The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
Every year, we look back at the moments of compassion, innovation, and care for animals and people made possible by you.
After 10 years in a loving home, Timmy found himself back at Dakin with a new set of challenges ahead of him.
Tank waited and waited for his future family…then it turned out he was home all along.
Chinchillas run fast, jump high, steal hearts and could be your next favorite pet!
Why just bake for humans this holiday season? Check out our recipes for unforgettable goodies for guinea pigs, cats and dogs!
If you’ve booked a pet sitter this holiday season, check out our recommendations to ensure your pet’s health and happiness.
Dakin recently joined Mike’s Maze at Sunderland’s Warner Farm for their annual Dog Walker’s Weekend.
Dakin was recently involved in a large mobilization of animal welfare organizations to help transport more than 60 dogs and puppies from the midwest to Connecticut.
Dakin's Kitten Street Team is helping keep feral cats safe and warm this winter. Now, you can too.
Dakin welcomed more than a dozen cats and kittens flown to safety after Hurricane Ian struck.
When an outbreak of parvovirus struck Springfield recently, Dakin vaccinated over 400 dogs.
A special message from Dakin Humane Society's Board President.
Daisy and Smokey are two of many dogs affected by a recent outbreak of Parvovirus in Springfield.
When Dakin needed help providing safe spaces for pregnant and nursing feral cats, you were there.
Cats can be elusive, and then, there’s Joanie. Read about the mama cat who outran the Kitten Street Team once…but not twice.
More than 700,000 vehicles are donated to nonprofit organizations across the US every year. In 2020, a Dakin staff member found an opportunity to make a very special gift.
Referred to as “The dog party of the year”, Barks & Brews is set to return to Easthampton’s Fort Hill Brewery on September 18th.
Dakin was happy to help the Humane Society of the United States by accepting beagles from a Virginia transport. Even when the original number of them doubled!
In veterinary medicine, patients can’t tell us where or why they’re hurting. For Baby Billy, this brought a unique challenge to Dakin’s veterinary team.
New England is a destination for summer fun in the sun, from famous beaches to picturesque hiking trails. This season’s warm temps are playing host to a lesser-known danger that’s toxic to animals and humans.