22News teaming up with the Dakin Humane Society as part of a nationwide pet drive

22News teaming up with the Dakin Humane Society as part of a nationwide pet drive


WE’VE POSTED A LINK ON OUR WEBSITE, WWLP.COM. BARRY: 22NEWS IS TEAMING UP WITH THE DAKIN HUMANE SOCIETY AS PART OF A NATIONWIDE PET DRIVE. 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI JOINS US FROM OUR FRANKLIN COUNTY BUREAU TO TELL US HOW YOU CAN HELP. MIKE MASCIADRELLI: DAKIN WANTS TO RAISE AWARNESS ABOUT ALL THE ANIMALS UP FOR ADOPTION LOCALLY AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY. DOG BARKING “CHEWBACCA” IS ONE OF THE TENS OF THOUSANDS ANIMALS WHICH DAKIN HUMANE SOCIETY WANTS TO PLACE IN A FOREVER HOME. 22NEWS HAS TEAMED UP WITH DAKIN FOR THEIR “CLEAR THE SHELTERS” CAMPAIGN, A NATINOWIDE PET ADOPTION DRIVE. LAURIE DIDONATO: WENDELL THEY ARE FUN THE CREATE LAUGHTER GIVE COMFORT GIVE UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. YOU CAN ALWAYS GO TO THEM FOR SUPPORT. THE DRIVE TAKES PLACE SATUDAY AUGUST 19TH AT BOTH DAKIN’S SHELTERS IN SPRINGFIELD AND LEVERETT. MIKE MASCIADRELLI: WORKING FOR YOU WHETHER YOU’RE IN SPRINGFIELD OR LEVERETT, DAKIN HUMANE SOCIETY HAS PLENTY OF ANIMALS IN NEED OF A HOME. AND IT’S UP TO YOU TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN. IT’S NOT JUST CATS AND DOGS. DAKIN NEEDS TO PLACE SMALL ANIMALS LIKE HAMSTERS, MICE, AND RABBITS THAT ARE ALL AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION. THEY’LL BE 50 PERCENT OFF ON SATURDAY. OVERPOPULATION IS A MAJOR PROBLEM IN SHELTERS OUTSIDE NEW ENGLAND. CARMINE DICENSO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DAKIN HUMANE SOCIETY ANYTIME WE CAN DRAW ATTENTION TO GETTING THEM OUT, BECAUSE SOMTIMES THEY CAN SIT WITH US LONGER AND WE CAN FIND WE MIGHT HAVE OLDER ANIMALS THAT MIGHT END UP STAYING IN THE SHELTER LONGER PERIODS THEN WE’D WANT THEM TOO. DICENSO TOLD 22NEWS THEY’VE CUT BACK ON EUTHANIZATIONS AND ONLY USE THAT OPTION IF AN ANIMAL’S IN POOR HEALTH OR POSES A SAFETY THREAT. MIKE MASCIADRELLI: WE HAVE A LINK TO A LIST OF ADOPTABLE ANIMALS AT THE TWO SHELTERS ON WWLP.COM. LIVE FROM THE FRANKLIN CONTY BUREAU IN GREENFIELD, MIKE

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