Maui Humane Society has issued an pressing request to the neighborhood for assist in offering houses and reduction for canine from its shelter, which is at present over capability.
“Due to high surrender and stray intake rates, the shelter population has experienced a massive surge, resulting in kennels being over capacity,” in accordance with MHS.
The Maui Humane Society has kennel capability for 40 canine, however the shelter is at present caring for 67, not together with the 32 at present in foster houses.
In these moments of excessive inhabitants, Maui Humane Society has a program known as “SOS Foster”
which permits anybody to foster an animal with out earlier expertise plus they obtain the
mandatory provides. There is no such thing as a strain to undertake by way of SOS Foster. Moreover, different methods
the neighborhood may also help is thru adoption, Paws-to-Undertake (10-day adoption trial), Seashore
Buddies and the brand new Canine on Demand program.
“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,” stated Katie Shannon,
Director of Advertising. “We are full and over capacity. We need the community to understand
that the shelter should be the last option for the animal. If you find a stray animal, file a found
report on our website, notify our Humane Enforcement Officers, and hold on to the animal if it’s
safe in your home. The busier the shelter gets, the more stressful it is for the animals.”
“Whether you are single or in a multi-family household, visiting Maui in dog-friendly accommodations, are a part-time resident, or are looking for a no-commitment pet, any and all availability and attention is appreciated,” in accordance with a MHS press launch announcement.
All canine on the MHS web site can be found for “SOS Foster,” which will be considered online. Maui Humane Society is positioned off Maui Veterans Freeway and open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Maui Humane Society is the island’s solely open admission shelter, accepting all animals in want. The group cares for greater than 4,900 animals a yr and affords excessive quantity, low-cost spay/neuter surgical procedures to the general public for owned pets.