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April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Having a furry friend is a lot of fun! But there is also a responsibility to plan for their health. In addition to taking your pets’ in for their annual wellness checks, make sure you have a plan for first aid in the event of an emergency. Remember that injured or...

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Do your research before you adopt.

Do your research before you adopt.

Do your research before you adopt. Protect yourself and your future pet by adopting from a responsible and transparent shelter. Are pets spayed/neutered before adoption? State law requires all adopted pets be spayed/neutered prior to adoption unless an individual...

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Springtime Means Kittens and Puppies Galore!

Springtime Means Kittens and Puppies Galore!

When most of us think of spring, we think warmer weather, blooming flowers, picnicking, and taking off our heavy winter attire. But for those in the animal sheltering world, we know this is one of our busiest times of the year. For us, spring marks the start of kitten...

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World Spay Day

World Spay Day

February 23, 2021 is World Spay Day! Getting your pet spayed or neutered helps to reduce the pet overpopulation and can prevent certain cancers. Here are resources to help spay and neuter your pets: Grand Valley Cat Project: Free spay/neuter surgeries for all cats in...

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February is National Cat Health Month

February is National Cat Health Month

National Cat Health Month February is National Cat Health Month. That means it is time to check in with your floofy besties and make sure they are feeling good. Here are a few ideas of how you can keep your cat in tip-top shape, not just in February, but year-round. ...

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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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