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Take a Shelter Dog out for the Day (Pick Up)

Kauai Humane Society
Event organized by Kauai Humane Society

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Is your vacation incomplete without a canine companion?

Simply come by the shelter to “check out” one of our dogs for a day trip on one of many Kaua`i’s dog friendly beaches or hiking trails.

Upon arrival, you will be introduced to our most gracious dogs. After the match is made, we’ll dress your dog for the occasion in an ‘adopt me’ vest, and you do the rest.

The main goal of the program is for you to enjoy the natural beauty of our lovely Garden Island and to get your “dog fix” by taking along one of our shelter dogs on your adventure. The dogs stay happy, healthy, and well-adjusted with this valuable time spent outdoors and you have fun providing them socialization with a variety of people prior to adoption.

Pick-up hours
11 am – 1 pm Tuesday-Friday
10 am – 12 pm Saturday and Monday

Return by
5:00pm Tuesday-Friday
3:00pm Saturday and Monday

Dog-friendly places to visit include:
Maha`ulepu Beach, Poipu
Kalapaki Beach, Lihue
Sleeping Giant, Wailua
Moalepe Trail, Wailua
Wailua Abroretum, Wailua
Koke`e State Park/Waimea Canyon

Most beaches allow dogs unless they are county-maintained beaches or parks. Kapa`a Beach Path is the only exception.

-Participant must be at least 18 years old.
-Liability waiver must be signed.
-Your credit card number will be recorded for a $200 deposit in the event the dog is not returned.
-Dogs must be in an enclosed vehicle (no riding in an open convertible or in the open bed of a truck).
-Dogs are not allowed off-leash or in any dog park.