(Maui Now): Maui Humane Society, the sole open-admission animal shelter in the county, is urgently pleading for action to address extreme overcrowding.
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KHON2: Dog reunites with owner after 3 years, machete attack
HONOLULU (KHON2) A vicious attack on a dog on Maui turned into a happy ending for the pup and its original owner three years after they were separated. Tommy Boy is a 7-year-old poi dog that was attacked with a machete in Paia in August 2022.
Tommy Boy is a 7-year-old poi dog that was attacked with a machete in Paia in August 2022.
Hawaii News Now: Looking for a furry friend? Homes for scores of cats, guinea pigs and rabbits needed
Maui Humane Society is struggling to find pet parents. They are desperately trying to find homes for not only their dogs, but their cats, bunny rabbits, even guinea pigs. “If you don’t have an outdoor space, cats are great to have. Same with our guinea pigs and our rabbits,” said Maui Humane Society Marketing and Communications Director Katie Shannon.
Hawaii News Now: After a horrific ordeal, ‘Tommy Boy’ the poi dog is reunited with his ‘ohana
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – It was an emotional reunion for a dog slashed with a machete on Maui. Draped in lei at Maui Humane Society, “Tommy Boy” flew to Oahu on Tuesday and jumped into the arms of his owner at Honolulu’s airport. The two hadn’t seen each other in three years, ever since Tommy Boy was lost.
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.
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.
MHS 2023 Calendar Pet Photo Contest
It's that time of year again! The Pet Photo Contest for our 2023 Calendars is from June 1st-30th, don't wait! Submit your pet today, or vote on your favorites! This year we want to see the glamour, the personality, the spunk and the ALOHA shine from your pets. We want...
Petco Adoption Day
Join us at Petco in Kahului from 11am-1pm on Saturday, May 21 for a mobile adoption event! The Community Outreach team along with dedicated volunteers will be there with some of our adoptable dogs and ready to answer questions you may have. Along with the pups, there may even be kittens ready to be adopted and walk straight into your heart and your ohana!
Maui Now: Maui Humane Society Hopes to Clear the Shelter Aug. 23-29
This week, Maui Humane Society is taking part in Clear the Shelters – a nationwide pet adoption event that helps find loving homes for animals in need. All this week, through Aug. 29, adoption fees for ALL ANIMALS are sponsored. Due to COVID-19, the organization is offering all services by appointment only.
Success Story: Debbie/Dellafina
This is a true rags to riches success story. Debbie Wilson (now Dellafina) came to MHS in February after she was rescued by Humane Enforcement Officers from a shocking hoarding situation. This adorable little Ridgeback was flown from Maui to an adoption-guaranteed...