September 17, 2021

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Massive Island shelter urges residents to undertake, foster pets soon after achieving ability

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Courtesy: Hawaii Rainbow Rangers

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A local animal solutions and shelter on Hawaii Island is inquiring residents to contemplate adopting or fostering a pet soon after reaching housing capability at all 3 of its shelters, located in Kona, Waimea and Keaau.

With shelters totally complete, Hawaii Rainbow Rangers (HRR) suggests it is working diligently to obtain forever residences for all of its 140 puppies and 200 cats to prevent euthanizing the healthful, adoptable animals.

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“Our shelters are total because of to the superior volume of calls we acquire every 7 days to choose up stray, abused, injured or just unwelcome animals,” reported Lev Yarborough, HRR’s Chief Operations Officer. “This generates the predicament exactly where there is no place for the new incoming animals. Our vision is for citizens, the community and animal welfare companies to perform collectively to supply safe and loving houses for every single animal.”

The group is inquiring inhabitants who aren’t looking to adopt to think about fostering rather, which enables the animals to stay in temporary households until eventually they are all set to be adopted. The shelter states fostering a dog or cat for a thirty day period or extra can make a change, giving the pet a increased chance of finding his or her lasting household.

Adoption charges for HRR animals have been decreased to $25 per pet dog or cat to encourage adoptions. In addition to the reduction in charges, all adopted or fostered animals will acquire spay or neutering service and up-to-date immunization.

The a few HRR shelters are located at:

  • Kona: 74-5225 Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy., Kailua-Kona, Hello 96740
  • Waimea: 67-1611 Hawaii Belt Rd., Waimea, Hello 96743
  • Keaau (just south of Hilo): 16-266 Kipimana St., Keaau, Hello 96749

To view dogs that are obtainable for adoption, simply click right here.

Adoptable cats can be considered right here.

For more queries about pet adoption or fostering, connect with (808) 913-5397 or e-mail ad[email protected]

Donations are also welcome and go right to supporting the animals and the shelters. To make a donation, simply click here.