The Maui Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team welcomed 16 new members to its list of trained personnel on Friday. he class of MPD officers and recruits, as well as representatives from the Maui Humane Society, Maui Memorial Medical Center and the Paia Youth and Cultural Center.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A lack of pet-friendly rentals has led to overcrowding at humane societies statewide. “We really kind of hit our boiling point, which was 130 dogs, and we have only 40 kennels,” said Jenny Miller, Maui Humane Society interim CEO.
(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.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Maui Humane Society is faced with the devastating decision of possibly euthanizing some animals as they deal with extreme overcrowding. According to the Maui Humane Society, they have over 130 dogs in care and only 40 kennels so for the first time in years the shelter is forced to create a list of at-risk animals for euthanasia.
Spectrum News (HI): Animal shelters on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and Hawaii Island all said they are at max capacity and are asking people to foster or adopt dogs.
The housing crisis is hitting animal-owning renters—and the Maui Humane Society—especially hard…. “It’s a real crisis we’re facing—a vicious, sometimes hopeless cycle,” said Maui Humane Society marketing director Katie Shannon. “I’m very concerned looking forward that [MHS] is going to bear the weight of this.”