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Lindsay Hamrick

As New Hampshire State Director for The Humane Society of the United States, Lindsay Hamrick works to strengthen the state’s animal protection laws. She holds an M.S. in Animals & Public Policy from Tufts Veterinary School and was previously the Chief Operating Officer for the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire. Lindsay is Co-Chair of the New Hampshire Disaster Animal Response Team, serves as the legislative liaison to the New Hampshire Federation of Humane Organization and is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer specializing in the rehabilitation of dogs rescued from dog fighting cases.  

Content by Lindsay Hamrick

  • Blog Post

    Policy work is boring. Until it isn’t.

    Getting involved helped me save more animals’ lives.

    In 2008, I was the director of operations at a small but mighty animal shelter in New Hampshire, at a time when animal welfare work in New England was undergoing an enormous transformation. We no longer needed to euthanize healthy and adoptable animals. We were developing creative solutions for treatable pets, addressing animal cruelty in the community and promoting owner-support programs. Hounds and pit bull-type dogs were our canine focus (likely explaining my lifelong love for both groups).

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