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April is Heartworm Awareness Month

April is Heartworm Awareness Month

When it comes to taking care of your dog, one of the essential practices is heartworm prevention. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected...

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Who do you think has more teeth- dogs or cats? It’s dogs! Dogs have 42 teeth and cats have 30 teeth! With all those teeth, it’s important to keep dental health in mind. Dental cleanings are a very important part of pet ownership as the most common disease in dogs and...

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January is Walk Your Dog Month

January is Walk Your Dog Month

January is Walk Your Dog Month, which makes it the perfect time to set New Year’s goals for walking with your pooch! Taking time to walk your dog is an important part of strengthening your relationship with your best friend. Not to mention, walking with your dog comes...

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December is Cat Lovers Month

December is Cat Lovers Month! Cat owners are well aware: cats have antics! In fact, cats have become internet famous because of their odd habits. But this is what makes cats great! Whether they are randomly sprinting from room to room, stealing your keyboard space, or...

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November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

“Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.” – Bennie Wilcox November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Senior animals, despite often being overlooked in shelters, make for some of the...

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National Lost Pet Prevention Month

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month. Many pets are displaced this month following firework displays and celebrations. Annually over 10 million pets go missing, and the majority of them tragically do not make it back home. We encourage you to take measures to...

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Dog Friendly Hikes: Devil’s Canyon

Dog Friendly Hikes: Devil’s Canyon

On Sunday morning, the boys and I decided it was time for a hike. I grew up hiking around the Monument, but these days I can't easily justify going somewhere I can't take my pups, so I've been researching dog-friendly hikes that are close to home. Fortunately, I...

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Tips for Your Dogs and Warm Weather

As the weather continues to warm up more and more people will be out and about with their dogs. Here are a few tips to remember when enjoying the outdoors with your dog. If your hot and sweating, your dog is too. Be sure to have lots of water for both you and your...

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National Animal Control Appreciation Week 2019

National Animal Control Appreciation Week 2019

April 7-12 is National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week! At Roice-Hurst we work closely with Mesa County Animal Services to promote animal and community health. We appreciate their tireless efforts and continued professionalism. The Officers of Mesa County...

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