spinal injury that prevents her from walking normally. Despite her injury, she is already... Read More
at Friday, July 24, 2020

Dog Rescued in NE DC Animal Cruelty Investigation

A Humane Rescue Alliance investigation into suspected animal cruelty in NE DC led to the rescue of a dog who is suspected of being abused yesterday under a search and seizure warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement officers. The investigation began when a member of the public reported the animal, who rescuers named Cooper, was being kept outside without adequate shelter. Over the course of the investigation, HLE officers with HRA obtained additional information from multiple concerned... Read More
at Sunday, May 31, 2020

Six animals seized in NW DC animal cruelty investigation

A Humane Rescue Alliance investigation into suspected animal cruelty in NW DC led to the seizure of one adult dog, four puppies, and one cat today under a search and seizure warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers. Officers also found a deceased guinea pig. The investigation began when HRA dispatchers received a complaint from a member of the public alleging a man picked up at least one dog by the neck and repeatedly punched the animal in the abdomen. Moments later, a second... Read More
at Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Three Dogs Rescued from Suspected Organized Dogfighting in SE DC

A Humane Rescue Alliance investigation into suspected organized dogfighting in SE DC led to the rescue of two adult dogs and one puppy on Oct. 9 under a search and seizure warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers.   The investigation began following a tip about an individual who was allegedly engaged in selling puppies with the intent to fight. HRA received several similar tips over the course of the investigation.   “Combating animal fighting is a job we take... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Friday, October 11, 2019

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