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Our Commitment to Animals and People

Dear HRA Community, As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, we are committed to doing all that we can to keep our community of animals and people safe and healthy. I encourage you to regularly check our website for new information and potential changes to our operations. You will find a few key updates below: Our commitment to animals: We are continuing to operate those programs most essential to the health and well-being of the animals in our... Read More
at Tuesday, March 17, 2020

DC Resident Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

Following a Humane Rescue Alliance investigation into animal cruelty, Dominick Bullock was arrested today on a warrant obtained by HRA Humane Law Enforcement officers and charged with cruelty to animals for failing to provide necessary veterinary care and proper food, drink, space, air and shelter for the animals in his custody. On Jan. 16, HRA officers rescued 11 dogs from unsafe and unsanitary conditions at Bullock’s residence on the 800 block of Bellevue St. SE. On the... Read More
at Tuesday, March 17, 2020

HRA Offers $5000 Reward For Information About Abandoned Puppy

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 case of alleged animal cruelty. On the evening of March 5, Humane Law Enforcement officers with HRA responded to a request for assistance from the U.S. Park Police on the 3500 block of E. Capitol St. SE regarding a confined, stray puppy. When HRA officers arrived on scene, they observed the dog, named Olaf, appeared to be thin... Read More
at Friday, March 13, 2020

A message from Lisa LaFontaine on COVID-19

As communities respond to the respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important to have plans for your pets as well as yourself. The virus has been identified in our community and in order to keep families together, we ask that you include your pets in plans you make in response to this emerging situation. What happens to my pet if I get sick? Keep your pet home with you, avoid close contact and follow good hygiene. The CDC recommends the following:... Read More
at Tuesday, March 10, 2020

HRA Alum Changes the Life of a Young Girl on the Autism Spectrum

By Mary Beth McAndrews, Digital and Communications Specialist Dogs are often thought of as the go-to companion animals, especially when it comes to providing emotional support. More so than cats, they’re typically viewed as happy, loyal, and loving creatures who are always ready to be with their human. At least that’s what Giselle Abrams initially thought. But then, she and her daughter Ahnya met 4-year-old Lucky, a grey and white cat who would come to change their lives. ... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Guidance & Updates

Please continue to check back for updates and the latest information related to COVID-19.