About ~ Susan Hamlin


Susan was born with a natural kinship with animals and nature.

A native of Buffalo NY, Susan studied advanced Animal Communication with pioneer animal communicators Penelope Smith and mentoring with Dawn Hayman (co-founder of Spring Farm Cares in Clinton, NY, the largest animal sanctuary and animal communication center in the US)

Susan practiced mindfulness meditation with Thich Nhat Hanh (Buddhist representative to the Paris Peace Talks) and is a Reiki Master Teacher.

Early family visits to Ontario’s Georgian Bay deepened her connection to animals and the natural world. Those early years on the water led to a lifelong passion for the canoe, wilderness canoe trips in the US and Canada, flat water and white water canoe races.

After completing her BA in history in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, where she began a professional music career, Susan moved to the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York. She is an Adirondack 46er, having hiked the 46 four thousand foot mountains of the Adirondacks, and has given back as a search and rescue volunteer and environmental advocate.

Although she no longer takes on missing animal cases, wildlands search training helps support animal caregivers in bringing aninals home.

img: Susan & Luther - Temagami Ontatio

Left - Luther and Susan, Temagami, Ontario Canada

Susan consults with animals of all species, bringing a lifetime of holistic education and spiritual practice to each session. She serves clients across North America and overseas from her base near the Saratoga Race Course in upstate NY.

In her spare time, Susan helps support responsible horsemanship and education, and continues to deepen her understanding of animals and healing as a student of Jock and Ivana Ruddock's The Equine Touch™and The Canine Touch™, and Eden Energy Medicine. She is the Northeast USA Coordinator for the International Equine Touch Association.

Susan is a published author and recording artist is available to present workshops and public programs on the human-animal connection, animal communication, Reiki and humane education for children.