Hillsborough County, Florida -- After a few problems in 2013, a new director has been selected as the Director for Hillsborough County Animal Services.

Scott Trebatoski has been named the new director and brings more than 12 years of experience and training to the job. He is currently the Division Chief for Animal Care and Protective Services in Jacksonville.

In the past year, Animal Services has been faced some controversey after a dog was mistakenly euthanizedand an outbreak of flu-like symptoms closed down the shelter.

Trebatoski has served on the board of directors of the Florida Animal Control Association and was president twice. He is also the Animal Control Representative for the American Microchip Advisory Council for Animals and is a licensed Animal Control Officer.

Recent Hillsborough County Animal Services stories:

Proposed staffing changes to Hillsborough Co. Animal Services
Dog mistakenly euthanized at HCAS
Adoption:Family accuses HCAS of adopting out sick dog
Protesters angry with Hillsborough Co. Animal Services
Parvo cases:Shelter says they are not an 'outbreak'

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