The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
Animal shelters in the south are once again battling overpopulation, while northern shelters are suffering a sharp decline in adoptions. What happens next?
In the midst of a busy summer season and a growing number of animals in need, Dakin responded to an urgent call for help in Franklin County.
What a difference six months can make in anyone’s life. Learn about how an abused coonhound went from despair to paradise.
The Humane Society of the United States is removing an unprecedented 4,000 beagles from poor conditions in a Virginia breeding facility and Dakin is ready to help.
What are microchips and how are they used to reunite lost pets with their families?
Raising neonatal kittens can be one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences that a foster caregiver can have.
Thanks to a generous lead gift from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation, we’re fulfilling a significant community need.
Be prepared to keep your bestie safe during the festivities!
A Dakin Facebook post recently soared in popularity and we received dozens of inquiries about a particular kitten with a very distinctive coat pattern.
National Take Your Dog to Work Day is on June 24th. While this is an exciting annual treat for humans and their canine companions, many staff members at Dakin have the unique privilege of bringing their dogs to work EVERY day.
The harsh New England winter is over and you’re finally ready to layer on the sunblock and head out for some fun in the sun with your canine companion. You’ve got plenty of clean water and cool towels, but the summer weather could still pose a risk for a veterinary emergency.
A Good Samaritan who found 28 sick guinea pigs in a box by a dumpster brought them to Dakin for help.
Over 200 humans registered to run/walk with their canine friends at Westfield's Stanley Park to support Dakin Humane Society.
Children and dogs form amazing friendships when they understand each other.
Quinn & Parker hatched a fun – and tasty - idea to raise funds for Dakin.
Dakin’s secret weapon? Our amazing volunteers.
Milk & Cookie found a loving home last year just in time for the holidays, and their new family made sure to provide them with a warm and merry welcome.