What's Shakin' at Dakin

Dakin Humane Society Newsletter

We're All Ears!

We're trying to split (with) hares!  

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Fleas, Ticks & Mosquitos...Not a Pet's Best Friend!

One of the only downsides to warm weather is the return of parasites that harm our pets.

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What to Pack in Pet Emergency Kits

It's National Pet First Aid Month, and we have tips to help you be prepared.

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Volunteer Profile: Karen Lesure

"Kids and animals go together," says Karen. "To me, that's a no-brainer."

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Your Ad in "What's Shakin' at Dakin"

Find out how to connect with animal lovers in western Massachusetts & northern Connecticut

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Your Questions About Grieving a Pet Loss

Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio, an award-winning leader and author, is taking your questions about grief.

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Animal Allergies - Fact & Fiction

Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic dog or cat?

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Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week is April 21-27

 

Find out how Dakin helps animals – and people – under threat of violence year-round

 

 

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Our Valiant Volunteers!

 

Dakin staff members talk about volunteers...and why they rock!

 

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Feed Your Radio, Feed a Pet

Thanks to New England Public Radio, Lexington Group and Teddy Bear Pools and Spas, we'll have support for our Pet Food Aid Program.  You can also help keep families together!

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Heart of Gold: Kali's Story

One dog's remarkable 93-day journey to her new home, and what it took to get there

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Meet Steph Du Preez, Manager of Behavior Services

Her rewarding moments? "When I get to see a dog who has issues be adopted and have a really happy life."

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Volunteer Share Their Craziest Moments at Dakin

Working with animals always brings unexpected moments.  Check out these funny stories from Dakin volunteers!

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Guardian Society Member Spotlight: Sam Masinter

"Being a Guardian doesn't mean being a large donor - it could be the same gift you consider every year, broken down by 12 months," says Sam Masinter (shown with wife Alli).  Learn more about Sam's devotion to animals.

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Winter Pet Population

There are fewer pets at Dakin in winter.  Here's why...

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A Good Clip...For Your Dog or Cat

Yes, you CAN train your pet to endure nail clipping!

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Plight of the Persians

A remarkable story of some remarkable kitties!

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We Want to be Your "Best Of"

Please nominate Dakin for the Valley Advocate's "Best Of" Reader's Poll!

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Winter Pet Care

Whether your pets love or hate the cold weather, you can keep them safe!

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