Pet of the Week: Elizabeth

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Meet Mass Appeal’s pet of the week!

Dakin Humane Society
171 Union Street, Springfield
(413) 781-4000

163 Montague Road, Leverett
(413) 548 – 9898

Name:  Elizabeth
Breed:  Labrador Mix
Age:    2 years old
Sex:    Female

About Elizabeth:
Elizabeth is a Dixie Dog from Texas. She is a sweet, quiet, and laid back girl. She should do well in a family with children 7 years and older. Do not know her history with cats, but should do well with other dogs.

Animal Adventures 2015 – Dakin is taking reservations now for limited spaces in its annual Animal Adventures program.  Animal Adventures is a week-long program that teaches kids how to care for animals and about their behavior.  There are guest speakers who bring in unique animals, games, crafts and plenty of time for kids to interact with many types of creatures as well with each other.  If you’ve got a child who’s crazy about animals, let them enjoy an unforgettable experience at Animal Adventures this summer at Dakin Humane Society in Springfield!  July 6-10 is for children ages 7-9, and July 13-17 is for ages 10-12.  Call Dakin at 413.781.4000 x 112 to register!

Dakin’s One-on-One Behavior Consults – Dakin Humane Society is now offering one-on-one behavior consults and private dog training lessons at its Springfield location.  Consultations can cover everything from smaller annoying behaviors such as barking to more serious behaviors such as separation anxiety or aggression.  Private dog training classes are perfect for dogs who need to learn manners but may not thrive in a group class.  For more information, including fees and appointment-scheduling, visit

Pet Safety Tips
No table foods, moldy foods, poultry bones
No chocolate
No grapes & raisins
No alcoholic beverages
Be careful with ornaments, ribbons & tinsel
Holiday plants can be dangerous

If you’re interested in adopting any of the pets seen on Mass Appeal, or want more information on any of the pets available at the Dakin Humane Society, you can call them at 781-4000 or visit

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