Home for your Pet

Celebrate Obvious the Shelters 2021 at the Humane Rescue Alliance

The Humane Rescue Alliance is fired up to join NBC4 and Telemundo44 as soon as once more to host Very clear the Shelters! This nationwide pet adoption campaign is returning for its seventh consecutive 12 months on Aug. 23 by means of Sept. 19.

In its place of dedicating just 1 working day to the occasion, we’ll be celebrating all month lengthy with numerous means you can participate. Here’s how:

Adopt a new greatest good friend

This year’s Obvious the Shelters could not be coming at a far more significant time. With our adoption centre and foster houses at potential, we are in require of adopters. We have nearly 150 animals who want to you are your household ideal now, such as cats, pet dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters, turtles, rabbits and even a chicken.

Q: Are you open to the community for adoptions?

A: Our adoption heart positioned at 71 Oglethorpe St. NW is open for in-individual adoption visits by appointment only Tuesday as a result of Sunday, 12 – 7 p.m. We strongly stimulate you to make an appointment on line utilizing our adoption appointment scheduler, as exact-working day and walk-in appointments are minimal. Digital adoptions will continue for animals in foster houses.

Q: Will you be waiving adoption service fees for Obvious the Shelters?

A: Regular adoption expenses implement for all animals. Like a lot of animal welfare companies across the state, the COVID-19 crisis carries on to stretch us outside of our limits economically. Thank you to our neighborhood for your ongoing support which has allowed us to retain our doorways open and to ramp up our endeavours to fulfill the requirements of the DC area and outside of.

Q: What if I’m intrigued in adopting a specific breed or age animal? 

A: All offered animals are current in actual time at We do not keep a waitlist. We really encourage you to proceed to stop by our web site to learn far more about HRA’s adoption procedure at Also, HRA’s adoption counselors are content to enable be certain you’re earning the greatest match for your relatives based mostly on the animal’s unique identity and your life style.

Foster an animal in have to have

Not completely ready to adopt? Fostering an animal in have to have can help HRA produce a digital shelter in the neighborhood for our most susceptible animals. On any offered day, our foster properties double the selection of animals we can rescue, and they give an animal the most effective probable spot to wait around to come across a loving dwelling.

Donate dollars or materials

Obvious the Shelters has partnered with Better Superior Charities and the Animal Rescue Web page to assistance aid HRA’s important function year-round. Your donation will enable assistance the animals in our treatment, from health care treatment options to every day enrichment and beyond. The Animal Rescue Site is masking 100% of credit score card transaction expenses so 100% goes to assist. Furthermore, suitable now, Hill’s Pet Nutrition is matching the first $50,000 in donations dollar for dollar, so your effect is doubled. Donate listed here:

We rely on our community’s assistance for donations of provides. We are now restricting in-man or woman donations, except donations of bedding, pet food, cat and canine toys, and kitten foster-linked materials. Donations can also be designed by means of our Amazon desire lists at

Volunteer your time

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our group. With an lively volunteer pressure several times the size of staff, volunteers make it attainable for us to provide countless numbers of people and animals just about every yr, with out ever turning a DC animal absent. We are thrilled to have much more volunteers back in individual and in-individual volunteer orientation has resumed. Study additional about HRA’s volunteer prospects by traveling to