Pet Resources

Roice-Hurst promotes the bonds between pets and their people.

We hope to provide the necessary resources to prevent pets from having to enter our shelter.

Spay/Neuter & Vaccination Assistance

Spay/Neuter and Vaccination Assistance

1. Animal Birth Control: Dogs and Cats: Low cost spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations
(970) 523-5487
502 28 ½ Road, Grand Junction

2. Grand Valley Pets Alive: Dogs, Cats and Rabbits: Vouchers available for spay/neuter
(970) 462-7554

3. Mesa County Animal Services: Dogs, Cats, Rabbits and Potbelly Pigs: For Mesa County residents only. Also investigates reports on suspicion of animal cruelty or neglect. Must apply online for the “Preventing Unwanted Pets (PUP)” Spay/Neuter Certificates ($25 off neuter, $35 off spay)
(970) 242-4646
971A Coffman Road, Whitewater

4. Roice-Hurst Humane Society: Weekly low-cost vaccination clinics. Every Wednesday 2pm-6pm by appointment only
(970) 434-7337
362 28 Road, Grand Junction

5. Grand Valley Cat Project: Free spay/neuter surgeries for all cats in 81501 zip code, trapping instruction/assistance, and loaner traps
(970) 261-3760

6. Spay Colorado: Dogs (Pit Bulls ONLY) and Owned Cats: Subsidized spay/neuter (amount varies)
(877) 654-7729

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Pet Food Assistance

Pet Food Assistance

1. Catholic Outreach: Free pet food (restrictions apply) 
(970) 241-3658
245 S 1st Street

2. Colorado Pet Pantry: Pet food distributed in partnership with Western Slope Food Bank of the Rockies at 3241 F 1/4 Road in Clifton, on the fourth Saturday of the month, from 9am – 11am.

3. Community Food Bank: Free pet food (restrictions apply)
(970) 640-0336
562 W Crete Circle, Suite 102

4. Clifton Christian Church: Free pet food (restrictions apply)
(970) 434-7392
615 I-70BL

5. Mesa County Animal Services: Discount pet food for sale ($0.25/cup)
(970) 242-4646
971 A. Coffman Road

6. Roice-Hurst Humane Society: Pet Pantry, free pet food and other pet
essentials (restrictions apply) Online application
(970) 434-7337 ext. 103
362 28 Road

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Temporary Pet Care and Medical Assistance

Temporary Pet Care

1. LINK: Works directly with Hilltop’s Domestic Violence Services to provide a safe place for clients’ pets. Contact for eligibility.
(970) 241-0324
(970) 241-6704 *24-hour crisis line*

2. Roice-Hurst Humane Society: Short-term boarding for pets of qualifying individuals in times of crisis. Online Application
(970) 434-7337, ext. 103

Resources for Veterinary Medical Assistance

Bow Wow Buddies Foundation
The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation® is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping sick and injured dogs by funding urgent medical care and aiding with veterinary bills for serious conditions.

Harley’s Hope
We at Harley’s Hope offer a variety of services designed to help keep pets in their existing homes. Our core services are financial assistance with major veterinary care, emergency foster care, and additional help for seniors and their companions.

Oscar’s Cause
Oscar’s Cause is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) put into place to ensure that all animals can get the appropriate care that they need, so that no other animals or families have to suffer as Oscar and his family did.

Paws 4 A Cure
Paws 4 A Cure is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance throughout the United States to those who cannot afford veterinary care for their beloved furry family members.

Pet Assistance, Inc.
Every year Pet Assistance, Inc. subsidizes costly vet care for hundreds of pets that have a life-threatening emergency.

RedRover helps animals rescued from disasters or neglect, domestic violence survivors seeking safety with their pets, and animals with life-threatening illnesses. We use innovative solutions to prevent cruelty.

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Pet Friendly Hotels and Motels

Pet Friendly Motels/Hotels in Mesa County

Best Western Grande River Inn & Suites      

3228 Interstate 70 Business Loop, Clifton, CO, 81520

(970) 434-3400

Up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $15 per day. A non-refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $10.00 is required upon check-in.      

Candlewood Suites

654 Market St, Grand Junction, CO, 81505  

(970) 255-8093

We welcome your furry friends to join you during your stay. $35 for first night, $10 for each additional night, not to exceed $100 per pet. Cats are not accepted without prior approval from management.

Clarion Inn    

755 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO, 81506 

(970) 243-6790           

2 dogs per room max.  Local Guest – $150.00 USD deposit required at check-in. Must have valid credit card that will authorize for $150.00 USD above room and tax charges at time of check-in.     

Columbine Motel  

2824 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO  81501

(970) 241-2908

Comfort Inn & Suites     

750 3/4 Horizon Dr  Grand Junction, CO, 81506

(877) 424-6423

Pets are allowed. $10.00 per night, per pet. A maximum of 3 pets per room, in pet designated rooms only. 


751 Horizon Dr., Grand Junction, CO, 81506

(970) 257-1140

$10 Per Night and Per Pet. A maximum of 3 pets per room.

Fairfield Inn & Suites      

225 Main St. Grand Junction, CO, 81501      

(970) 242-2525

Non-refundable fee: 25 USD Per Stay

Pets allowed USD 25 per night per pet non-ref fee up to USD 100 max charge

Grand Vista Hotel 

2790 Crossroads Blvd, Grand Junction, CO, 81506

(970) 241-8411

Pets allowed ($20+tax rate per night)

Hotel Maverick     

840 Kennedy Avenue, Grand Junction, CO, 81501           

(970) 822-4888            

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham – Grand Junction & Fruita

2761 Crossroads Blvd, Grand Junction, CO, 81506

(970) 241-2929     

570 Raptor Rd, Fruita, CO, 81521         

(970) 858-8850        

Motel 6  

776 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO, 81506        

(970) 243-2628         

Pet limit of 2 pets per room, with a combined weight of 150 lbs.

Quality Inn    

733 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO, 81506 

(970) 245-7200

Pet Accommodations 10.00 USD per day. Pet Limit 2 pets per room. 

Ramada Inn  

752 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO, 81506 

(970) 243-5150

Red Roof Inn  

2210 Hwy 6 and 50, Grand Junction, CO, 81505    

(970) 241-3020

Pets Stay Free

Residence Inn

767 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81506


Pet fees apply

Rodeway Inn 

721 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO, 81506 

(970) 243-6050

Pets allowed for an extra charge of $15.00 per pet, per night 2 per room

Springhill Suites By Marriott  

236 Main St. Grand Junction, CO, 81501      

(970) 424-5777

Non-refundable pet fee: $50, per stay pets allowed $25 per night per pet non-ref fee up to $100 max charge        

Super 8 by Wyndham – Grand Junction & Fruita

728 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO 81506

(970) 248-8080

399 Jurassic Ave, Fruita, CO, 81521     

(970) 858-0808

Travelodge by Wyndham

718 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO, 81506 

(970) 243-5080

WoodSpring Suites

659 Market Street, Grand Junction, CO 81505        

(970) 644-5902

Service, assistance animals are welcome at no additional charge, must be registered at front desk. Limit 2 dogs, under 75lbs. per room. No cats. Non-refundable pet fees, $40 a pet reg fee and $8 a pet per night charge for the duration of the stay.    

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Animal Related Community Contacts

Animal Related Community Contacts

Cats League & Assistance of the Western Slope (CLAWS)
2214 Sanford Dr., #A5 Grand Junction, CO 81505
cats only

Colorado Animal Rescue (CARE)
2801 County Rd. 114, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
cats & dogs only

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
711 Independent Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81505

The Gabriel Foundation
39520 County Rd. 13. Elizabeth, CO 80107
domestic birds

Graceland Animal Rescue & Sanctuary
2500 Broadway Unit B #256
Grand Junction, CO 81507
Dog Adoptions

Grand River Humane Society
1649 Main St, Grand Junction, CO 81501
cats only

Grand Valley Animal Welfare League (GVAWL)
98 Basin Park Drive, Gunnison, CO 81230
cats & dogs

Grand Valley Pets Alive
P.O. Box 3701, Grand Junction, CO 81502
Assistance with spay/neuter, vaccinations, loans/training traps and carriers

Mesa County Animal Services
971 Coffman Rd. A, Whitewater, CO 81527
Animal law enforcement – animal welfare check, report animal neglect, stray dogs, cats (declawed, pregnant, sick and/or injured).

Mesa County Sheriff’s Office
215 Rice St. Grand Junction, CO 81503
970-242-6707 (non-emergency dispatch)
Livestock\Farm animals

Rifle Animal Shelter
569 County Rd. 265, Rifle, CO 81650
cats & dogs only

Rocky Mountain House Rabbit Rescue
A Chapter of the House Rabbit Society
12601 Lowell Blvd., Broomfield, CO 80020

Roice-Hurst Humane Society – Delta Satellite Facility
720 W. 4th St., Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-1078
Law enforcement shelter for found pets in Delta City and County

Routt County Humane Society
760 Critter Court, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
cats, dog, rabbits & ferrets