Pet of the Week: 2020 pets

Pet of the Week is a weekly feature that highlights a pet available for adoption from D.C.’s Humane Rescue Alliance.

Take a look back at our 2019 pets.

Meet Cali! This sweet girl is the ray of sunshine you need in your life. Cali came to the Humane Rescue Alliance last month when her previous owner was unable to care for her. We’d love to help this fun, active, 2-year-old girl find a new home to call her own. Cali is past the puppy phase and already knows sit and stay. She’d do well with a family that can continue to work with her on her basic manners and give her the love and attention she desperately needs. Meet Cali at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street adoption center.

Boosie is a fun, easygoing pup who’s ready to play, play and play some more! He’s only eight months old, and needs an active family he can call his own. He’s happy to be the center of attention and will happily take all the pets, scratches and treats you’re willing to give. If you think he’s the sweet pup for you, come visit him at HRA’s adoption center on Oglethorpe Street.

Pet of the Week: Nyla

Nyla came to the Humane Rescue Alliance from our partner shelter in Birmingham, Alabama. While we don’t know much about her background, we do she is extremely affectionate, wiggly, and friendly. We’d love to help Nyla find a loving home here in the D.C. area where she can relax and continue to work on her confidence. Think this sweet southern girl is the one for you? Meet her at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street adoption center.

Pet of the Week: Darla

Are you looking for a darling senior pup to add to your family? Look no further than 10-year-old Darla. Darla has quickly become a favorite of HRA’s staff and volunteers and we’d love to help this friendly, social girl find a new home. Darla has lived previously with young children and enjoys playing fetch and getting all the pets she can get. As an added bonus, Darla’s adoption fee is waived for adopters over 50 as part of HRA’s Boomer’s Buddies program. Meet, adopt, and go home with Darla from the Humane Rescue Alliance Oglethorpe Street adoption center.

Pet of the Week: Jasmine

Jasmine has been getting lots of love, treats and attention from the staff at Humane Rescue Alliance and is starting to come out of her shell. She would be best matched with a patient family, who can go slow and help her build up her confidence. She’s a quick learner, and once she gets comfortable, she’s sure to be a sweet princess with her favorite people!

Pet of the Week: Zoe

Zoe is a fun, energetic girl who is the life of the party. She’s just a year old and looking to find a loving new home to call her own. She came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when her original owner could not care for her. She’s bouncy, wiggly and social, and needs a new owner who will continue to work with her on her basic manners. When she’s not playing, all she wants is to lay her head in your lap and get pets and belly rubs from all her favorite people. If you think this sweet girl is the one for you, come meet her at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street adoption center.


The Humane Rescue Alliance (formerly the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League) has protected and served the community for more than 145 years and serves more than 60,000 animals annually. The broad range of programs offered include: rescue and adoption, humane law enforcement, low-cost veterinary services, animal care and control, behavior and training, spay-neuter services, humane education, and many others.

The organization is dedicated to ensuring the safety and welfare of all animals, bringing people and animals together, and working with all communities to support these relationships. HRA is based in D.C., the only major urban area in the country that has all of its animal protection programs and services unified in one organization, making the Humane Rescue Alliance a model for the nation.

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