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Welcome to the Governor's Commission on the Humane Treatment of Animals' website. This website is the product of the last two and the current Commission to address issues concerning the humane treatment of animals in the state of New Hampshire.

The website contains information and links to public and private programs, companies, and individuals that address the humane treatment of animals in both in New Hampshire and nationally. It also contains news events, legislation, and important contact information pertaining to animal cruelty investigation and prosecution.

To report Animal Cruelty: If you are aware of an animal cruelty or neglect situation where the animal's life is in immediate danger, contact the police department of the town where the animal is located. For nonlife threatening situations and in situations where you might have questions, please see FAQs.


Next Meeting

Thursday, November 9, 2023,  10:00 am - 12:00 pm (CANCELLED due to unsafe travel conditions)
Volunteer NH 4th floor Conference Room 
Dolloff Building, 117 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301

Thursday, December 14, 2023,  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location TBA 

Executive Order Reissued

Governor Sununu has reissued the Executive Order for the Commission to clarify and update goals. Membership remains the same. EO is available on the Documents page. Appointed members and their affiliations can be found on the About Us page.


Manual Published

The 2020 edition of the Animal Cruelty Investigation and Prosecution Manual has been published and is available on the Documents page

Public Information