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Dakin Animal Shelter

leverett Animal Shelter

163 Montague Road
leverett, Massachusetts 01054
Phone: 413-548-9898
The Dakin Animal Shelter, Inc. works with our community to strengthen the bond between animals and people, enhancing the quality of their lives through compassionate sheltering, responsible adoptions, education, and community outreach.

The Dakin Animal Shelter is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable corporation offering many vital services for Pioneer Valley animals and residents. We rely on our generous supporters and members to provide these services.

Our History
Originally founded in 1982 as Friends of Amherst’s Stray Animals by the late Janet Wilder Dakin and friends, the Dakin Animal Shelter opened its doors to the public in 1995.

Today, the Dakin Animal Shelter serves more than 1,200 cats, dogs, puppies, and kittens at its small shelter in rural Leverett, Massachusetts.

We serve nearly 1,000 more animals and their people through our various free and low-cost spay/neuter assistance programs.

Adopt a pet from Dakin Animal Shelter

Directions and map

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Dakin Animal Shelter is located in leverett, Massachusetts where today's temperature will be between 33.8℉ and 42.8℉, sunrise 11:32 and sunset 22:34.

leverett is known for pet friendly attractions like Mount Toby, Puffers Pond, Lake Wyola State Park, New England Peace Pagoda, be sure to take some time with your new pet and visit these places.

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