Take Me On A Field Trip…

If you are visiting Kauai, Hawaii and would like to take a shelter dog on a field trip,

the Kauai Humane Society’s address:

3 Kaumualii Hwy 825, Lihue, HI 96766

(Just West of Puhi  approximately one mile)

Phone no.:  808 632-0610

Many of the dogs featured below on this page have found homes!!!  Available dogs still looking for their forever homes, please click on the left side bar menu “Fly Me Home” & “More Pups Flown Home At Last”

In The News…

Kauai Humane Society
The ever-popular KHS Shelter Dog Field Trips Program was showcased for the second time by the Huffington Post; the second article was posted on Friday, June 6th. Click here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/06/hawaii-borrow-dog_n_5460373.html?1402084125
to read the report with the headline: “Thought Hawaii Couldn’t Get Better? Now You Can Borrow a Shelter Dog in Paradise.” Go to our website:http://kauaihumane.org/volunteer/dogfieldtrips to find out more about this wonderful program!

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MightyDog Shasta

~ JUNE ~

adopted, now named ~ KOA ~

June 27, 2014

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June is very comfortable in her skin.  She enjoyed swimming in the pond waters at Kalapaki Beach and loved hanging out with a large dog giving him kisses throughout the day.  She was not phased by loud noises or moving carts passing our way.  She was a big hit where ever we went, letting all pet her who came over to say hi,  even after a long day curled up sleeping, listening to live music while at Kukui ‘ula’s Farmer’s Market event day.  June Bug is very curious and enjoys going for treasure hunts in bushes and tall grasses… funny girl.  Her hunting nose leads her way.  June is very easy on leash… and with my hand issues I was able to walk June without problem .   She did not like a chihuahua that passed by but by the time it passed a third time and with proper guidance, June mellowed out just fine.    She has the softest bark, enjoyed her treats and would love to nap snuggled up next to you.  Our time with June was a perfect day, perfect little girl.  My husband said June is the perfect “turn key” (ready to go) kind of dog.  She will make a great addition to any family or person and would bond easily.

July 2, 2014

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~ PEETA ~

June 23, 2014

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Peeta is a sweet, beautiful 8 month old pup.  He enjoyed and sought out all people and dogs that came over to say hi!  He enjoyed wading and swimming in the pond water at Kalapaki Beach, although, the waves at the beach were a bit scary.
Peeta will blossom with someone who can help lead him to explore and celebrate new things and give him lots of caresses and  loving.  Regular exercise and running will all around do this working breed good.  He will truly bond with the lucky person or family who is conscious of his needs.  His rewards to you will be bountiful.  Peeta was great in the car, which gave him confidence viewing and hearing all the sounds and movements from the surrounding environment during his car rides.  Going on long drives with Peeta will help him blossom!  What a sweet, gentle boy with the most  beautiful brindle coat with vibrant colors.   Peeta has great potential, he just needs to be given a chance.  He was easy for us to bond with and our hearts went pitter patter big time !!!

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Oct 12, 2013

Meet Ale’e who is still looking for his forever home at KHS! Thank you to these visitors for giving him a great day out of the shelter & capturing some cute pics!
My husband and I had the pleasure of taking sweet Alee on a “field trip” to the beach yesterday. Alee was SO well behaved, cuddly, and just warmed our hearts. We wish we could adopt him, but have no yard for him to play in. We were so inspired by this program that we are going to volunteer when we get back home to LA. We hope Alee gets adopted soon. He’s the perfect dog and anyone would be so lucky to have this sweetie to call their own!
Photo: My husband and I had the pleasure of taking sweet Alee on a "field trip" to the beach yesterday. Alee was SO well behaved, cuddly, and just warmed our hearts. We wish we could adopt him, but have no yard for him to play in. We were so inspired by this program that we are going to volunteer when we get back home to LA. We hope Alee gets adopted soon. He's the perfect dog and anyone would be so lucky to have this sweetie to call their own!

Our Field Trip With  “HEIDI”

Shelter bio…

HEIDI

German Shorthair Pointer

Female 5 yrs old

I’m one of the happiest and most lively dogs you’ll ever meet. I have an enormous heart and I’m a hound to the core, so my nose is always sniffing out what’s next. When I came here I was so hungry and thin I could barely lift my head, but a couple of meals later I started to gain my energy back and now I’m always up to something – I’m a true busy bee, always exploring or seeing what you’re up to and looking to see if I can join in. I’d make such a loving, loyal addition to any family!

 

Heidi’s field trip at Kalapaki beach….

Oct 8, 2013…

vacationers from Las Vegas…
did you say chicken ?
 Heidi is a total joy.  Sweet and independent but lots of lovin may change her independent ways…  She enjoys caresses and lots of cuddles, kisses and love.  She doesn’t have a mean bone in her body.  What a gentle soul and sweet lady.  Very focused on birds but she is only following what is true to her breed.  Happy to receive treats with her most gentle mouth.  Gets along with dogs, especially seeking out the small breed and was good with all humans who came over to say hi!  Any gentle human ready to give lots of tender loving would be the perfect match and lucky to have such a lovely, sweet companion like Heidi.
Treble is KHS’ second longest resident. He came to us as a stray in January. Treble has gone on a few field trips and everyone raves about him! He loves the ocean, loves to hang his head out of the car window, is friendly with everyone he meets, and is very sweet! He loves to hike and is a great listener! What more could you ask for? Please SHARE Treble with your friends to help him find his forever home!
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Baby G (3 photos)
Baby G, our longest KHS resident is still looking for her forever home! Yesterday, she went out for a field trip & her new friends said she wanted to be a lap dog! She is friendly to everyone, rides in the car very nicely, and is super sweet!Please hit SHARE to help us find Baby G’s home. Mahalo!
Photo: Ready to fall in love?!  Come on down to KHS or the KCC farmer's market today to adopt the love of your life!  Baby G (below), Treble, Ahsu, Cinder, Coco Bean, Sonnen, and Sidney are at the market looking for their new forever home.
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Last week, a nice visiting couple took Roxy out twice on a field trip! They said she loves to run, loves pepole, and all other dogs. She is very affectionate…likes to curl up on your lap or just lean on you to be close. She’s a great mix…both active & laid back! Roxy is a 3 year old whippet/hound who has been with us since June. She was surrendered with other dogs from her family and they still love hanging out together at KHS. But, of course, they’d prefer to hang out in their new forever home!
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Last week, visitors took Deputy out for his second field trip. They said he is a very sweet guy who loves attention. He was very well behaved & didn’t bark at all. He loved everyone he met! Deputy is ready for his forever home…come on down & meet him today!
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Currently, we have more than 100 animals looking for their forever homes…here are just a few. We are open for adoptions until 530 today & from 10-330 tomorrow…come on down & meet the love of your life!
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Meet Temperance! (5 photos)
Temperance was placed in a foster home due to her shyness in our shelter. During her time in a stable environment, she has really blossomed & is ready for her new forever home! Temperance is a 2 year old hound/whippet mix. Her foster par…See More
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Meet Koa, a super sweet 1.5 year old guy who has been with us since April. Last week, he spent a day out with a couple visiting from Oahu. This was Koa’s first trip out & looks like he was a fantastic companion. He was energetic, yet well mannered, loved every dog & person he met! They also said his tail never stopped wagging! Koa is still available for adoption, please share him with your friends to help us find his forever home!
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Meet Kodie! (8 photos)
This week, Kodie went on her very first field trip with a couple visiting from California. They captured these amazing photos of Kodie! Also, they gave us some great feedback on her: She is a really sweet dog, wants to please, loved everyone she met and did great in our car, often sleeping between stops. We wore her out. She loved my husband and pawed at his shoulder as he drove us around. Kodie is a 7 year old female who we found as a stray on May 1st. She gets along well with other dogs, is playful, yet calm, and just loves life! Please SHARE Kodie with your friends to help us finde her new forever home!
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Ipo’s Day Out (10 photos)
Last week, Angel from Colorado decided to take Ipo out on a field trip…Ipo loved every minute of it!Here’s what Angel had to say about sweet Ipo:I LOVED Ipo!! Though I did tire her out on our (longer than expected) hike! She was a sweetheart all the way. We met people on the trail who adored her as much as I did. She was such a good girl in the car, on the leash, and just the best company! I hope she finds a forever home soon. She is gentle sweet soul!!Ipo is a 9 month hound mix who was surrendered by her owner in mid April & has been looking for her forever home since. If you’d like to meet Ipo, come on down tomorrow from 10am-4pm!Mahalo to Angel for making Ipo’s day!
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Last week, a nice couple visiting Kauai took her to Sleeping Giant & the beach! Baby G is a sweet girl who likes the water, but not the sound of the waves. She has a great temperament & once exercised is great on the leash! Baby G is our longest resident at KHS & we are hoping her furever home will see her inner beauty in these pictures! Baby G prefers to be the only doggie gal in the house & likes strong male dogs for a companion. If you’d like to meet Baby G, come on down to KHS today! She’d love to greet you with a kiss!
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Check out Rascal’s day out! A wonderful couple chose to take Rascal (one of our longer shelter residents) out for a field trip & captured some great photos! Rascal was surrendered in January when his owner moved. Rascal is a 4 year old hound mix who loves to play & is great with other dogs. His friends that took him out said that he was incredibly well behaved, enjoyed their walk, and knows how to nicely sit for a treat!Please hit SHARE & help us find Rascal his forever home! He’s ready to start his next adventure in life!If you are interested in taking a dog out on a field trip, pick up is between 11am-1pm (Tues-Friday) & 10am-12pm (Sat-Monday)…come on by & we will give you all supplies for the day.
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Jazzy! (6 photos)
Jazzy is a 4 year old who came to us as a stray in September of last year. She is a very happy dog who loves everyone she meets! Last week, she enjoyed her first field trip with a couple visiting Kauai. They said she rode well in the car, was easy to handle, and great with all the dogs & kids they met on their hike! We’d love to find a forever or foster home for Jazzy, if you’re interested come on down to meet this sweet girl!
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Last week, a very nice couple took Cora & Cherry Lane on their very first field trip! Both dogs have been with us for almost 5 months so this was a much needed day out. Cora is a 3.5 year old who was surrendered by her owner at the end of September because he had too many animals. Cherry Lane is a 2.5 year old who was found as a stray in September and never claimed. Cora & Cherry Lane have been roommates for a while now & really love snuggling together on their dog bed. However, they’d prefer to snuggle in their forever home. Please SHARE them with your friends to help us find their adoptive homes. If you’re interested in adopting, email liz@kauaihumane.org. Mahalo!
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Our foster program & field trips have been so popular that we have run out of adopt me vests for the dogs. We love to send every dog exiting our building dressed in a vest. Adopt me vests GREATLY help bring attention to shelter dogs when there out & about. If you’d like to purchase one, you may do so through the link below. Primarily, we need size medium, but smalls & larges are helpful as well. Mahalo!
Hound Gear, the most comfortable Adopt Me vest in the world
breathable fabric Adopt Me vest is comfortable, easy to use, and increases adoptions
San Jose, CA…

Six month old Grover on his field trip at Kalapaki Beach, Kauai, HI  

Nov 2,  2012

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Grover & Ry Nov 4, 2012

Ry with vacationer Rick
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Grover & Ry
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Ry…
Portland, Oregon…
Kawai with vacationer, Rick (from bay area, CA).  Kawai’s new
happy life is shared with 2 dogs and kitty siblings…
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Kawai, during his field trip at Kalapaki Beach, Kauai, HI   Nov 1, 2012

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The swim in the ocean helped relax Kawai.  Before that,  his tail showed how distressed he was.  It drooped with the saddest limp ever.

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