The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
Adoption Counselors are Animal Resource Counselors
Find out why we re-titled these superheroes!
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Grey Muzzle Organization Grant Helps Senior Dogs at Dakin
Meet Shadow...a little guy who needed a big break.
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Efficiency & Compassion in Action: Dakin Helps Save NJ Terriers
When the call for help came, a top Dakin team assisted in NJ hoarding case.
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Janet Dakin: Dedication, Compassion & Humor
Who was Janet Wilder Dakin...and why did we name our organization after her? Read about this interesting lady!
Dakin Takes Manhattan at Jackson Galaxy's Cat Camp
Every year, cat enthusiasts come together in New York City for a weekend convention perfectly catered to all things feline; Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp.
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My Kingdom...For Some Catnip!
Oh, catnip…that mysterious substance!
What to Pack in Pet Emergency Kits
It's National Pet First Aid Month, and we have tips to help you be prepared.
Volunteer Profile: Karen Lesure
"Kids and animals go together," says Karen. "To me, that's a no-brainer."
Animal Allergies - Fact & Fiction
Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic dog or cat?
Our Valiant Volunteers!
Dakin staff members talk about volunteers...and why they rock!
Heart of Gold: Kali's Story
One dog's remarkable 93-day journey to her new home, and what it took to get there
Volunteer Share Their Craziest Moments at Dakin
Working with animals always brings unexpected moments. Check out these funny stories from Dakin volunteers!
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.
Winter Pet Population
There are fewer pets at Dakin in winter. Here's why...
A Good Clip...For Your Dog or Cat
Yes, you CAN train your pet to endure nail clipping!
Volunteer Profile: Marion Markwell
Meet the Custodian of the Cans!
Plight of the Persians
A remarkable story of some remarkable kitties!
Winter Pet Care
Whether your pets love or hate the cold weather, you can keep them safe!
2018: Quite a Year!
This year brought some incredible moments at Dakin. Join us for a look back!
Volunteer Profile: Marianne Gambaro
Volunteer, Journalist, Animal Caretaker...it's a busy life!