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The Maui Humane Society is urgently requesting the neighborhood’s assist to offer properties and reduction for canine as its shelter inhabitants has surged.

Excessive give up and keep consumption charges have led to kennels being over capability, the shelter mentioned in a information launch Thursday.

Maui Humane Society has kennel capability for 40 canine, however the shelter is presently caring for 67, not together with the 32 presently in foster properties.


“We need people to relieve dogs from the stressors of the shelter, but we’re also advising the public to avoid bringing in strays or surrenders, if it’s not an emergency,” mentioned Katie Shannon, director of promoting. “We are full and over capacity. We need the community to understand that the shelter should be the last option for the animal.”

Anybody who finds a stray animal ought to file a discovered report on the shelter’s web site, notify the humane enforcement officers and maintain on to the animal whether it is protected of their dwelling.


With the excessive inhabitants, the shelter has a program referred to as “SOS Foster,” which permits anybody to foster an animal with out earlier expertise whereas receiving the mandatory provides.

All canine on the humane society’s web site can be found for the SOS Foster program and might be seen at


The Maui Humane Society is situated off of Maui Veterans Freeway and is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to three p.m. Sunday.

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