Puttin' On The Leash

We invite you, the crown jewels of our community, to join us at the 26th annual Puttin’ on the Leash.

Celebrating the amazing relationships we experience with our pets, bonds we share in our community, and life-saving difference animals can make for each person they meet. Puttin’ on the Leash highlights our amazing animal-loving community with a night of food, libations, and lively entertainment!


For 26 years we’ve celebrated the incredibly meaningful relationships we share with our pets through this uniquely themed event. Come experience delicious food from Boulder’s best restaurants, complimentary libation stations from Superior Liquor, and shop more than 600 unique items during our Silent and Live Auctions, including memorable getaways, beautiful jewelry, and local fun. Puttin’ On The Leash has it all!


Ticket Options

Full Table for 8 Attendees

Full Table

All the amenities of the Premium Table Seat tickets for eight. Enjoy the second half of Puttin' On The Leash with seven of your closest friends, family or co-workers at your own private table.

Premium Table Seat $135 per person

Premium Table Seat

Enjoy premium stage-side seating on the floor during our exciting Heads or Tails game, thrilling Live Auction and heartwarming messages from CEO Lisa Pedersen while enjoying a variety of champagne, wine, cheeses and sweet treats available at your table.

General Admission $75 per person

General Admission

Includes all of the delicious food and beverages as well as a bleacher seat in the main concourse to bid on the live auction items.

Heads or Tails $50 per player

Heads or Tails Game

One lucky player will win an all-expense paid trip for two to a once-in-a-lifetime destination! Buy your ticket now, and test your Heads or Tails skill on event night to win!



Our Biggest Night

Puttin’ On The Leash is a unique experience with a fun theme that includes fantastic stage and photo opportunities around the concourse, delicious food, and a variety of items for you to win. Hosted by Broadway Animal Hospital’s Dr. Lee Woods and Fox31 Denver’s Kami Carmann, it is a night to remember raising funds to help protect and enhance the lives of companion animals.

Boulder’s Best Silent Auction

While visiting different food booths from dozens of local restaurants and libation stations, guests can bid on 600+ fabulous silent auction items donated by more than 300 area businesses. We offer unique jewelry and clothing items, fine art, sports memorabilia, items for your home, plus a large selection of animal-related products and more.

Our Famous Live Auction

At the close of the silent auction, guests move to their seats to enjoy our incredible live auction! A trip to paradise in stunning Riviera Maya, a week in breathtaking Princeville, Hawaii, and beautiful diamond jewelry —these are just a sampling of the amazing items we’ll offer this year! 


The Humane Society of Boulder Valley will be auctioning off items at this year’s Puttin’ on the Leash! Start planning your next vacation with family and friends, and support our Live Auction on April 21 to raise funds for animals in need.

Live Auction Items

Seeing Is Believing

The Humane Society of Boulder Valley provides shelter and care to more than 7,000 animals each year. Our Behavior Modification and Shelter Medicine Programs make it possible for us to help more animals by providing individualized care to those in need. Your support allows us to continue to expand our compassion to our community by providing a safety net of care for the pets and people of Boulder Valley and beyond.

Get your tickets today!


For questions or more info call 303.442.4030 x637, or email Amanda Lau.







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Humane Society of Boulder Valley

2323 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
303.442.4030 • info@boulderhumane.org

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950 Regent Drive, Boulder, CO 80305