The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
One of the most painful, and often deadly, diseases dogs face is parvovirus. Find out why it’s so important to protect your dog from it.
Are you and your pets prepared in the event of an emergency?
Mom cat returned to the site at night and moved her kittens to a new place. But, she left one behind
The biological puzzle of a cat’s coat pattern from leopards to house cats has been on the minds of scholars and theorists alike for ages.
At Dakin, every wagging tail, contented purr, and happy adoption story is a testament to the tireless efforts of our staff, volunteers, and the generosity of our community.
Coworkers and friends share their thoughts and memories about beloved volunteer Sue Ellen Bisgaard, who passed away earlier this summer.
Home Again, the thrift shop at Dakin, recently refocused its merchandise to feature pet-related items only. Find out why the shop has been modified.
Volunteer Jerry Marchand set a foster care record at Dakin after making a special vow 13 years ago.
We hope to find these cats loving homes as quickly as possible to avoid prolonged stays in the shelter environment.
"Adopting a 12-year-old cat felt like a shaky choice at the time, but every day of the 7.5 years we had with him was wonderful."
Penelope was rushed to Dakin after being in labor for over 36 hours. Something was definitely wrong.
Your support creates a safe place for the growing number of animals who have no place to turn this summer. We can’t do this lifesaving work without you.
Each year, we prepare for a sharp increase in the number of animals entering the shelter during summer, but what we're facing this season is different.
On July 22, Dakin hosted a special appreciation event for our incredible volunteers and foster caregivers.
Former Board of Directors President Charlotte Cathro shares her Dakin experiences.
Dakin’s Pet Loss Healing & Support Group offers those grieving the loss of a pet the healing that comes from sharing the journey.
Messages from Dakin staff members
The Mastroianni Foundation has generously offered to match all donations up to $10,000 that support spay/neuter efforts.