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.
On Tuesday, thousands of islanders throughout Hawai’i will be lighting up the sky for the upcoming 4th of July celebration, but one thing to consider is how to keep your pets safe and sane during this holiday. The Maui Humane Society has issued the following information to help residents keep their furry loved ones safe and sound.
Big holidays usually come with big events. For some, that big event is a fireworks’ show. Whether official fireworks shows or your neighbors firing some off, fireworks create fear and anxiety for the local wildlife as well as our pets. For pets and other animals, their sense of sound of smell is much more heightened than ours. Loud sounds like explosions are a terrifying experience, especially for those pets who are not nestled inside with their caretakers.
Katie Shannon of the Maui Humane Society joins Brigette Namata to talk about foster programs, pet care and how to protect your furry companion from the loudness of NYE fireworks.
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On and around the Fourth of July, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) sees an increase in calls concerning pets who have ingested fireworks, or are having issues due to the loud noises they make. However, with a little planning, you can ensure that your four-legged friends enjoy the holiday just as much as you do!