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Humane Rescue Alliance rescues sexually abused puppy, offers reward in investigation

Content warning: this post contains discussion of sexual assault which may be upsetting to some readers. The Humane Rescue Alliance is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for allegedly physically and sexually abusing a puppy and abandoning her near Fort Dupont Park in SE DC. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, HRA received a call about a female puppy who was apparently abandoned near Fort Dupont Park... Read More
at Friday, August 14, 2020

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

U.S. animal welfare organizations launch human animal support services pilot

Human Animal Support Services (HASS), a new animal welfare organizational model, will implement a new range of services for pets and people in 12 pilot cities, helping keep more animals in their homes and communities and reducing the number entering the shelter system through programs and resources.  The ideas for HASS were born during the early days of COVID-19, as the pandemic resulted in record numbers of pets being housed in the community through pet foster care.  ... Read More
at Thursday, July 9, 2020

DC resident arrested for cruelty to animals

Tyrone Mazyck of Washington, D.C., was arrested yesterday on a warrant obtained by the Humane Rescue Alliance and charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly neglecting and cruelly beating his three dogs. On March 3, 2020, Humane Law Enforcement officers with HRA executed a search and seizure warrant at Mazyck’s home and rescued three dogs from the premises. On scene, officers found two of the dogs living in small crates filled with various objects, including cinder blocks, a crowbar... Read More
at Thursday, July 9, 2020

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