Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the community’s help to provide temporary homes for dogs. Maui Humane Society currently has 105 dogs in their care and has kennel capacity for 40 dogs. Dogs are being paired in kennels to make additional space. In these moments of high population, Maui Humane Society signals “SOS Foster” which asks anyone in the community to foster an animal.
KHON2: Maui County slammed with rain: ‘Lots of destruction’
The Maui Humane Society felt the flood on Saturday as well. Officials said all the animals are safe, but the rain does cause concern for stress. “Boards are put up on all of the kennels, protecting the dogs from the rain; but with every kennel currently being full as we have over 100 dogs in our care, it’s not an enjoyable environment for them,” said MHS marketing director Katie Shannon.
KITV4: Maui animal shelters say there is an overpopulation of guinea pigs
There’s another animal overpopulation issue on Maui. Maui Humane Society says it’s actually a guinea pig and rabbit problem, and right now, has over 50 of the small animals. It has capacity for only 20.
The Maui News: Foster families needed as Maui Humane Society shelter reaches capacity
Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the community’s help to provide homes and relief for dogs as its shelter population has surged. High surrender and stay intake rates have led to kennels being over capacity, the shelter said in a news release Thursday.
KHON2: URGENT: Fosters needed as Maui shelter experiences overcapacity
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Maui Humane Society is asking people to stop bringing in strays and surrenders as they experience overcapacity. The shelter is currently caring for 67 dogs (not including the 32 animals in foster homes) when their kennels can only hold 40 dogs. “We are full and overcapacity. We need the community to understand that the shelter should be the last option for the animal,” said Katie Shannon, Director of Marketing at MHS, in a statement.
MauiNow: Maui Humane Society dog kennels are over capacity, “SOS fosters” needed
Maui Humane Society has issued an urgent request to the community for help in providing homes and relief for dogs from its shelter, which is currently over capacity. The Maui Humane Society has kennel capacity for 40 dogs, but the shelter is currently caring for 67, not including the 32 currently in foster homes.
Maui Humane Society Kennels Over Capacity
Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the community’s help to provide homes and relief for dogs. Due to high surrender and stray intake rates, the shelter population has experienced a massive surge, resulting in kennels being over capacity. Maui Humane Society has kennel capacity for 40 dogs; the shelter is currently caring for 67, not including the 32 currently in foster homes.
MauiNow: Maui Humane Society Surpasses Rabbit & Guinea Pig Capacity
A substantial surrender increase in the number of guinea pigs and rabbits has been received over the past four weeks by the Maui Humane Society. The nonprofit organization reports it’s “unlike anything they have seen before.”
Maui Now: 500 animals to be spayed or neutered during free clinics in Hāna, June 9-12
Maui Humane Society is partnering with Greater Good Charities’ Good Fix program to provide free spay/neuter clinics in Hāna from June 9 through June 12. This partnership will allow upwards of 500 owned pets (dogs and cats) and free-roaming cats to be spayed or neutered to help effectively and humanely control the pet population over time.
KHON2: More than 100 dogs, only 40 kennels: Maui Humane Society needs your help
With over 100 dogs and only 40 kennels, the Maui Humane Society (MHS) is in a crisis and needs your help to care for these animals. The shelter says it’s had an usually high number of dogs. Since so many of them share kennels, the dogs are also under a lot of stress.