Maui Humane Society is offering a FREE vaccination clinic to the public for rabbits on July 23rd from 9am-12pm at Maui Humane Society to protect against the fatal RHDV2. Maui Humane Society highly advises all rabbit owners to take advantage of the free clinic by booking an appointment. You can also reserve a free transfer carrier to pick up on July 15 or 16. Protect your rabbit against RHDV2!
Maui Humane Society awarded Community-Focused Programs Grant from the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation
Maui Humane Society has been awarded new funding to implement community-focused programs and services made possible by the generosity of the Dave & Cheryl Duffield Foundation, a private charitable foundation based in Incline Village, Nevada. The grant will be distributed over a three year term with the intent to increase life saving efforts and expand resources beyond the shelter to reach at-risk pets throughout the island. Funding highlights include the purchase of a specialized truck and trailer to provide veterinary community outreach, hiring an additional veterinarian and support team, an expanded Foster department, an educational Humane Enforcement Resource Officer, expanded Wings of Aloha program to support inter-island transfers and further development of pet owner resources to help keep animals in their homes.
Maui Humane Society is teaming up with national nonprofit Petco Love and Skechers to focus on the fun in fostering pets, which is lifesaving and especially critical during the busy summer months. Fostering is free, and it can begin on the same day. Maui Humane Society is participating in the nationwide Foster Open House:
June 25, 11:30 a.m.: For those interested in fostering dogs, puppies or Wings of Aloha fosters. Wings of Aloha is a donation-funded program that takes shelter animals and flies them to the mainland United States for adoption.
June 26, 11:30 a.m.: For those interested in fostering cats, kittens or critters (bunnies and guinea pigs)
Maui Humane Society will also join shelters nationwide for the National Foster Pet Open House event by inviting the public to visit the shelter on Saturday, June 25 and 26 at 11:30 a.m. for an interactive foster meet-and-greet party for two-and four-legged friends. Those who attend will learn about the types of fostering available (long term, short term, emergency), meet available foster dogs, cats, kittens and critters, and can leave with a foster animal that day.
In efforts to humanely control the growing pet population on Maui, there will be a program to provide free spay and neuter clinics in Hana. Maui Humane Society partnered with Greater Good Charities Good Fix to provide free clinics from June 9 through June 12.
Puppies, kittens, and bunnies are all in need of a good home as humane societies across the island are filling up. Abandonment and surrendering of pets are a big reason why the humane societies are full, and this is due to people downsizing and moving houses. Katie Shannon from the Maui Humane Society said finding animal approved housing is “so so difficult and the housing that is allowed to have an animal at is so expensive that it’s really not obtainable for a large part of the population.”
Maui Humane Society is partnering with Greater Good Charities’ Good Fix program to provide free spay/neuter clinics in Hāna from June 9 through June 12. This partnership will allow upwards of 500 owned pets (dogs and cats) and free-roaming cats to be spayed or neutered to help effectively and humanely control the pet population over time.
Greater Good Charities’ Good Fix Program in Partnership with Maui Humane Society Offer Free-High-Quality High-Volume Spay/Neuter Clinics to Help Effectively and Humanely Control Pet Population
Maui Humane Society is partnering with Greater Good Charities’ Good Fix program to provide free spay/neuter clinics in Hāna from June 9 through June 12. Hāna community members can bring in their dogs, cats, or any free roaming cat to Hāna High & Elementary School Gymnasium for free same day surgery.
Cindy Paulos from KAOI interviews Katie Shannon, Director of Marketing & Communications discussing Wags to Riches wrap up, Good Fix Hana event (June 9-12), the annual Pet Photo Contest, the importance and need of Fostering and our availability of Spay and Neuter appointments!
National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Maui Humane Society To Save and Improve the Lives of Pets on Maui
Maui Humane Society is set to receive a $200,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love during a special celebration at Petco at 50 Ho’okele Street in Kahului on July 28, 2022, at 11 a.m. in support of their lifesaving work for animals on Maui. “Petco Love has always been a strong supporter of our organization and animals. We are honored to receive this award as we continue to expand and develop new programs designed to save more lives,” said Steve MacKinnon, CEO of Maui Humane Society.