The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
It's likely these dogs have never known the comfort and safety of indoor living and have medical challenges ahead.
A group of kittens were living in the (mostly) enclosed underside of an outdoor staircase in frigid weather. Kitten Street Team to the rescue!
Cookie, an indoor cat, had slipped outside and gotten lost. After five months, her family had given up hope. Then, the phone rang.
Looking for an interesting friend to join your household for a little while? You can help animals that need a little TLC before adoption by becoming a Dakin foster caregiver.
New Englanders have to take extra precautions when it comes to severe weather, especially those with companion animals.
Shortly after her passing, the “Betty White Challenge” swept rapidly across social media as so many of her admirers felt inspired to celebrate her upcoming birthday through a collective act of kindness toward animals.
At Dakin, we have the privilege of witnessing the start of amazing friendships every time a shelter animal meets their new family, but the story doesn’t end there.
Companion animals deserve loving homes and any person who wants the joy of animal companionship in their life should have access to that option.
One volunteer got creative and provided an enriching day for her foster pets and her students.
Your love lifted them up
We’ve got updates on special kitties who needed – and received – your help.
Springfield College Students Show the Love for Animals...and People.
Jayden found his hero adopter at a time he needed them most.
In Massachusetts, a lot.
It all started on a snowy December night in 2019 when we found a trail of glitter in our front lobby. We had no idea where it came from, but the next morning, it all became clear.
What are your rights as a renter with a service or emotional support animal?
Make the holidays joyous - and SAFE - this season!
From getting care to giving care, Zoe has come full circle.
Maybe she won’t see you 100% with her eyes, but she will see you 110% with her heart.
Dakin's Kitten Street Team takes on yet another challenge