Roice-Hurst Blog

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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Do’s and Don’t’s of Kitten Season

As we prepare for the upcoming kitten season, we want everyone to know the do's and don't's if you stumble upon a litter of kittens. We also have a variety of ways that you can help! If you find a litter of kittens please make sure the mother is truly gone and not...

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Kitten Shower

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 23 from 11:00-4:00. We will have refreshments and tours of the shelter (minimum 6 per tour). Can't make it? Please consider ordering...

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February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. There are many reasons to spay/neuter your pets - for their health, prevent unwanted litters, curb bad behavior, and reduce homelessness and pet overpopulation. By spaying/neutering your pet now you will help prevent the influx...

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January is National Train Your Dog Month

January 2019 - National Train Your Dog Month: Too many dogs are turned into animal shelters each year for behavior and training issues that could easily be solved with proper socialization and positive, gentle, science-based methods of training. Benefits of Dog...

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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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