Fulfilling Our Mission
For 46 years, Longmont Humane Society has been carrying out a singular vision, to serve animals in need in our community. We are proud to provide safe shelter, quality health care and second chances to lost and homeless animals year after year, and we could not do it without you. We are so fortunate to serve a community that places as much value on the importance of protecting the health and welfare of animals as we do. Your connection to our mission and values is apparent every time you choose LHS.
Choosing adoption saves a life and ensures a safe space for the next animal that needs us.
Attending LHS' Public Dog Training Classes enriches the human animal bond and supports vital shelter programs.
Our Well Pet Clinic ensures access to quality veterinary care to all animals in our community.
Your donations enable us to continue our lifesaving work.
Our programs and services continue to offer safe-haven and positive outcomes for
pets, and people, in our community through your ongoing support. We believe that we are in this together, and we thank you for being by our side.
Chief Executive Officer
Director of Shelter and Clinic Operations
Director of Development
Director of Human Resources
Director of Finance
Jennifer Dombek, CPA
Director of Facilities and Safety
Dr. Gail Rapport
Dr. Shari DePauw
Dr. Cara Brannigan
Dr. Tami Carter
Dr. Kristen Neisler
Dr. Amber Zagrodskii
Dr. Carolyn Boettger
Dr. Lou Cavallo
Lost & Found Services
Longmont Humane Society provided shelter for 4,313 animals and reunited 773 lost pets with their owners.
LHS adopted 2,700 animals into new, loving, forever homes while reducing the average length of stay for adoptable animals to 9 days.
Well Pet Clinic &
Shelter Veterinary Services
Our health care teams performed 3,181 spay and neuter procedures for shelter and public animals. Vaccine Clinics, animals seen at WPC.
Programs & Services
Foster Care Program
LHS' Foster Care Program cared for 1,066 animals in foster homes. Very young animals , animals recovering from medical procedures and behavioral challenges benefit from time in foster homes in preparation for adoption.
Through partnering with other animal rescues and shelters around the country, LHS provides second chances whenever possible to animals without other opportunities. LHS provided safe haven and adoption outcomes to 979 animals through our transfer efforts.
LHS is extremely grateful for the time, skill and dedication of our more than 850 active volunteers. We simply couldn't provide the quality of service to the animals in our care and our patrons without the support of this committed group of community members.
Combined, our youth and adult volunteers contributed over 65,000 hours throughout our organization including caring for animals through our TLC and Foster Care Programs, Thrift Store, photography and video production, administrative offices and Special Events.
Outreach & Education
Over 2,600 people attended various Longmont Humane Society Humane Education presentations and events including Kids & Critters Camp, LHS C.A.R.E.S..,T.A.I.L.S. and school presentations as well as facility tours.
Public Training Program
For dog loving members of our community, the Longmont Humane Society Public Training Program offers a world of resources to support and enhance their relationship with their dog. The program offers a wide variety of fun and effective training classes for learners of all levels as well as adoption follow-up support to all dogs adotped from LHS for the life of the dog, often at little or no cost to the owner.
In 2018, the program offered 58 training classes that were attended by 395 clients.
In the News
Longmont Humane Society Joins Clear the Shelters
Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of
Longmont Humane Society
On Saturday, August 18, Longmont Humane Society joined the annual, community-driven pet adoption campaign, Clear the Shelters™. The event, a partnership between NBC and Telemundo, has resulted in more than 150,000 pet adoptions since it launched in 2015. During the one day event, Longmont Humane Society joined hundreds of other shelters nationwide and waived all adoption fees with the goal of finding new, loving, forever homes for as many animals as possible!
More than 600 animal shelters and rescues participated in the fourth annual Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign, seeing 88,000 animals find forever homes in one day. With the help of our amazing community, Longmont Humane Society adopted 127 animals to new, loving homes during our first Clear the Shelters event!
In February of 2018, Longmont Humane Society was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support the spay/neuter and microchipping of all adopted dogs and cats. The Petco Foundation investment helped to microchip and spay/neuter every dog and cat prior to adoption, thereby reducing pet overpopulation and increasing the likelihood that stray pets are returned to their homes.
*Longmont Humane Society was fortunate to see a larger-than-anticipated positive financial result in 2018. The Board of Directors has allocated a significant portion of the Net Income to pay down our building’s mortgage and continue to maintain a reserve operating fund.
2018 Sources of Support
Development and Outreach - $1,751,338 (40%)
Shelter Services - $854,865 (19%)
Well Pet Clinic - $1,402,308 (32%)
Thrift Store - $303,479 (7%)
Training and Behavior - $95,858 (2%)
Total Support - $4,407,848
Development and Outreach - $305,525 (8.5%)
Shelter Services - $1,340,180 (37%)
Well Pet Clinic -$949,112 (26.5%)
Thrift Store - $279,897 (8%)
Training and Behavior- $240,015 (7%)
Administration - $464,866 (13%)
Total Expenses - $3,579,595
Income & Expenses
The essential animal welfare services provided by Longmont Humane Society depend on the generosity of individual donors, foundations and corporate sponsors. These combined gifts represented 40% of our total income in 2018.
Homeward Bound - March 2018
This popular annual event features local restaurants, breweries, distilleries, live music and live and silent auctions. Homeward Bound raised over $144,000 in support of LHS' mission.
Paws in the Park - October 2018
LHS' walk/run and pet-friendly festival attended by families, athletes and community pet lovers raised more than $22,000 for the animals.
Foundation & Corporate Giving
LHS received general operating and program specific grants and awards through local and national foundations and corporate partners in the amount of $126,000.
Fundraising & Sponsorship
Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists
Stapp Interstate Toyota-Scion
Wyatt's Wet Goods
Elevations Credit Union
Micron Technology, Inc.
Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematorium
Alliant Employee Benefit
Boulder CPA Group
Chuck & Don's Pet Food & Supplies
Jersey Mike's Subs
Ruby Lou Phelps
True North Insurance
Center Copy Printing
First National Bank
Mile High Golf Cart
Rockin'Roger's Mobile DJ Service
Mountain Sun and Southern Sun Pub and Brewery (Longs Peak Pub)
Peter & Carmen L. Buck Foundation
Power Motive Corporation
Qualcomm Matching Grant Program
Rally for Our Rights
Re/Max of Boulder, Inc
Robert E. Ringdahl Foundation, Inc
Schwab Charitable Fund
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Sparton Medical Systems
St Vrain Realty LLC
St. Vrain Valley Schools
Stapp Interstate Toyota
Subaru of America, Inc
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Veterinary Specialists of North America LLC
Victory Motors of Colorado
The Well Animal Institute
Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign
Willard L. and Ruth P. Eccles Foundation
Xcel Energy Foundation
Zions Management Services Co
Colorado FJ Cruisers
Colorado Pet Overpopulation Fund
Community First Foudation
Community Foundation Boulder County
Dr. Mary E. Bates Trust Fund
Emerson Charitable Trust
Fire of Joy, LLC
Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Guaranty Bank & Trust Company - Ann Patterson Trust
Guaranty Bank & Trust Company - Clark Charitable Trust
Habitat Partners, Ltd.
Hainline Family Foundation LLC
"I and love and you"
IBM Employee Services Center
IBM Retiree Charitable Campaign
Kenneth & Myra Monfort Charitable Foundation, Inc.
KSJ Corporation, dba Re/MAX Alliance
Longmont Community Foundation
Lucile Drinkwater Allen Trust
Lynn and Helen Clark Fund
Lyons Community Foundation
Mary Elizabeth Bates Foundation
Mead High School
Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust, Inc
300 Suns Brewing Co.
Advisors Charitable Gift Fund
Ahlberg Funeral Chapel
Alice N. Jenkins Foundation
Altona Middle School
Anschutz Family Foundation
AT&T Employee Giving Campaign
Auto Services Company
Benevity Community Impact Fund
Bernice Barbour Foundation
BISSELL Pet Foundation
Bow Wow Film Fest, LLC
Cars For Charity, Inc
Chapter 190 Navigators
Chipotle Mexican Grill
City of Longmont
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501
Caring, serving and educating to improve the lives of companion animals.