Now accepting nominations

Do you know a hero? Is there someone in your life who goes out of their way to care for animals in need? Dakin Humane Society needs your help to find extraordinary animal advocates, heroic pets, and compassionate community superstars!

If you know someone who demonstrates their commitment to animals through their life and work, please submit their nomination through one of the categories below.

The Humane Awards is a celebration of our community and the individuals who actively improve the lives of animals in need and the people who care about them. The nomination period is now open through August 1, 2022. Read the official Rules & Guidelines.

Click on one of the following categories to submit your nomination today:

Congratulations to the 2021 Humane Awards Recipients!

People with Humane Awards plaque
Frances M. Wells Award
People with Humane Awards plaque
Youth Award
People with Humane Awards plaque
Champion Award
People with Humane Awards plaque
Woodbury Philanthropy Award
Please click here to view The Humane Awards rules and guidelines.