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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

After Three Months on the Run, Jake is Safe and Sound with HRA

It was six in the morning when Zita Macinanti, who oversees the Humane Rescue Alliance's Missing Animal Response Team (M.A.R.T.) got the call: Jake had been successfully caught after three months on the run. Jake's journey began in West Virginia, where he and 18 other dogs were removed from a crowded home and transported to HRA as part of a hoarding case. He had been living with little human contact and was very, very scared. Your browser doesn't support video. Please... Read More
at Friday, November 30, 2018

HRA Provides Positive Outcome for the Cats of Barry Farms

With the impending departure of longtime residents from Washington, DC’s Barry Farms housing complex due to the incoming redevelopment of the neighborhood, residents are packing up their belongings and slowly relocating. But, for M.G., the cats came first. Like many neighborhoods in DC, a group of community cats live in the Barry Farms neighborhood. These cats live outdoors and caring citizens look out for their well-being. They provide food and water for them and work closely with the... Read More
at Thursday, October 25, 2018

HRA Team Deploys to North Carolina to Help Communities Affected by Hurricane Florence

Last month, the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA), in partnership with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), deployed a small team to assist the Robeson County Animal Center in St. Paul, NC with emergency animal intakes in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Ceci Ochoa, HRA Adoptions Outreach Coordinator, and Faith Koleszar, HRA Community Engagement Manager, and a team of dog walkers, veterinarians, and vet techs spent five days providing animal... Read More
at Monday, October 1, 2018

Going Mobile: The HRA Mobile Veterinary Clinic

The Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) faces many challenges each day in caring for the District's animals. At the top of that list is transportation. Enter the solution: a 33-foot mobile veterinary clinic brightly adorned with the faces of a few of the cats and dogs HRA has helped in the past. But this clinic doesn't just look good on the outside. The custom-designed, state-of-the-art, diesel vehicle is a self-contained veterinary hospital on wheels. It is equipped with a two-table... Read More
at Thursday, July 19, 2018

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