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We work in Rhode Island to support animal welfare legislation, fight animal cruelty in all forms, rescue animals in danger and engage citizens to promote the protection of animals. Find out how you can help animals here and around the country. Have a Question?  Contact Us

Meet Our Northeast Regional Director

Before joining The HSUS in 1995, Joanne Bourbeau served as shelter manager for the New Hampshire SPCA. Now she is director of the Northeast region for The HSUS, covering Rhode Island.
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