• Closure Notice

        Sunday, October 25

        Our Veterinary Clinic will close at 3:00 PM

        The Animal Shelter will close at 4:00 PM

        Monday, October 26

        Our Veterinary Clinic will open at 10:00 AM

        The Animal Shelter will open at 1:00 PM

      • Wildfire Update

        HSBV is accepting evacuated companion animals in need of shelter due to the wildfires in our community.
        Please come to 2323 55th St. in Boulder. Pet food and supplies are also available at HSBV for families in need.
        At this time, we are not in need of assistance providing animal care, extra volunteer help, supplies, or additional foster homes.
        The best way to help the animals is to donate to our Emergency Safety Net Fund. THANK YOU!
        Please follow our Facebook page for further updates.



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

      Wildfire Updates

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

      Preparedness Planning for Your Pet

      Emergency preparedness and safety net resources for your pets.

      Announcing: Puttin’ On The Virtual Leash!

      Our largest fundraiser of the year is going virtual on July 18! Registration & online auction coming soon!

      How to Adopt a Pet at HSBV

      Learn about our remodeled adoption process that helps pets find loving homes, while also keeping people and other pets safe!

      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!

      On time delivery – guaranteed!

      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!

      Socially Distant Socialization? You can do it!

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

      Help your pet avoid the “Quarantine 15”

      Pets weigh in on keeping off the Quarantine 15!

      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!

      Emergency Safety Net & Community Resources

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

      COVID-19 and Your Pet

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

      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.