About our adoptions.

K9 Kokua provides any necessary treatment to get the dog healthy prior to adoption (this may include treatment for parvo, heartworms, etc depending on each dog's situation at the time), Our adoptable dogs are up-to-date shots, are spayed/neutered, microchipped wormed and current on preventatives. 

Besides any behavioral rehabilitation provided in foster care, K9 Kokua additionally provides Post-Adoption Support for life of the dog! We also include a starter amount of the specific dog's food, a familiar toy or linen(s), one month of heartworm preventative and one month of flea/tick preventative. 

We understand the adjustment of adoption and we provide all of these things for the dog to help make the transition smooth.

We are not a rescue group. The dogs that we have been entrusted with to find permanent homes for came from serious backgrounds of varying circumstances and many have spent a long time healing in foster care. 

Adoption is NEVER a first-come, first-served basis with us. Our priority is finding a permanent match for the dog. 

To continue helping the next pup or dog in need, we ask for $150 for adult dogs, $200 for puppies(<1yr). 

100% of it goes back to helping the next dog in need. By adopting, you are not only saving that pup/dog's life, you are making it possible for the next needy dog to receive help.

Emma,  APBT                                             
Location: Maui

I am looking for a lifetime commitment in a home that will embrace me as ohana. I have been through a lot in my past life as a houseless pup and almost died.

Emergency Vet Care gave me the chance to beat parvo and I also recovered from digesting toxins and dangerous fish bones!

After my vet hospital stay, I went into a K9 Kokua holding home to continue my quarantine isolation while my immune system improved. I received a clean bill of health and since then, I have learned many new things in foster care!

I'm about 3 yrs old now and am potty-trained, crate-trained and love to ride in the car for short jaunts! Even though I am very friendly, I am still misunderstood by many people simply because I am a large APBT mix. And ok, I'll admit it...I'm a teensie bit clumsy. I can't help it. I am so happy about life and toys and food and cuddles...I just want to kiss you all the time and I forget that I'm a big girl. hehe. Oops. 

I am a 70lb goof ball that loves to be a couch potato and I have perfected the art of stealing toys from my foster pack. No joke! 

I enjoy a daily routine and a fine snuggle with a human! 

I would really love to be adopted by a home where I will be the only dog that gets all of your one-on-one attention. I am not opposed to sharing a home with a nice, submissive dog that can handle my big girl play habits and not mind me being a diva.

I promise to always give you nothing but unconditional love and loyalty if you give me the same in return. I am a healthy girl who seeks to fill the spot on the couch next to you. Do you you possess the special spark that I seek?

CharMing, JRT / terrier mix
Location: Oahu 

Charming is an elderdog that is approx. 12-14 yrs old. A good sammie discovered CharMing sitting alone and wandering around a feral cat colony. The good sammie took her to the vet and we quickly went to work to find out why this sweet dog was found without her owner. 

We learned that her owner no longer wanted her and albeit sad (and infuriating that she was dumped in her old age!), we were not going to fail this little old gal! 

CharMing remained at the vet receiving care until she could go into foster care prior to having major dental surgery to remove teeth and address an infection. CharMing also had some growths removed and she is in tip top shape now!!!! Check our Facebook page for silly video clips of her. 

CharMing's foster says that this smart cutie has not has a single accident in the house and that she caught on to a routine very quickly! 

This little lady is looking for someone to spend a lot of time with. She has been used to spending every waking moment with a human (before she was left by the only owner she new) and her foster spends lots of quality time at CharMing's side. 

She doesn't require a lot of exercise but she enjoys little walks around the block to sniff and mark wonderful things. She does well in a car and is a happy spirit that is spayed, microchipped, UTD on her boosters, exam and wormer. 

If you -- are retired or stay-at-home to work, do not have small children in your home and have either no other animals or one nice dog, CharMing would enjoy meeting you so submit an application through the button!

Benson, terrier mix, tall in stature.
Location: Oahu 

Ben is just over a year old and has so much to look forward to! 

He was saved from a situation where passersby reported seeing a man hang him up by his leash until his feet dangled off the ground. He has not lived with children and being that his history is bad, we do not want to stress him out by being around young children who may unintentionally yank at his collar or on his neck. He would do best in a home that can appreciate his need for a permanent home. Stability is crucial to his forever wellbeing and he would love nothing more than to cuddle next to a special human for the rest of his life. 

Since being in foster, he has learned many new things and has all of his medical brought up-to-date, including being neutered. 

Being that he still has a lot of learning ahead of this young pup, he will need a home in which he can enjoy lots of human interaction and quality attention. He is eager to please and gets along with larger dogs that are nice and patient. IF you would like to meet Benson, click the button to submit your adoption application today! 

We do not have a facility where dogs are kenneled and visits are scheduled to offer both Ben and potential adopter a wonderful first encounter. 

If you think you can provide this innocent with a home for the rest of his life, please submit an adoption application to start the process right away! 

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