Kat Burns, CVPM, CAWA

Director of Operations & Veterinary Services

Kat joined HSBV in 2005 as Shelter Supervisor, became Director of Veterinary Services in 2006, and now oversees HSBV facility operations in addition to HSBV’s veterinary practice and full-service public clinic. She is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager, and a Fear Free Certified Professional.

Kat was a facilitator, coach, and instructor for the first ever Power of Ten Leadership Academy for Practice Managers offered through the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association in 2018. Kat served four years on  the Board of Directors for the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association.  She enjoys live music, creating mixed-media art, and spending time with her spoiled Pug, Oscar, and Persian cat, Sultan.