Rehoming Your Pet
We know rehoming your pet is a difficult decision. Our mission is to create, promote, and preserve bonds between pets and their people — if you feel you can no longer care for your pet because of pet behavior challenges, housing insecurity, financial hardship, or other crisis situations, we can provide or direct you to resources that may help you keep your pet at home.
Resources to Keep You and Your Pet Together
Pet Food & Supplies
Our Pet Pantry offers supplemental pet food and essential supplies for dogs and cats when pet care items just won’t fit the budget this month.
Our team can help you troubleshoot a variety of dog and cat behavior challenge, from litter box issues to destructive tendencies.
Short-Term Pet Boarding
We offer pet boarding for up to 30 days while pet owners navigate challenges, like finding stable housing or spending time away for medical treatment.
Pet-Friendly Homeless Shelter
Our Homeward Hounds partnership allows houseless individuals to sleep securely with their pets.
The Hilltop Latimer House works to provide a safe place for clients’ pets. Learn more by calling the Latimer House at 970-241-0324.
Catholic Outreach’s Almost Home lists available rentals in the Grand Valley, specifying which ones are pet-friendly.
We have compiled a list of national grant programs that help pet owners with veterinary costs.
We offer free or discounted spay/neuter vouchers for dogs and cats.
How to Rehome Your Pet
Sometimes, finding a new home for your pet is the best option, and we understand this decision is never easy. There are several options to rehome your pet without them having to enter a shelter:
Rehome by Adopt-a-Pet
Create a profile for your pet at Rehome.AdoptAPet.com and connect with potential adopters while your pet remains comfortably in your home.
Networking with friends and family
Talk to your friends, family, coworkers, and your social media network about rehoming your pet. A trusted acquaintance may be interested in adopting your pet!
Foster your pet through Roice-Hurst until they are adopted
This option is for eligible pets only. Sign over your pet to Roice-Hurst, but continue caring for the pet in your home as a foster pet until they find a new family with our help. To learn more about this process and see if you are eligible, email firstname.lastname@example.org.