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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!

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Volunteer Opportunity: Westminster PetSmart Receptionist

Be the face of HSBV for visitors to our Westminster Petsmart adoption center! Welcome incoming clients, answer questions, direct traffic, maintain a list of waiting clients, and answer the phone.

This is the volunteer opportunity for you if:

  • You are a people person!
  • You are an engaging individual.
  • You enjoy multitasking.
  • You want to promote adoptions.
  • You can quickly learn new software applications.

What can you expect from your role as a PetSmart Receptionist?

Your service experience will involve:

  • Greeting and directing incoming traffic to the adoption center.
  • Answering general questions about adoptable animals.
  • Answering the phone, responding to voice mail messages, and processing adoption hold requests.
  • Processing adoption paperwork.

Your benefits:

  • Participate in an interesting and fast-paced volunteer position.
  • Your service is hands-on and is the first step toward adoption!
  • Volunteers receive 10% off in the Sonnyside Retail Store

Your value to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley:

  • Alleviate adoption center and lobby congestion by greeting and assisting clients
  • You help us save more lives by playing an integral role in the expansion of HSBV’s adoption programs.

Get Started!

Training & Skill Development

  1. Attend a Petsmart Receptionist Training
  2. Schedule a regular shift with the volunteer department.

Commitment: This opportunity is available Monday through Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm and weekends 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. We ask for a two-hour weekly shift for a six-month period, but longer shifts are greatly appreciated!

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