What Does My Adoption Include?

Dog Adoption Package

Along with your new companion animal, your Dog Adoption Package Includes:

  • Voucher for $10 off training services at the HSBV Training and Behavior Center
  • Coupon for a free Puppy Social session for puppies up to 4 months of age
  • Collar
  • Microchip (registration and maintenance fees may apply)
  • Coupon for $1 bag of Purina dog food (adopter pays sales tax)
  • 30 days of ShelterCare pet accident insurance (valid email address required)
  • Free new adopt exam from the Humane Society of Boulder Valley's veterinary clinic or other local veterinarians. Click here for a list of clinics in Boulder and surrounding areas that provide this service. If you already use a clinic that is not on the list, inquire with them as they may also provide a free exam.
  • Sterilization surgery
  • Rabies vaccination (for dogs 4 months and older)
  • Distemper/Parvo vaccine
  • Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccine
  • Preventative deworming treatment

Vaccinations for animals in the shelter are administered to protect the individual as well as the entire animal population against diseases which are of greatest concern in the shelter environment.

This animal is NOT considered "fully vaccinated" until an examination by a veterinarian post-adoption has reviewed his/her medical history and assessed his/her current and future risks of disease.

Cat Adoption Package

Along with your new companion animal, your Adoption Package Includes:

  • Collar
  • Microchip (registration and maintenance fees may apply)
  • Coupon for a $1 bag of Purina cat food (adopter pays sales tax)
  • Cardboard travel case
  • 30 days of ShelterCare pet accident insurance (valid email address required)
  • Free new adopt exam from the Humane Society of Boulder Valley's veterinary clinic or other local veterinarians. Click here for a list of clinics in Boulder and surrounding areas that provide this service. If you already use a clinic that is not on the list, inquire with them as they may also provide a free exam.
  • Sterilization surgery
  • Vaccinations for feline distemper and upper respiratory virus
  • Preventative deworming treatment

While some of our cats are screened for FeLV/FIV, many healthy cats have not been tested for these diseases. We offer a simple test at the time of adoption for $40 to verify FeLV/FIV status.

Vaccinations for animals in the shelter are administered to protect the individual as well as the entire animal population against diseases which are of greatest concern in the shelter environment.

This animal is NOT considered "fully vaccinated" until an examination by a veterinarian post-adoption has reviewed his/her medical history and assessed his/her current and future risks of disease.

Small Animal Package

Along with your new companion animal, your Adoption Package Includes:

Birds

  • Cardboard travel case

Ferrets

  • Sterlization surgery
  • Cardboard travel case

Guinea Pigs

  • Cardboard travel case

Rabbits

  • Sterlization surgery
  • An information booklet about caring for your rabbit
  • Cardboard travel case

Rodents (Hamsters, Gerbils, Mice, Rats)

  • Cardboard travel case