Laura Merrick, President & CEO

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Honored to serve as the President and CEO, Laura joined the team at DRHS in February 2018. Laura’s progressive career in nonprofit leadership over the last decade, supported by a BS in Business from Colorado State, a BFA from Clarke University and the pursuit of an MPA from the University of Colorado Denver, demonstrates a dedication to achieving mission excellence, faithful advocacy for vulnerable populations (human and animal alike), and an ardent belief in creating greater good through collective service. Laura feels blessed to be part of an organization and community that prioritizes pathways to effectuate positive changes in animal welfare and education. As a believer that every pet should have a home Laura shares her home with a rather opinionated and highly camera-shy dog named Beauregard.

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Address:

4242 Chavenelle Road
Dubuque, IA 52002

Phone:

563.582.6766

Hours:

Tuesday - Thursday: 11 AM to 5 PM
Friday: 11 AM to 7 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 11 AM to 5 PM
Monday: Closed


Hadley's Dog Park

Member's Only
Operating Hours:
6 AM - 8 PM
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