• Happy Pride Month

    • Our adoption process has changed!

      Our Adoption Center is now open for walk-in visits!


    • We are here to help!

      Free pet food
      Emergency boarding
      Urgent veterinary care
      Behavior support


    • Make a gift to our Safety Net

      The animals and our community are counting on us.
      Your donation keeps pets and people together.

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    • Animal Care
    • COVID-19 Safety
    • How to Help
    • Training Tips

    How to Adopt a Pet at HSBV

    HSBV’s Adoption Center is now open to walk-ins! Learn more about our adoption process that helps pets find loving homes, while also keeping people and other pets safe!

    Announcing: Puttin’ On The Virtual Leash!

    Our largest fundraiser of the year is going virtual on May 22! Registration is open NOW and our online auction closes Saturday, May 22nd at 8pm. Learn more here!

    More Socially-Distanced Socialization

    Tips for more socially distanced socialization. Check out this article for tips and ideas to help your puppy be more comfortable with new people!

    Emergency Safety Net Services

    A summary of HSBV Emergency Safety Net and Community Resources available to help pets and people thrive.

    Stay-at-home orders and separation anxiety

    From being together all of the time, to resuming your normal routine, here’s how to help your pet during stay-at-home order transitions and changes!

    Ways to Help

    Every day, animals in need arrive at HSBV. Some are lost or scared, others are hurt – they all deserve access to lifesaving care and life-changing love.

    COVID-19 and Your Pet

    Your questions about COVID-19 and your pet answered by Dr. Allison Kean, HSBV Chief Clinic Veterinarian.

    Preparedness Planning for Your Pet

    Emergency preparedness and safety net resources for your pets.

    Socially Distant Socialization? You can do it!

    What a great time to get a puppy! Now what? Socialization tips for the socially distant!

    Choosing the Right Food for Your Pet

    Take the Purina Pet Food Finder quiz to learn more about your pet’s unique nutrition needs!

    Wildfire Updates

    Updates on wildfires within and near Boulder County. Please visit our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

    The science of building trust

    Research has shown time and time again that the use of reward-based, force-free strategies to train animals are just as effective as any other method, are more humane (and fun!) and less likely to create negative fallout or damage to the relationship. 

    Heartworms, fleas, and ticks! Oh my!

    While we are practicing social distancing – our pets internal and external parasites do not.  Read more about preventative care for your pet!

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    Send an ecard for the pet parents and animal lovers in your life!

    Take (tax) credit, where credit is due!

    Read how your monetary gifts to the animals can impact your tax filings…

    Being your dog’s best friend…

    Wouldn’t it be great if your dog could talk to you, tell you what they want and what they are thinking? We have news for you!

    Help your pet avoid the “Quarantine 15”

    Pets weigh in on keeping off the Quarantine 15!