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Roice-Hurst alum Billie Jude was adopted in 2021 and is now living her best life as an adventure cat!

New Leadership Ahead for Roice-Hurst Humane Society: CEO Anna Stout announces departure

GRAND JUNCTION, COLO. – After almost nine years at the helm of Roice-Hurst Humane Society, Chief Executive Officer Anna Stout plans to depart from the organization this spring. The organization’s board of directors has begun a nationwide search for a successor....

Roice-Hurst Humane Society closed to new intakes and adoption showings through Tuesday, January 16

On Friday, January 5, a stray puppy that was found and brought to our shelter tested positive for parvovirus. Since then, two presumed siblings have also tested positive — and we need your help. To protect the rest of our pets from illness, we are implementing changes...

#HappyTail: Unexpectedly pregnant senior dog finds home for the holidays!

While she may be nearly 11 years old, Faith’s life has just begun. At this time last year, she was living in a home with 36 other dogs in inhumane living conditions. When she arrived at Roice-Hurst Humane Society, her fur was matted, both eyes were badly infected, she...

#HappyTail: Rocket survives parvovirus!

At 7 months old, Rocket was found as a sickly stray and tested positive for parvovirus, a serious infection that is often fatal in puppies. With funds generously given by our community, Rocket was hospitalized and received around-the-clock supportive treatment to...

Happy Tail: Paralyzed dog receives custom wheelchair from CMU engineering students!

This winter, five nearly-identical small dogs were rescued from unsanitary living conditions by Delta authorities. Six-year-old Merlin was in the worst shape of them all — unable to stand or walk, incontinent, and covered in mats and waste. At first, Merlin was so...

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