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Hawaii News Now: After months of rehab, dog attacked with machete is ready to find his forever home!

Hawaii News Now: After months of rehab, dog attacked with machete is ready to find his forever home!

WAILUKU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Maui judge has denied a woman’s request to be released from jail after she allegedly attacked a dog with a machete. The 7-year-old dog, named Tommy Boy, suffered severe injuries and is still in an animal hospital. He underwent more than five hours of emergency surgery back in August. Maui Humane Society said bone-deep gashes were left from the dogs face all the way to the tip of his tail, which was ultimately amputated.

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Hawaii News Now: The #BettyWhiteChallenge carries on actor’s legacy ― and her love for animals

Hawaii News Now: The #BettyWhiteChallenge carries on actor’s legacy ― and her love for animals

Betty White called television her hobby and animals her work. And in the wake of her death last week at the age of 99, a movement called the #BettyWhiteChallenge has spread on social media. It asks people to donate money to animal shelters or rescues in White’s name on Jan. 17 ― the day she would’ve turned 100. Maui Humane Society has a cat named after Betty White’s character in Golden Girls, Rose Nylund. She is still available for adoption!

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