Humane Society program regains bark: Starting today, adopt a dog for the day

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Lauren Nickerson walks Pebbles earlier this month while working at the Hawaii Island Humane Society. Pebbles came into the shelter with a skin disease, but is recovering with treatment from the vet on site.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kynan Wentworth, left, meets Carl while his mom, Naomi Wentworth pets him during a meet and greet earlier this month at the Hawaii Island Humane Society in Keaau. The Wentworths met Carl before deciding to take him home for the humane society’s foster-to-adopt program.

Beginning today, the Hawaii Island Humane Society is restarting its field trip program for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.