Kailua HI – 6 YO Female Poi Dog For Adoption with Supplies – Adopt Awa Today

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

Hi, My name is Awa!

Female Poi Dog For Adoption in Hawaii

I am a Brindle, short-haired Female Poi dog Dog. I am 6 and weigh Medium-Large/55-60 lbs.. I live in Kailua, HI.

Awa is very loving, has a sweet disposition, is eager to please, is perceptive, and is happy-go-lucky.

Request to Meet Awa Here!

There is a $150 adoption/rehoming fee. All supplies will be included.


All About Awa

Name of Pet: Awa
Location: Kailua, HI, 96734
Type of Pet: Dog
Breed of Pet: Poi dog
Sex of Pet: Female

Age of Pet: 6
Spayed/Neutered?: Yes
Health Problems: No
Up To Date on Vaccinations: Yes
Gets along with cats: No
Gets along with dogs: No
Good with Children?: Unknown
House Broken or Litter Trained?: No
Crate Trained?: No
Accessories Included: We can transfer over a leash, a dog collar, food and water bowls, a dog bed, dog toys, and dog food and treats (though she is not a picky eater). We also have a dog house, but Awa really prefers her bed over the house (it might be hot during the summer months).

Awa’s Personality

Awa is very loving, has a sweet disposition, is eager to please, is perceptive, and is happy-go-lucky.

Awa’s Current Home Environment

We live in a single-family home in Kailua. Awa is primarily an outside dog, as my husband and I work in town, so we leave early and come home in the late afternoon. Awa has the run of a large backyard and a covered patio area. She also has a roomy dog house, but usually prefers moving her dog bed onto the grass! Our 16 month old son likes to say hello to Awa, but due to her exuberance, we cannot let him into the backyard on his own (i.e. we either have to carry our son or restrain Awa for a bit whenever he is outside with her).

Awa’s Current Family:

We are a family of three: my husband, our son (who is 16 months old), and myself. My husband is a teacher and I work in a high school library; our son is cared for by his grandparents during the work week. Awa really enjoys children, and our son loves dogs, but she is strong and excitable, so we exercise caution.

Awa’s Favorite Toys, Foods, Activities?

Awa’s favorite toys are tennis balls, chew toys, stuffed animals, and rubber slippers. She is not picky about food/treats; she does really like wet dog food, peanut butter, and “snausage” treats. Her favorite activities are running/walks, interacting with people, getting treats, and going on car rides.

Cute Awa Story:

When we were removing a fence in our backyard, the gate was standing alone (so there was only a door). Awa was so accustomed to sitting behind the gate before being let outside for a walk that she continued to do so even without the fence to keep her in! It was pretty funny to see her sitting behind the gate even though she could easily go around it. 🙂

Why is Awa Being Rehomed?

Our primary reason for rehoming Awa is that we are growing a family and are concerned that Awa’s exuberance may be a hazard to young children. We do not believe that she poses an intentional harm, but she can knock someone over when in an excitable state and running around. We also feel that our time constraints are affecting our ability to care for Awa in the way that she needs. Due to her boundless energy, she would do better in a household that can take her for longer exercise and give her more attention. We also had a difficult time properly training Awa; we took her to a training course at Petco when we first adopted her, but it was not the most positive experience. Awa unfortunately did not care for our trainer and in one exercise snapped at her (the exercise was taking away a treat — which was a very odd reaction, because Awa had never acted that way before or since with us!). Not to say that we were perfect pet-owners, of course, as we needed to commit more time and be more diligent with training and helping her with her anxiety around other dogs.

Awa’s Perfect Adoptive Home Will Be:

We are looking for a loving home for Awa with lots of attention for her. A family that enjoys an active lifestyle would be great, as Awa loves to run and go for walks. Patience is also needed to care for Awa. We feel that Awa would be most comfortable in a home without other animals such as cats or dogs. She does like children a lot, but older children might be better because of her strength.

Additional Comments:

Thank you for your help during this challenging time. We hope that we can find a good match for Awa (and vice versa). If you have any questions, please let us know.

Request to Meet Awa Here

Request to Meet A Pet

To request an opportunity to meet a pet showcased on our website, please fill out the form below. Once we receive your request, our rehoming coordinator will contact you.

Please provide as much information as possible. This form is not intended to be intrusive, but ensures the safety and peace of mind of our families, who are inviting potential adopters into their homes. Thank you for your understanding.
Should you and the pet’s owner mutually agree to proceed with an adoption, there will be a rehoming fee required as listed on the pet’s profile. This fee will be due and payable to Find My Pet A Home before this pet is transferred to your care.




  • Your Contact Information:




























  • :



















  • Please provide 2 references that we can call. These should be people who know you well and can verify that you are responsible, knowledgeable and able to provide a loving, forever home for this pet. The first reference should be a veterinarian or other pet care professional.
  • Please provide the name and contact information for your current or previous veterinarian.
  • Please provide the name and contact information for someone who knows you well and can assure us of your ability to provide a good home for a pet.
  • Please enter a value between 9 and 11.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail