New animal control agency takes helm

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Steve-O was transferred from Animal Control Services to the Hawaii Island Humane Society and was still available for adoption Friday at Keaau shelter.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A flier touting the merits of Butterscotch is posted in the kennel at the Hawaii Island Humane Society in Keaau. Butterscotch was transferred to the shelter from Animal Control Services.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald An unnamed dog awaits adoption Friday at the Hawaii Island Humane Society in Keaau.

Lyla, who was transferred from Animal Control Services to the Hawaii Island Humane Society, was still available for adoption Friday at the shelter in Keaau. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Lee Lord

Residents shouldn’t see much of a change as animal control duties across the island transition to a new Hawaii County agency this weekend.