The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society


The CDC is offering tips to help keep pets safe in these days of COVID-19.


These kits are for the Good Samaritans who find orphaned, underage kittens and want to rehome them to keep them out of the shelter.

A family's beloved dog was struggling to survive.  Dakin's skilled medical staff rushed to the Operating Room.

Dakin's recent online photoshop fundraiser was a howling success.  Check out some cool critters!

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

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

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

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

Robert Eickhoff touched - and saved - lives.

Our felines are enjoying a generous donation of Fancy Feast Appetizers.  Check out the video!

Dakin awarded grant to support spay/neuter efforts

We just got some amazing CRIJO equipment that's cool for cats!

We've got great new items for sale!

Read how a $5 Feline changed her life.

Dakin's work honored by Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno.