Dakin Animal Shelter Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society provides shelter, education, advocacy, and assistance for animals and people in need.  They serve primarily, Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties in Western Mass.  We feel so fortunate to have such an active and dedicated organization helping animals and their people in this region.

Kane's Krusade

Kane’s Krusade, Inc. improves the quality of life of dogs in Springfield MA by distributing CARE kits
to needy dog owners.   CARE kits include leashes, collars, nametags, food, toys, treats, and doghouses
where needed.  We help loved dogs stay in their homes and out of shelters in these difficult economic

The Humane Society of the United States

The Humane Society of the United States' mission statement is "Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty."  The HSUS' strives to create a humane and sustainable world for all animals – a world that will also benefit people. They seek to forge a lasting and comprehensive change in human consciousness of and behavior toward all animals in order to prevent animal cruelty, exploitation, and neglect, and to protect wild habitats and the entire community of life.

Vested Interest for Police Dogs

Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc is a 501c(3) non-profit fundraising organization dedicated to providing bullet  and stab protective vests for law enforcement K-9s throughout the United States.  Vested Interest funds a state of the art bullet and stab protective vest made in the United States that offers ultimate protection for the K-9.  The cost of the vest is $1006 and is under warranty for 5 years.  Most police departments and law enforcement agencies do not have budgets that provide vests for their K-9 officers.

Whiskers Animal Benevolent League

 Whiskers Animal Benevolent League is a no-kill cat shelter in Albany, New York.  For over 30 years, they have been rescuing homeless and sick cats and kittens with the belief that every life is meaningful and worth saving.  Whiskers goes the extra mile to do whatever it takes to make each cat and kitten's life the best it can be and will be there its entire life if need be.  Whiskers is an all volunteer run organization with a sanctuary for adult cats in Albany and a foster program for mom cats and kittens.