The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
Volunteer Jerry Marchand set a foster care record at Dakin after making a special vow 13 years ago.
We hope to find these cats loving homes as quickly as possible to avoid prolonged stays in the shelter environment.
"Adopting a 12-year-old cat felt like a shaky choice at the time, but every day of the 7.5 years we had with him was wonderful."
Penelope was rushed to Dakin after being in labor for over 36 hours. Something was definitely wrong.
Your support creates a safe place for the growing number of animals who have no place to turn this summer. We can’t do this lifesaving work without you.
Each year, we prepare for a sharp increase in the number of animals entering the shelter during summer, but what we're facing this season is different.
On July 22, Dakin hosted a special appreciation event for our incredible volunteers and foster caregivers.
Former Board of Directors President Charlotte Cathro shares her Dakin experiences.
Dakin’s Pet Loss Healing & Support Group offers those grieving the loss of a pet the healing that comes from sharing the journey.
Messages from Dakin staff members
The Mastroianni Foundation has generously offered to match all donations up to $10,000 that support spay/neuter efforts.
When Princess was brought to Dakin, every minute mattered to save her life. Fortunately, she was in excellent hands.
When Rodney needed a complicated surgery and the safety of a foster home, Dr. Elizabeth Helton was there.
So many of our volunteers have met extraordinary pets along their way...pets that inspired them, affected them, and, in some cases, loved them. Here are some of their stories.
Barely three years in operation, the Kitten Street Team is making a huge difference in helping feral cats lead better lives.
Dakin recently took in a record-breaking number of dogs from one site. Find out what was involved in this incredible effort.
Giving your animal companions access to certain plants can quickly become life-threatening.
Dakin is proud to be the home of four full-time veterinarians who bring a diverse set of skills and experiences to our community. In celebration of World Veterinary Day on April 29, we’d like to introduce you to the team!