Roice-Hurst Blog

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month It’s the holiday season and many families are looking to add a new four-legged member. Kittens and puppies are cute, but they require a lot of work. Consider adding an older cat or dog to your family this year. There are a lot of...

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DOES YOUR CAT HAVE A PREY PREFERENCE?

Did you know that consistent interactive play with your fur-friend helps reduce boredom, obesity and even behavior issues like aggression and territory marking? If you’re like most cat owners, you probably have a box or a basket hiding under your bed or in your closet...

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The Sad Truth About Kitten Season

By Jodi Summers, Animal Resource Center Director/ Cat Behavior Counselor I know everyone is anxiously awaiting the arrival of kittens. Everyone hears us talking about kitten season, but what does that truly mean? Well, kitten season starts in the spring, peaking in...

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Kitten Shower

It's kitten season and we are in need of supplies to care for the new arrivals.  Please join us for a Kitten Shower Saturday, March 17 from 11:00-4:00. We will have refreshments and tours of the shelter (minimum 6 per tour). We need: Snuggle Safe heating disks Super...

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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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Protect your pet and yourself against rabies

A disease that garners attention this time every year is rabies. Rabies is a very serious disease that, once symptomatic, is fatal. In Mesa County, we usually see rabies in bats during the summer months, so now is the time to make sure you are rabies-savvy and stay...

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Too Long Tale

Too Long Tale At Roice-Hurst we work hard to find Forever Homes for all of our animals. However, some animals have special needs and it takes a little longer to find the perfect match between pet and owner. Tinker is such a case. Tinker was relinquished to RHHS in...

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Volunteer Appreciation Week

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we wish to thank all of our volunteers for your time and support. Volunteering is the giving of your time and energy to help those in need without the expectation of something in return. At Roice-Hurst, the animals are our...

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Thank you Pomona Elementary School Student Council

Thank you to the Pomona Elementary School Student Council for choosing Roice-Hurst Humane Society as your charitable organization for the year. Your generous donation of $500 will help us continue our mission: Promoting bonds between pets and their people. Support...

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