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10 Pet Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

10 Pet Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

January is a popular time to set goals for the upcoming year. Most of us set goals for ourselves, but what about our furry companions? Achieving goals is always easier with a buddy, so grab your fur-ever friend, and set some goals for the next 365 days! Not sure what...

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Getting in the Holiday Spirit with Pets

Getting in the Holiday Spirit with Pets

With the holiday season right around the corner, many people are searching for the perfect gift for their loved ones. While pets may look absolutely adorable under a Christmas tree or be extra kissable by the Mistletoe, they are not always the best gift. There are...

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Thanks for Giving: Volunteer Week

Thanks for Giving: Volunteer Week

Volunteer Opportunities at Roice-Hurst Humane Society It's Thanks for Giving Week at Roice-Hurst Humane Society, and this week we are thankful for our volunteers who give their time to benefit the animals at our shelter! There are many ways you can give your time as a...

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Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

November 1st - November 7th is Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week. Local animal shelters have been helping communities for years. They are great resources to find and adopt new family pets, volunteer with animals, or provide education and tools within the...

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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. With plenty of dogs in need of homes, there has never been a better time to consider adopting a shelter dog. Not able to adopt a dog? No worries! There are still plenty of ways you can help support shelter dogs. Here are just a...

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Celebrate Happy Healthy Cat Month in September

Celebrate Happy Healthy Cat Month in September

Many people believe that cats are low-maintenance and don’t have a lot of need for anything special in their lives. But cats can be very social creatures and have a set of needs that still need to be met for them to live happy, healthy lives. Here are 5 ways you can...

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Heatstroke in Pets

Heatstroke in Pets

As we continue to see high temperatures, heatstroke becomes an increasing concern for our furry friends. While humans have lots of sweat glands to help regulate their body temperature, dogs and cats only have a few in their paws and around their noses. Since they...

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Fireworks and Pets

Fireworks and Pets

Fireworks can be enjoyable for humans, but a common source of fear, anxiety, and stress for animals. The booming sounds and flashing lights can be terrifying and overwhelming for our pets.On the Fourth of July, many pets become so frightened by the noise and commotion...

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July is Lost Pet Prevention Month

July is Lost Pet Prevention Month

July is Lost Pet Prevention Month. As we see fireworks become more common, spend more time outside, have more visitors, and leave windows and doors cracked open, it is important to consider our furry companion’s well-being. It is estimated that over 10 million dogs...

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June is National Microchip Month

June is National Microchip Month

June is National Microchip Month. While we never like to think of our beloved pets getting lost, it is important to have ways to identify them and contact you in the event that it happens. Microchipping your pet is a simple and permanent way to identify them and help...

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