The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society


COVID-19 has brought big changes to our lives.  One source of great comfort is our pets.  Check out what some Dakin team members had to say about how their animal companions make each day better.


Samantha is the kind of dog that steals hearts at first glance, with her thick, curly fur and desire to befriend everyone in her path.  So what brought her to Dakin?

We've got enrichment tips for dogs, cats and small animals!

While the focus of COVID-19 remains its effect on human life, questions are being asked about animal safety.

If you become ill, who can take over for you?

Overcoming lots of odds, this beauty won our hearts.  Here's her story...

Different definitions of No-Kill Shelters end up confusing and dividing people.

Any way you look at them, these numbers are impressive!

See how our staff offers high-quality, affordable vet care!

The winner of Dakin's Diamond Award is always on the go!

It's a pick-me-up...literally!

We've got lots of these charmers seeking homes right now!

Each day at Dakin brings memorable moments for are some that stand out.

Robert Eickhoff touched - and saved - lives.

Why no discounted adoption event?

The holidays are upon us!  We've got tips to keep your pets safe and happy.

What is Play Therapy and how will it help my cat?  Alanna Regan explains it all!