The kennel capacity for dogs at the Maui Humane Society has risen to a critical level, and the organization has issued an SOS for temporary foster homes.
The Maui Humane Society is urgently seeking temporary foster homes for dogs, with its kennels currently full with as many dogs doubled up as possible.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — A lack of pet-friendly rentals has led to overcrowding at humane societies statewide. “We really kind of hit our boiling point, which was 130 dogs, and we have only 40 kennels,” said Jenny Miller, Maui Humane Society interim CEO.
(Maui Now): Maui Humane Society, the sole open-admission animal shelter in the county, is urgently pleading for action to address extreme overcrowding.
(The Maui News): For the first time in years, the Maui Humane Society said on Tuesday that it has a list of at-risk animals for euthanasia due to extreme overcrowding at the Puunene shelter.
(Honolulu Star Advertiser): The Maui Humane Society today issued a plea for help due to extreme overcrowding at its shelter, saying that it has had to consider euthanasia for the first time in years.
HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Maui Humane Society is faced with the devastating decision of possibly euthanizing some animals as they deal with extreme overcrowding. According to the Maui Humane Society, they have over 130 dogs in care and only 40 kennels so for the first time in years the shelter is forced to create a list of at-risk animals for euthanasia.
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...
We are reaching out to you with urgency and a heavy heart to address the crisis of animal overpopulation. With over 130 dogs in care and only 40 kennels, for the first time in years, Maui Humane Society has had to consider at-risk animals for euthanasia as a last resort due to limited space and capacity of care.
The Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the community’s help to provide temporary homes for dogs as on Tuesday it had 120 dogs in their care and the kennel has a capacity of only 40, a news release said.