The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
When organizations like Dakin respond to an animal hoarding case, it’s always as important to offer assistance to the person in crisis as well as the animals involved.
It was an average day when Dakin’s Kitten Street Team got a call about a pregnant cat spotted outdoors. There was nothing out of the ordinary about this call until the team arrived at the site.
Lollipop’s time of transition was significantly less stressful and a lot more fun thanks to her foster caregiver.
In the throes of a frigid New England winter, the Kitten Street Team trapped a large tabby who made a big impression on the volunteers and staff at Dakin.
Sadie, with a strikingly beautiful appearance, is bound to catch the eye of many potential adopters. But, finding the right match for her personality and quirks is important to her successful transition with an adoptive family.
Anna, a Kitten Street Team volunteer locked eyes with Luis and knew immediately that he had a very different life before finding himself in this place.
Barney, as his family nicknamed him, is a proud user of a cat stroller which he uses to build a growing number of adoring fans along the Northampton bike path.
When you feel the pressure of life’s challenges, Dakin is here for you and your pets.
Keeping your dog active and happy is good for both of you!
Our fabulous high-five contest winner stars in a new video!
The exuberance we feel during special moments with our pets isn’t random, but a well-documented and frequently studied human response to the presence of a beloved animal.
Pet enrichment helps keep boredom at bay, especially during the “cabin fever” months of winter.
Dakin relied on Guardian supporters when Space Pioneer was in desperate need of care.
Pets are often our source of support, so where do we turn when we lose them? Dakin’s Pet Loss & Healing group offers an opportunity for healing.
A Dakin Animal Resource Counselor's love and advocacy for rats started from one very special friendship.
There are so many ways you can help animals and people find the joy in an unbreakable connection.
It’s always rewarding to see Dakin pets living their best lives with their new families. Here are some recent adoption updates.
Every year, we look back at the moments of compassion, innovation, and care for animals and people made possible by you.
After 10 years in a loving home, Timmy found himself back at Dakin with a new set of challenges ahead of him.