The shelter is overcapacity due to the high surrender and stray intake rates that spiked because of the pandemic. There are currently more than 500 animals under the care of the Humane Society. That is 25% more compared to the same month last year.
During the pandemic, animal shelters like the Maui Humane Society are experiencing an uptick in owner surrenders and stray intakes.
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Dr. Jennifer Fitzpatrick was selected as Hometown Hero by Pacific Media Group and Maui Health in recognition of her outstanding veterinary work for Maui’s animals. Read about how she has gone above and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Maui Humane Society’s community support program hits a milestone. 4EverPets has given out 30,000 pounds of pet food in the last eight months since it started.
Maui Humane Society is encouraging pet owners to have a plan for their pets in the event that they fall ill. While there is currently no evidence you can contract COVID-19 from your pet, it’s important to plan ahead to protect your furry friends in the event that your own health is compromised.