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...

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...

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...

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...

Heatstroke in Pets

As we continue to see high temperatures, heatstroke becomes an increasing concern for our furry friends. While humans have lots of sweat glands to help regulate their body temperature, dogs and cats only have a few in their paws and around their noses. Since they...