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Eleven Dogs Rescued In SE DC Animal Cruelty Investigation

A Humane Rescue Alliance investigation into suspected animal cruelty in SE DC led to the rescue of 11 dogs today under a search and seizure warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers. On the property, officers observed a makeshift shelter beneath a tarp and detected a prominent odor of animal waste emanating from it. Inside the structure, officers found 11 dogs cramped in a small cage living in unsafe and unsanitary conditions with no access to food or water. Many of the dogs... Read More
at Thursday, January 16, 2020

Humane Rescue Alliance Offers $5,000 Reward for Information in Horrific Animal Cruelty Case

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The Humane Rescue Alliance is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons involved in a horrific case of alleged animal cruelty. On the morning of Jan. 3, Humane Law Enforcement Officers with HRA responded to the area of Fort Davis Dr. and Massachusetts Ave. SE after reports of a deceased male Rottweiler. The dog was found wrapped in a children’s blanket and was wearing a leather... Read More
at Monday, January 6, 2020

Humane Rescue Alliance Names Terri Fariello Chairperson of its Board of Directors

The Humane Rescue Alliance announced today that Terri Fariello has been named chairperson of its board of directors. Fariello is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Global Public Policy at United Airlines. Prior to joining United in 2017, Fariello spent 16 years at ExxonMobil in various leadership positions. Fariello has been an HRA board member since 2011 and has served on the executive committee and led the development committee. Under her leadership as co-chair of the... Read More
at Monday, January 6, 2020

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center Names Chief Executive

Humane Rescue Alliance president and CEO Lisa LaFontaine today announced that she has named Michelle Thevenin to the position of chief operating officer to lead St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center and help bridge between the organization’s operations in New Jersey and Washington, DC. Thevenin will act as the primary executive for St. Hubert’s, overseeing daily operations. Thevenin is deeply committed to growing St. Hubert’s best-in-class WayStation transport program... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Monday, November 25, 2019

Puppy 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 female puppy today under a search and seizure warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers. The investigation began when a member of the public reported a man was physically abusing a puppy. HRA officers named the dog Lois. “It is a truly monstrous act of cruelty to brutally beat an innocent puppy, and often times people who abuse animals don’t stop there,”... Read More
at Friday, November 22, 2019

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