Roice-Hurst Blog

To Vaccinate, or Not To Vaccinate?

To Vaccinate, or Not To Vaccinate?

When it comes to your pet’s wellness, there are many different aspects of care that contribute to overall well-being.  Food choices, grooming habits, exercise schedules, behavior training, playtime, and more all come to mind when we think about what makes our pets...

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Summer Fun with Pets

Summer Fun with Pets

Summer is a great time to kick-off back-yard barbeques, spend time with friends and family, and celebrate the 4th with fireworks. While all of that is a lot of fun for us, it can cause stress for our furry companions. This type of stress can cause pets to get scared...

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7 Summertime Safety Tips for Dogs

7 Summertime Safety Tips for Dogs

With the first day of summer right around the corner, more people and their pups are enjoying the warm weather and wonderful landscapes Colorado has to offer.  Most dogs love adventuring with their people, but sometimes we forget their bodies respond differently to...

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Pet Appreciation Week!

Pet Appreciation Week!

June 6th - 12th is Pet Appreciation Week! While we love our pets year round, this is a great time to do something a little extra special for our feline friends and canine companions. Not quite sure what to do? We have some great ideas to pamper your pooch and coddle...

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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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