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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

Help repeal Prince George's County's anti-pit bull ordinance

The Humane Rescue Alliance is partnering with a coalition of organizations working to repeal Prince George’s County’s ordinance prohibiting owning or keeping a pit bull terrier dog. Today, Dan D'Eramo, Director of Field Services at the Humane Rescue Alliance, testified before Prince George's County's Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment advocating for the repeal of the anti-pit bull ordinance. Now, more than ever, we are asking you... Read More

HRA Shares Chewy Pet Food Donation with Area Organizations

Since the program's launch in 2018, the Humane Rescue Alliance’s (HRA) Pet Pantry has distributed more than 40,000 pounds of dog and cat food to Washington, DC residents. Supported by public donations, contributions from the community have been vital to the Pet Pantry’s continued success. We are also thankful to have the support of companies like Chewy, who earlier this year donated an incredible 20,000 pounds of pet food and supplies to the Humane Rescue Alliance. Today,... Read More

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

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