Paws on the Town

Our 2021 event has ended. We hope you'll join us for Paws on the Town in 2022!


We are proud to announce the 2021 Paws on the Town selfie winners!
Your participation not only earned you an awesome reward but benefitted the animals at Dakin AND supported local restaurants!
  • $50 Gift Card to Northampton Downtown: Linda Bickford & Lindsey Lance Ennis!
  • $20 Gift Card to Ice Cream Alley: Megan Nowak & Cynthia Picard!
  • $50 Amherst Gift Card: Kelsey Richardson & Denise Chaisson!
  • $50 Munich Haus Gift Card: Anna Plewa!

Paws on the Town is a collaborative community-wide dine-around event for animal lovers to band together to support local restaurants and local companion animals.

∗ Dine around on June 22, 2021 at participating restaurants and a portion of your bill will be donated to Dakin Humane Society.

∗ Throughout the month of June, dine at participating restaurants for chances to win prizes!

Premier locations - 20% donation         Participating locations - 15% donation

Does your restaurant want to participate?  SIGN UP HERE


Ice Cream Alley   

Snap a Selfie - Win Prizes

Dakin Humane Society's "Paws on the Town" will take place from Tuesday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 30.

To participate, next time you are dining at a participating restaurant or grabbing takeout, simply snap and share a selfie on our social media page with the hashtag #pawsonthetown and include the name of the restaurant.  You can also submit your selfie here. We encourage you to tell us your favorite reasons for dining there. We'd love to hear them! Thank you for supporting local.

Paws on the Town encourages the support of participating local restaurants.  However, no purchase is required to participate. Full participation rules.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please contact Kaitlyn Holloway, Development & Events Coordinator, at or 413-781-4000 x118.