Shy Dog Talk at Dakin


Do you live or work with a dog who is a scaredy cat? We’ve got just the workshop for you! We can help you learn how to better communicate, cohabitate, and work with the fearful dog(s) in your life.

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 9am–3pm (Snow date: March 9). Please bring your own lunch. Fee is $75.00. Click here for more information, and to register.


Beat the Heat!

For the month of February, female cats can be fixed for only $20 at the Dakin Humane Society. Call the pet store now to make your appointment!

If you live in Holyoke or Springfield (zip code 01108 only) get your cat fixed free!

For a limited time, cats can be fixed FREE at the Dakin Humane Society as part of grant received from Petsway. People with pet cats and those caring for neighborhood strays or feral cats who live in Holyoke (ZIP code 01040) or Springfield (ZIP code 01108) can take advantage of this special offer.


It’s time to vote! That’s right…the Valley Advocate Readers’ Poll annual Best of contest has begun. Dakin needs you! Please vote for Best Local Nonprofit, Best Place for Dog Training, and Best Charity Event (Mutts & Mimosas). Join the fun at www.valleyadvocate.com.

Dakin Humane Society provides shelter, education, advocacy, and assistance for animals and people in need.