Saving the Animals of Kauai: the Kauai Humane Society

Charity Name: 
Kauai Humane Society
CFC Number: 
41145
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Charity Type: 
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1 00:00:00,049 --> 00:00:01,670 (gentle music) 2 00:00:01,670 --> 00:00:04,110 - Kauai Humane Society serves the community 3 00:00:04,110 --> 00:00:06,780 by taking in all of the homeless animals on Kauai. 4 00:00:06,780 --> 00:00:08,060 - The Kauai Humane Society 5 00:00:08,060 --> 00:00:11,460 is the only open admission shelter on the island, 6 00:00:11,460 --> 00:00:14,680 so we are the last resort for families 7 00:00:14,680 --> 00:00:17,940 who cannot care for their pets anymore. 8 00:00:17,940 --> 00:00:20,210 We're also the hopefully first place people go 9 00:00:20,210 --> 00:00:21,760 when they'd like to adopt a pet. 10 00:00:21,760 --> 00:00:23,820 - [Amber] We are helping the community wherever they need, 11 00:00:23,820 --> 00:00:25,440 whatever they need help with their animals, really. 12 00:00:25,440 --> 00:00:28,110 We offer low cost spay and neuter, chipping, 13 00:00:28,110 --> 00:00:31,100 vaccinations, as well as animal control services, 14 00:00:31,100 --> 00:00:31,933 for the whole island. 15 00:00:31,933 --> 00:00:35,310 - [Mirah] We provide food to low income families. 16 00:00:35,310 --> 00:00:37,180 We offer emergency boarding. 17 00:00:37,180 --> 00:00:39,640 - We run a really successful program 18 00:00:39,640 --> 00:00:41,650 that allows people to take out a dog, 19 00:00:41,650 --> 00:00:43,070 on a field trip for the day. 20 00:00:43,070 --> 00:00:44,450 The Kauai Humane Society 21 00:00:44,450 --> 00:00:48,860 is really relying on community donations and support. 22 00:00:48,860 --> 00:00:50,870 - When an animal comes into our shelter, 23 00:00:50,870 --> 00:00:51,940 we want the question to be 24 00:00:51,940 --> 00:00:54,150 how are we going to save this life, 25 00:00:54,150 --> 00:00:56,703 not are we going to save this life.