D.C.’s animal welfare agency has a new name: Humane Rescue Alliance. The new name was announced Monday after the merger of two of Washington’s long time animal welfare agencies, the Washington Animal Rescue League and the Washington Humane Society.
It’s not a call that humane officers in D.C. get every day: a baby beaver roaming around the fountain near a Metro station.
WASHINGTON– A southeast Washington woman was arrested on November 17 for beating her 6-pound Yorkshire Terrier puppy named “Roxie,” and failing to provide the dog with necessary medical care. The Washington Humane Society was first alerted…
WASHINGTON — It’s the start of the summer season, with trips to the beach and barbecues with neighbors. But for local animal shelters, this is a different kind of season: it’s “kitten season.” Katherine Zenzano,…
WASHINGTON — While dogs are known to be man’s best friend, sometimes they’re a dog’s best friend too. That’s especially the case for two dogs found in Southeast D.C. Wednesday morning on Firth Sterling Avenue. One dog…
WASHINGTON — It’s not even New Year’s Day and maybe you’ve packed on the holiday pounds. How about 30 more? The Washington Humane Society is hoping you’ll decide to gain 30 pounds or more by…
The Washington Human Society rescued a hawk found in an underground parking garage Friday morning.
Recent incidents have raised the question once again as to whether live animal mascots are a tradition worth keeping in sports.
One year after the Navy Yard shooting rampage—ending in 12 dead and four injured—those most closely touched by the massacre reflect on the victims and their own journeys through the darkest days. For one family, the difficult times finally took a turn in the form of a rescued dog that had been through some traumatic experiences of its own.
The Washington Humane Society picked up an unusual animal Wednesday, Aug. 15: A pygmy goat.
Dogs can easily overheat if left in a car on a hot day or left in a backyard with no shade.
\”Home for the holidays\” — it\’s a phrase that carries a lot of emotional weight. And that\’s no different at the Washington Humane Society.
It\’s one of the worst cases of animal abuse in recent memory — a grand jury has handed down an array of charges against a D.C. man.
Two D.C. men face a rare charge of felony animal cruelty for trying to cut the throat of a bull terrier named McFly.
Fat cats and pudgy pooches need homes too, and a local shelter is working to spotlight the need of the animals that offer a lot to love.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.