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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!

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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!

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.

Preparedness Planning for Your Pet

At this time, it is recommended that all pets remain in their homes with their guardians, sheltering-in-place, together.