(Maui Now): Maui Humane Society, the sole open-admission animal shelter in the county, is urgently pleading for action to address extreme overcrowding.
(Honolulu Star Advertiser): The Maui Humane Society today issued a plea for help due to extreme overcrowding at its shelter, saying that it has had to consider euthanasia for the first time in years.
“It’s kind of an equity issue honestly,” Kendrick said. “There are a lot of situations particularly for renters where that’s the only choice they have is to tether their animals when they are not around. Either their landlord won’t let them keep their animal inside, the yard isn’t fenced, they can’t afford to fence it it’s not their property anyway.”
This is a true rags to riches success story. Debbie Wilson (now Dellafina) came to MHS in February after she was rescued by Humane Enforcement Officers from a shocking hoarding situation. This adorable little Ridgeback was flown from Maui to an adoption-guaranteed...
This adoption pupdate is a two for one special! Izzy and Vienna have both found their forever home and gained a new sibling.
Opihi came to MHS in such poor condition that staff will never forget first laying eyes on his emaciated and withered body. He was so weak and starved that he could not lift his head or stand up, so brutally neglected that it seemed as if he’d reached the point of no return.
Every visit to MHS is risky – you risk adding a member to your ohana!
Sometimes your next furry best friend just walks into your life. Two years ago she ran across our vacation rental lanai, starving and feral.
Is there anything better than a catnap? Dahlia is clearly more than comfortable in her forever home.
Piccard and Janeway (formerly Frank and Erin Wilson) came to MHS as a part of a large scale seizure/impound case last October. At MHS, they received the medical attention and care they needed, but were still very scared and unsure of the world around them.