About Our Hospital

Arapahoe Animal Hospital was founded in Boulder in 1954, and in 1969 moved to the innovatively-designed building we occupy today at 5585 Arapahoe Ave. Our Main Hospital stands on one full acre of its own land, with one-third acre of tree-shaded play and exercise yards dedicated to our premier Doggie Day Care program (and enjoyed by our Boarding “guests”).

In 2007, we opened our second hospital location, Arapahoe Animal Hospital – Downtown, at 1730 15th Street, nestled in the heart of Boulder’s downtown district, near C.U. and Pearl Street Mall.

Today, Arapahoe Animal Hospital is an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)-accredited practice with two convenient, state-of-the art hospital locations — sharing the same patient information data base and same superb staff!

Since 1970, our Hospital has been an accredited AAHA member, a distinction that only about 15% of veterinary hospitals in North America can claim. AAHA accreditation requires strict attention to specific detail in all areas and departments of our hospitals, periodic on-site AAHA inspections, and consistently meeting the highest standards in all medical, safety, and office procedures.

Our daily goal is to serve our clients and our community with the finest quality veterinary medicine and pet services — and the warm, friendly, compassionate care we are known for!

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  • Happy 2nd Birthday, Shammy & Scotus! Naturally we had to celebrate the only way we know how here! πŸŽ‰πŸΆ . . . #dogbirthday #love #birthday #dogsofinstagram #austrailianshepherdsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #aah #aahaaccreditedhospital #arapahoeanimalhospital #doggiedaycare #boulderdoggiedaycare #dogboarding #boulderdogboarding #doglove #boulder #colorado

    arapahoeanimalhospital: "Happy 2nd Birthday, Shammy & Scotus! Naturally we had to celebrate the only way we know how here! πŸŽ‰πŸΆ
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  • Happy Tongue Out Tuesday from Nova! πŸΆπŸ‘… . . . #tongueouttuesday #tuesday #dogsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #petlove #veterinaryhospital #bouldervets #love #arapahoeanimalhospital #boulder #colorado

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  • Happy Mother's Day from our family to yours πŸ’œ . . . #mothersday #love #celebrate #arapahoeanimalhospital #bouldervets #veterinaryhospital #petlove #momlove #dogsofinstagram #catsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #exoticpetsofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #aahaaccreditedhospital #boulder #colorado

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  • Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Kim, our amazing Laser Therapist & Kennel Manager. Please join us in wishing her the best day - she deserves it! πŸŽ‰πŸ’« . . . #birthday #love #lasertherapy #arapahoeanimalhospital #petlove #boulder #colorado

    arapahoeanimalhospital: "Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Kim, our amazing Laser Therapist & Kennel Manager. Please join us in wishing her the best day - she deserves it! πŸŽ‰πŸ’«
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  • What does Laser Therapy mean to pets? Treats, cuddles and lots and lots of love! Scout, our April Doggle of the Month, loves his visits with Kim, our Laser Therapist! ❀️ . . . #doggleofthemonth #doggles #doggleseyewear #dogglelove #dogsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #love #cuddles #happiness #treats #aah #welovepets #arapahoeanimalhospital #lasertherapy #boulder #colorado

    arapahoeanimalhospital: "What does Laser Therapy mean to pets? Treats, cuddles and lots and lots of love! Scout, our April Doggle of the Month, loves his visits with Kim, our Laser Therapist! ❀️
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  • Happy National Receptionists' Day! . The Front Desk is such an integral part of our hospital - we would be lost without them. Make sure to thank your Receptionist today for all their hard work! πŸ’• . . . #nationalreceptionistday #receptionistlove #love #hardwork #commitment #frontdesk #veterinaryhospital #veterinaryreceptionist #clientservices

    arapahoeanimalhospital: "Happy National Receptionists' Day!
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The Front Desk is such an integral part of our hospital - we would be lost without them. Make sure to thank your Receptionist today for all their hard work! πŸ’•
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  • But... but can't we just go back to the weekend? Do we have to do Monday this week? πŸ˜₯ . . . #monday #boulderdoggiedaycare #doggiedaycare #bouldervets #veterinaryhospital #englishbulldogpuppy #englishbulldogsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #puppiesofinstagram #arapahoeanimalhospital #boulder #colorado

    arapahoeanimalhospital: "But... but can't we just go back to the weekend? Do we have to do Monday this week? πŸ˜₯
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  • Sunday Vibes with Monkey πŸ€“ . . . Caption this in the comments below! . . #sunday #vibes #cuddles #doggiedaycare #dogboarding #boulderdoggiedaycare #bouldervets #veterinaryhospital #dogsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #miniaturepoodlesofinstagram #miniaturepoodle #arapahoeanimalhospital #boulder #colorado

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  • This little Goober/Doggie Day Care regular just graduated from Rocky Mountain Dog Training! Please join us in celebrating Josh's big achievement! πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ“ . . . #allgrownup #dogsinhats #doggytraining #doggiedaycare #boulderdoggiedaycare #dogsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #love #boulder #colorado

    arapahoeanimalhospital: "This little Goober/Doggie Day Care regular just graduated from Rocky Mountain Dog Training! Please join us in celebrating Josh's big achievement! πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ“
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