Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the community’s help to provide temporary homes for dogs. Maui Humane Society currently has 120 dogs in their care and has kennel capacity for 40 dogs. Dogs are being paired in kennels to make additional space. 30 SOS Fosters are needed immediately to help decrease the dog population at the shelter.
Maui Times: Maui Humane Society Issues SOS for Dog Adoptions
Maui Times: The Maui Humane Society’s kennel capacity for dogs is 40. At present, they have 150 canines in their care. “In these moments of high population, Maui Humane Society signals ‘SOS Foster’ which asks anyone in the community to foster an animal.
KHON2: No space left: Don’t let these Hawaii animals suffer!
The Maui Humane Society has been in SOS Foster mode for the past four weeks, allowing anyone to foster an animal without previous experience. While the community has helped get animals out of the shelter and into temporary homes, MHS is still at critical capacity levels.
The Maui News: Foster families needed as Maui Humane Society shelter reaches capacity
Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the community’s help to provide homes and relief for dogs as its shelter population has surged. High surrender and stay intake rates have led to kennels being over capacity, the shelter said in a news release Thursday.
KHON2: URGENT: Fosters needed as Maui shelter experiences overcapacity
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Maui Humane Society is asking people to stop bringing in strays and surrenders as they experience overcapacity. The shelter is currently caring for 67 dogs (not including the 32 animals in foster homes) when their kennels can only hold 40 dogs. “We are full and overcapacity. We need the community to understand that the shelter should be the last option for the animal,” said Katie Shannon, Director of Marketing at MHS, in a statement.
MauiNow: Maui Humane Society dog kennels are over capacity, “SOS fosters” needed
Maui Humane Society has issued an urgent request to the community for help in providing homes and relief for dogs from its shelter, which is currently over capacity. The Maui Humane Society has kennel capacity for 40 dogs, but the shelter is currently caring for 67, not including the 32 currently in foster homes.
KITV News 4: Hawaii shelters at or near capacity as more people are surrendering pets
The financial burden of rising costs is hurting pet owners.
Maui Now: With 500+ animals, the Maui Humane Society is looking to Empty the Shelters
With more than 500 animals in their care, the Maui Humane Society is seeking individuals and families who would like to adopt a new pet. While the shelter is waiving all adoption fees for Empty The Shelters July 11 -31st; it will accept donations. The waiver excludes county fees and licensing for dogs. Adoptable pets include: dogs, cats, kittens, guinea pigs, and rabbits.
MauiNow: Maui Humane Society Surpasses Rabbit & Guinea Pig Capacity
A substantial surrender increase in the number of guinea pigs and rabbits has been received over the past four weeks by the Maui Humane Society. The nonprofit organization reports it’s “unlike anything they have seen before.”