Maui Humane Society is providing community members who have been affected by the fires with a free microchip and wellness clinic at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa located at 200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina from 9am-4pm on Monday, August 28. Follow service road to the end, inform Hyatt staff you are going to the Maui Humane Society Vet Clinic. Vet staff will be offering exams, microchips, medications, vaccines, deworming, flea medication and minor procedures. No appointment necessary!
Maui Humane Society, the animal rescue lead agency, is committed to leading the lifesaving and reunification process for all animals, of all species affected by this devastating event. Maui Humane Society continues to cooperate with local emergency management and search and recovery teams. Yesterday, seven cats from within the burn zone were rescued by FEMA task force members and transferred to Maui Humane Society via Humane Enforcement officers. As emergency shelters close down, we are partnering with organizations across the island to ensure that pet supplies are distributed from Hana to Kula to Napili to keep pets in homes. If you know someone who needs help with pet supplies, please visit Maui Humane Society between 11am-5pm, 7 days/week to pick up pet supplies.
To date, Maui Humane Society has distributed more than 17,000 lbs of pet food and supplies to emergency shelters, distribution checkpoints, parks, churches, hotels, and individuals in need throughout the island. We have received an overwhelming amount of physical donations from our local community and abroad, which we are prioritizing to distribute to all pet owners who have been directly or indirectly affected by these fires, across Maui Nui. As emergency shelters close down, we are partnering with organizations across the island to ensure that pet supplies are distributed from Hana to Kula to Napili to keep pets in homes.
CNN host Jessica Dean speaks with Maui Humane Society, Director of Marketing Katie Shannon regarding the current situation on Maui. Maui Humane Society estimates there are 3,000 lost or missing pets. MHS is working with emergency response teams to provide medical attention to pets in need in Lahaina. As of Saturday, August 12, fires are still burning and assessments of the damage are underway.
HONOLULU (KITV4) — Shelters across the state and the nation are urgently looking for foster homes to help with overcrowding in their facilities. Maui Humane Society says it is also in a similar crisis, with over 130 dogs in care and only 40 kennels. For the first time in years, it too may have to euthanize animals due to extreme overcrowding.
The Maui Police Department is taking the lead in providing services at a growing homeless camp. MPD’s Mobile Medical Educational Unit has been near “cut mountain” in West Maui since January. The Maui Humane Society says helping homeless individuals keep their pets is important because the animal shelter is currently overcapacity. Read more…
Overcrowding at Maui Humane Society has staff putting out a desperate plea to the public. KITV4 speaks with Jenny Miller, interim CEO, “This is unprecedented, the increase of intake year over year is crazy, the number of strays coming in is really high, there’s no rhyme or reason with the summer months, and our last option is to reach out to the public with a real plea and ask if anyone can help us.”
Hawaii News Now: Maui Humane Society fears euthanasia may be only option for dogs at overcrowded facility
Brutus is 4 years old, he loves back scratches and toys that are squeaky. But he’s at-risk for being euthanized. “We have never come out to the community before to talk about euthanasia the way that we are now, and what we’re trying to do is increase our transparency to really showcase, we need help,” said Director of Marketing, Katie Shannon.
Maui Humane Society Faces Heartbreaking Euthanasia Decisions Amongst Extreme Overcrowding At-Risk Euthanasia List Created first time in years (Maui, HI - May 23, 2023) - Maui Humane Society, the sole open-admission animal shelter in the county, is urgently pleading...
(KITV4 Island News): The Maui Humane Society is facing an overcrowding crisis, and for the first time in years, may have to resort to euthanasia of some at-risk dogs.