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2020 ADOPTION UPDATE

At this time, the number of animals we have available for adoption is lower than usual. As dogs are posted, they are being adopted very quickly. We continue to care for 60-90 rescue dogs at this time. Due to high interests, many of these dogs have adopters lined up. As new dogs become available, we will post them below. If you’ve previously filled out the adoption form and are interested in a dog below, you will only be asked your name and contact.

Please follow up all adoption inquiries with a message on facebook (preferred) or email us at adopt@pawsofhawaii.org

Please read each animals FULL DETAILS to applying. SCROLL on the dogs photos for their bio!

FEMALE DOGS ARE COLORED PINK | MALE DOGS ARE COLORED TURQUOISE

ROCKY

Spaniel-Terrier Mix | 6 years old | Size: 30 lbs
Temperament: Friendly, Docile, Loving & Calm

Behavior: When meeting new females, he is sweet, calm and awaits approach. When meeting new males, he is very fearful and tried to find a way to hide. If walking past a male, he would just try to keep walking, no eye contact. Never aggressive at all.

Kennel trained: Does not utilize a kennel, since he does very well free in the home. Will use one as needed.

Potty Trained: Yes

Good with kids: No exposure yet. All adult home recommended

Good with dogs: Yes

Good with cats: Yes

Ideal home: Rocky would do the best in a home with a mid to older female. He is a sweet and easy going companion. He will enjoy walks with his new lady and visits to the dog park to make new furry friends.
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KING

Shar Pei Mix | 8 years old | Size: 45 lbs
Temperament: Loyal, Affectionate, Protective & Lazy

Behavior: Takes very quickly to ladies. Loves anyone once he is acquainted. Is protective of his females owners in the home. Not fazed by loud noises outside the home.

Kennel trained: Not used in foster, prefers to be sunbathing if family is out.

Potty Trained: Yes

Good with kids: Yes, he is very sweet with kids. As dogs age, their back legs can be sensitive. Kids should always be supervised with dogs.

Good with dogs: Yes, once acclimated. Can be unsure about new canine acquaintances.

Good with cats: Unknown

Medical: May need entropic correction in the future. His eyelashes rub on his eyes a bit, but he has lived his life with this. Has slightly impaired vision. Does great with having his face cleaned.

Ideal home: King would love a forever home with a yard and someone who is home often. He is snuggly and loves to be with his humans. He enjoys to spend time in the yard when the family is out and about. He is non destructive in the house. King will sleep in a doggy bed all night, but will be happy to join you in bed, if allowed.
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REEF

Catahoula Mix | 10 months old | Size: large
Temperament: Smart, Playful, and Energetic

Behavior: Reef can be nervous in new situations, but adjusts quickly with his puppy energy and goofy behavior.

Kennel trained: Mostly, but prefers to be with his people.

Potty Trained: Yes

Good with kids: Older, with dog knowledgeable kids. Can be hesitant if approached too quickly.

Good with dogs: Yes, with proper introduction.

Good with cats: No

Ideal home: Reef needs a home with a big yard and someone who is very present and patient. He is extremely smart and a quick learner, with an experienced owner he will thrive! He loves to hike, cuddle, and is a huge lover.
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BOBA

Catahoula Mix | 3 years old | Size: 40 lbs
Temperament: Timid, Sweet, Gentle

Behavior: Boba is kind of like a deer. Completely harmless and sweet, but skittish and shy. She's pretty mellow, likes to be near people, rarely barks, but cries a little when left alone. Loud noises will startle her. She will eventually adjust to her new environments.

Kennel trained: Yes

Potty Trained: Yes

Good with kids: Yes

Good with dogs: Yes

Good with cats: Yes

Ideal home: Boba would do well with another mellow dog, and a human who may be home a lot. She is in a foster with several other dogs and a litter of puppies. She adjusts to new situations, but needs someone very understanding who will give her the time to get acquainted. She may not ever be an outgoing dog, but she will become comfortable in her home with time!
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CHARLES

Jack Russell Terrier Mix | 2.5 months old | Size: small
Temperament: Loving, sweet, and adventurous.

Behavior: Smart, playful, and adorable. He adores people, children, and animals of all shaped and sizes. Potty trained: in progress

Kennel trained: Does not prefer.

Potty Trained: In progress

Good with kids: Yes

Good with dogs: Yes

Good with cats: Yes

Medical: autoimmune disorder

Ideal home: Charles’ needs a loving home that is able and willing to provide him with continued care for his autoimmune disorder. This includes veterinary checks, as needed and daily medication for the next 4-6 months. Charles’ foster home has other dogs, cats, chickens, and children who he absolutely adores. He would love to find a home with people who are home often and another dog for companionship.
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MUFFIN

Jack Russell Mix | 6 years old | Size: 14 lbs
Temperament: Timid, Gentle, Friendly & Reserved

Behavior: Muffin is very timid. She needs patience and understanding. She does fantastic with big dogs.

Kennel trained: No, does not like using a kennel

Potty Trained: Pee-pad trained

Good with kids: No.

Good with dogs: Yes, loves big dogs. Doesn’t like dogs smaller than her.

Good with cats: Yes

Ideal home: Muffin really needs a patient adopter. It will take her about a month to warm up to you. She will not allow you to touch her prior. If you give her time, she will come to you and ask to be pet. Muffin would love a home with big dogs that can cuddle with her. She was rescued from a farm where she lived outside and was fed by the farmers. She had little human contact. She has been with us for 3 months now. She is a long term “work in progress” and will need a special adopter!
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MIA

Jack Russell-Chihuahua Mix | 7 months old | Size: 14 lbs
Temperament: Timid, Gentle, Friendly & Reserved

Behavior: Mia is a bit shy at first, once comfortable her real personality comes out. She is a huge cuddle bug who loves running around playing with toys. Very energetic, but has no problem laying around and chilling. Loves cuddles and kiss. Baths may not be her favorite thing but treats definitely make it better. She is still learning how to be a puppy and will take some TLC. With patience, she will absolutely be a great addition to a family.

Kennel trained: Yes, at night.

Potty Trained: She sniffs around when she needs to go out. Does well with potty training. Occasional accidents.

Good with kids: Kids 12+ would be best

Good with dogs: Yes, loves big dogs. Doesn’t like dogs smaller than her.

Good with cats: Unknown, none in foster

Ideal home: Mia will do amazing in a home with a loving person/family that is willing to work and grow with her. She is still learning how to be a dog and enjoy her life and would be very grateful to anymore will to take that time with her. Patience is the #1 thing she needs in an adopter. An adult home would be ideal due to her timid feelings in new situations.
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IZZY

Pit Bull | 6 months old | Size: 35 lbs
Temperament: Loving, Energetic & Active

Behavior: Izzy loves to play. She enjoys falling asleep to relaxation music. She knows to only chew on her toys. She is high energy needs proper exercise, hikes and beach outings. Izzy need professional training. A part of her adoption will be that a family is able to sign her up with a professional trainer. She was not properly corrected as a baby and she uses her mouth to play, which can lead to a lot of cuts and scratches.

Kennel trained: Yes, sleeps through the night in her kennel.

Potty Trained: In progress, needs to be taken outside often.

Good with kids: Izzy is a sweet girl, but due to her desire to say hello "with her mouth" and jump up at people: we would prefer an all adult home.

Good with dogs: She does enjoy playing with dogs, but prefers people. Recommended as an only dog due to food aggression towards other dogs (not people). When no food is involved, Izzy does enjoy the company of other dogs. She does not always get social cues and can be too "in your face" with other dogs.

Good with cats: Unknown

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Ideal home: Izzy would love to find a home with a big yard to play in. An active family that can take her hiking and to the beach. She would do best in a home with no other dogs. Izzy will require professional training to work on her food aggression, jumping and mouthing.
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