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HRA Launches Humane Heroes Foster Program

Combating animal cruelty is a job we take very seriously. Humane Rescue Alliance law enforcement officers are available day or night to help any animal in need. Now, through a joint effort between HRA’s foster and humane law enforcement departments, our robust and generous network of fosters will make it possible for us to care for more animals in need, as part of the Humane Heroes program.  Humane Heroes is an opportunity for our fosters to support HRA’s... Read More
at Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New DC Laws Prohibit Animals Left Outside Longer Than 15 Minutes with Temps Below Freezing

New Law Also Defines Adequate Shelter for Animals Kept Outside with Temperatures Below 40 Degrees With the change of seasons and cold weather in the forecast, the Humane Rescue Alliance reminds all DC residents of the new laws recently passed by the DC Council protecting animals during colder temperatures. “This is our first cold weather season under the new laws established to protect Washington, DC’s animals during extreme temperatures,” said Lisa LaFontaine,... Read More
at Friday, November 10, 2017

Ray Noll, Humane Rescue Alliance Field Services Chief and Longtime Animal Welfare Professional Has Died

The Washington, DC community has lost a long time public servant and the animals of the nation’s capital have lost a champion. Ray Noll, Vice President of Field Services for the Humane Rescue Alliance, passed away Thursday at the age of 55.    “Ray Noll’s impact on our city and our organization is immeasurable,” said Humane Rescue Alliance President and CEO Lisa LaFontaine. “His death is unimaginable to us and is an incalculable loss to our... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Friday, September 29, 2017

The Humane Rescue Alliance and WTOP Team Up To Feature "The Dogs and Cats of Congress" Photo Essay

President Harry Truman famously said: “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” It appears many in Congress have taken President Truman at his word! Meet the Dogs and Cats of Congress, a photo essay from the Humane Rescue Alliance and  HRA photographers began taking and receiving photos from offices on the Hill over the summer, and today has launched the first installment of the feature .  Photos: The dogs and cats of Congress ... Read More
at Wednesday, September 27, 2017

HRA Deployment Teams Continue Care for Animals Impacted by Harvey and Irma

This past week, HRA staff in Texas provided relief and continued the critical work of our first deployment team at an emergency shelter in Dallas. In partnership with the ASPCA’s Field Investigations and Response team and the SPCA of Texas , the team managed animal care and sheltering and helped to wrap up a truly impressive endeavor, reuniting and sending more than 300 animals home with their owners. While our team in Texas wrapped up their work, our deployment team to Atlanta... Read More
at Saturday, September 23, 2017

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