The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society

 

Pet-Friendly Housing: Tips for Renters and Landlords

Renters and landlords can work together to create a safe, pet-friendly community. Check out these tips!

Read more …

Guardians of Good

Guardian support touches the lives of so many animals.  Learn more about it here.

Read more …

Zoe: Party Crasher & Survivor

Read about Zoe's amazing recovery from pyometra.

Read more …

Saving Benjamin - Dakin's Kitten Street Team

Benjamin was the last in a large colony to need TNR, but he was smart, clever, and elusive. It was time to get creative.

Read more …

What Does "No Kill" Really Mean?

Learn about the weight of "no kill" terminology and what that means for animals and the shelters caring for them.

Read more …

Dakin's Clinic PLUS: Good News for Your Pets

Dogs and cats with certain non-urgent medical issues can be seen quickly at our Clinic PLUS!

Read more …

Our New Normal - Dakin's P.A.W.S. Program

As animal populations dip in New England, read about the reasons for this change and how Dakin is shifting its resources to meet the needs of people and pets in the community.

Read more …

Beating the Quarantine Blahs with Your Pet

If you've got a pet, you can both beat cabin fever!

Read more …

From the Dog House to the White House - a Shelter Dog’s Journey

A shelter dog is about to become First Dog as he moves into The White House, but he isn't the first.

Read more …

Canine Care - The Health Benefits of Dog Grooming

Learn the top tips for keeping your canine companion healthy and happy with regular grooming.

Read more …

Bath Towels Needed

Give animals the gift of warmth and comfort.

Read more …

Kitten Street Team Hits Milestone

Big Ben was elusive...but he was no match for Dakin's Kitten Street Team.

Read more …

Top 2020 Dakin Stories

In a very challenging year, there were moments that shined.

Read more …

Town of Amherst Bans the Use of Wild Animals for Entertainment

The Town of Amherst has joined a growing list of municipalities in the banning of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows and circuses.

Read more …

Gift Giving During the Holidays: Multiplying Your Generosity

Learn more about transforming your holiday shopping into dollars for your favorite charity.

Read more …

Collaboration and Generosity in our Community: Finding the Holiday Spirit

Learn how our friends, neighbors, and local businesses have found creative ways to stay connected, cultivate joy, and keep the holiday spirit alive in 2020.

Read more …

10 Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Learn some tips about keeping your four-footed friends safe this holiday season.

Read more …

His Brother's Keeper

When Samhain lost his vision, Mabon became  his brother's helper despite his own problems

Read more …

DIY Fundraising: An All-New Way to Help Animals

Looking for a fun new way to help animals in need? Check out DIY Fundraising!

Read more …

Cat Communication: A Guide to Feline Body Language

Do you speak cat? Learn what your feline friend is telling you by understanding their body language.

Read more …