Miguel Abi-Hassan
Halifax Humane Society, Chief Executive Officer
Starting at the young age of 8, Miguel Abi-Hassan has spent the vast majority of his life in Animal Welfare.  He started his journey as a volunteer and by the age of 16 had worked in shelters in 3 different Countries.  Deciding early on how he would spend the rest of his life, he pursued jobs and an education that would eventually ascend him to leadership positions.  After spending 15 years in leadership in Animal Control, Wildlife and Public Safety in Metro-area AWOs, he accepted the position of C.E.O of Halifax Humane Society. In addition to being HHS C.E.O, Miguel also serves as an International Consultant, and Instructor to organizations seeking to increase productivity (more lives saved!).   Miguel’s work has continued to lead him across the globe, including consults in Kosovo, Haiti, Ethiopia and Mauritius to help establish national animal welfare plans.  Stateside his consults generally focus on operations and investigations, including work with the FBI, CDC and over 80 shelters across the Nation.  His work on the field has been featured in recent episodes of “It’s me or the Dog”, “Confessions; Animal Hoarding” and recently in an episode of “Cesar Milan: The Dog whisperer”. Miguel also serves as a lobbyist and was instrumental to recent enhancements in progressive animal laws in Ohio, Georgia and various municipalities locally.

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