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Join us at Puttin' On The Leash This Saturday!

Our 22nd Annual Puttin' On The Leash fundraising event is less than a week away — join us this Saturday, April 26 where you will enjoy live and silent auctions, adoption animals roaming the floor, animal presentations and food and drink provided by more than 20 of the area's premier restaurants! Pre-registration for the event ends on Thursday 4/24 at midnight. 

Join us for our biggest fund-raising event of 2014, Puttin' On The Leash: Super Heroes on April 26, 2014. Click here to purchase your tickets today!


Summer Fun Starts With Spring Training

Great behavior doesn’t just happen - it’s taught. Whether you need to lay down a solid foundation or brush up on established skills, our reward-based methods will help you fulfill your dog’s potential. Come see for yourself why our Training Center is the leading program for dog training in the Boulder area.

Training Class Spotlight:
Puppy Prep School

This five-week training class provides instruction on basic obedience and behavioral issues, as well as offering your puppy the opportunity to flourish as they socialize with a new group of friends. Class begins on 4/30, click here to register!



Volunteer Opportunity: Thrift & Gift Shop Floor Attendant

Get Creative! Distribute and display donated merchandise on the sales floor of the Thrift Shop.

This is the opportunity for you if:

  • You are a creative individual who enjoys decorating
  • You love recycled treasures!
  • You are a people person

What can you expect from your role as a Thrift Shop Floor Attendant?

Your service experience will involve:

  • Stocking sales floor with priced donated items
  • Creatively display donated items using the Thrift Shop standards of merchandise presentation
  • Organize and tidy sales floor as needed
  • Return clothing from fitting rooms to the appropriate racks and departments

Your benefits:

  • You will directly impact the lives of homeless pets
  • Be part of a fun, dedicated team of volunteers
  • You will have a chance to be creative and help make the Thrift Shop a pleasant shopping environment!
  • Volunteers receive 10% off in the Sonnyside Retail Store

Your value to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley:

  • The Thrift and Gift Shop raised hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to enhance the lives of homeless pets at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley

Get Started!

Training & Skill Development

  1. Attend Thrift Shop Orientation Session (RSVP to Thrift Shop)
  2. Read Thrift Shop Manual
  3. Hands-on Training at the Shop

Commitment: 3 hours per week, 4 month commitment. Please phone in absences. We are unable to accommodate “drop-in” volunteers for this service opportunity.

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