The Official Blog of Dakin Humane Society

 

Checking In on You and Your Pets

When you feel the pressure of life’s challenges, Dakin is here for you and your pets.

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Where Are They Now? Fame Finds Trinny Once More!

Our fabulous high-five contest winner stars in a new video!

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A Whisker a Day: The Health Benefits of Pet Companionship

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.

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Moms Fixed Free

If your cat or dog has had a litter, Dakin can help.

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Enrichment and Your Pet

Pet enrichment helps keep boredom at bay, especially during the “cabin fever” months of winter.

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A New Year's Resolution You Can Stick To

Dakin relied on Guardian supporters when Space Pioneer was in desperate need of care.

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Grieving a Constant Companion

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.

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My Friend, Sniffles: Lessons from a Pet Rat

A Dakin Animal Resource Counselor's love and advocacy for rats started from one very special friendship.

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An Unbreakable Connection

There are so many ways you can help animals and people find the joy in an unbreakable connection.

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Where Are They Now?

It’s always rewarding to see Dakin pets living their best lives with their new families.  Here are some recent adoption updates.

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The Top 12 Dakin Moments of 2022

Every year, we look back at the moments of compassion, innovation, and care for animals and people made possible by you.

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Home for the Holidays: Timmy's Foster Journey

After 10 years in a loving home, Timmy found himself back at Dakin with a new set of challenges ahead of him.

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Tank: Home for the Holidays

Tank waited and waited for his future family…then it turned out he was home all along.

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Marvelous, Mysterious Chinchillas

Chinchillas run fast, jump high, steal hearts and could be your next favorite pet!

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Delicious Pet Treat Recipes

Why just bake for humans this holiday season?  Check out our recipes for unforgettable goodies for guinea pigs, cats and dogs!

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What a Pet Sitter Needs

If you’ve booked a pet sitter this holiday season, check out our recommendations to ensure your pet’s health and happiness.

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One Last Halloween Treat: Dakin x Mike's Maze

Dakin recently joined Mike’s Maze at Sunderland’s Warner Farm for their annual Dog Walker’s Weekend.

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Dakin Opens Doors for Dogs in Multi-State Transport Operation

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.

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DIY: Winter Shelters for Feral Cats

Dakin's Kitten Street Team is helping keep feral cats safe and warm this winter. Now, you can too.

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