The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society
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.
Tank waited and waited for his future family…then it turned out he was home all along.
Chinchillas run fast, jump high, steal hearts and could be your next favorite pet!
Why just bake for humans this holiday season? Check out our recipes for unforgettable goodies for guinea pigs, cats and dogs!
If you’ve booked a pet sitter this holiday season, check out our recommendations to ensure your pet’s health and happiness.
Dakin recently joined Mike’s Maze at Sunderland’s Warner Farm for their annual Dog Walker’s Weekend.
Dakin was recently involved in a large mobilization of animal welfare organizations to help transport more than 60 dogs and puppies from the midwest to Connecticut.