Adam Parascandola

SENIOR DIRECTOR, ANIMAL PROTECTION & CRISIS RESPONSE

Adam-ParascandolaAdam coordinates policy related to cruelty intervention and response for all HSI offices, works to develop global strategies, and assists with enacting and enforcing animal protection laws. He also rescues and responds to animals in crisis from the dog meat trade, animal fighting and natural disasters. Before joining HSI in 2015, Adam led the HSUS Animal Rescue Team, saving animals from animal fighting, puppy mills, hoarding and other forms of cruelty and neglect. Adam’s work has involved overseeing all aspects of animal rescue, from handling and caring for dogs, cats and other domestic animals to running traditional shelters and large-scale emergency shelters.