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Our next clinic will be Sunday, 
Dec. 21st from 9AM-12PM. 
At the Shelter

New Winter Hours 
Tuesday-Sunday: 11 a.m-5 p.m
Closed on Mondays 

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Copyright © 2012 Roice-Hurst Humane Society. All rights reserved
Roice-Hurst Humane Society is a non-profit shelter and adoption center providing care for homeless dogs and cats in Mesa County, CO, since 1963. As a  501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity, we are funded by donations, service fees, and grants.Our Mission: To provide safety, shelter and care for homeless dogs and cats and place them in loving and "forever" homes.
We can't do it without your help, so please...
Won't you lend a helping hand  
to a deserving homeless pet?
Foster a Pet
Looking for a way to      make a difference? 
Fostering a pet may not change the world, but it will certainly change the world for that one pet.
Jake was a 10-yr.-old Lab mix with an advanced case of heartworm. He  was abandoned at a local boarding facility. Jake was the inspiration to create a fund to help all our pets who have extra-ordinary medical needs. 
Jake's Fund
Please join our "Circle of Friends;"   
a group of dedicated friends and supporters who sponsor a pet by donating a regular amount each   month for the care of a chosen pet.

Groups wanting to visit the shelter in order to view or play with our animals are limited in size.

Groups of children or adults with special needs are limited to 4 people, including at least one adult supervisor. 

Groups must call ahead to schedule a tour at least 24 hours in advance.

The shelter environment, in the best of times, is stressful on the animals. The noise, the daily cleaning routines, and interactions with people and other animals can be stressful and  can compromise an animal's health.

Too many people in a group can also turn an animal's stress into aggressive behavior. Our prime concern is to keep all our visitors safe.
Group Visitor Policy
City Market has changed the program to "Community Rewards" and is requiring all former donors to the "City Market Cares" program to re-enroll in "Community Rewards."
If you were formerly signed up for the "City Market Cares" program, your donations are no longer valid.
City Market will donate 1% of your total grocery purchases to Roice-Hurst. 
Every time you shop, you are helping to 
"Save One Life At A Time"!
    Support  Roice-Hurst 
     By Shopping City Market
It doesn't cost you anything ! 
Adopting a shelter pet is not only just the right thing to do, it's also a great bargain. All the benefits you receive by adopting adds up to a great value. The love, loyalty, and gratitude of a shelter pet is priceless.
Our Adoption Package
There are times when the human/animal bond breaks or circumstances change and a guardian  
Giving Up Your Pet
must relinquish a pet. 
About us... 
Tips For A Successful Adoption
Whether you are adopting a cat or a dog, these tips can help you and your new pet form a lasting and loving bond.
It is first come first serve so make sure to come early!

See All Our Adorable Cats and Kittens  HERE
​For a touching look at the people and pets that make the Roice-Hurst Humane Society a reality we invite you to take the time to see the video that was produced for our 2nd Annual Roice-Hurst Round Up. 
Benefits of Adopting a Bonded Pair

Adopting a bonded pair of dogs can be a rewarding experience for both dogs and cats and their human. A pair of bonded pets is often less work than single pets — they keep each other entertained and help prevent some of the separation anxiety issues that we often see when pets are left alone." Besides, if you're looking for a pair of dogs, it's easier to adopt two that you're sure will get along.      
Happy Pets Makes Happy Homes!
In many cultures, the black cat is a revered and a symbol of good luck even today. The Scottish believe that a strange black cat’s arrival to the home signifies prosperity,  In the English Midlands, a black cat as a wedding present is thought to bring good luck to the bride!
Roxy- 10  years old
Rue and Matt - Australian Cattle Dogs 
On All Kittens!
 Bonded Pairs Available 
Rocky - 1o  years old
Cheogy and Leilu are a 4-year-old brother and sister bonded pair.  
Happy Holidays Everyone!
Would you like to do something special for the shelter?
Donate a comfy Kuranda Dog Bed!
Special discounts are available for donated beds and you can have them shipped directly to the shelter for only a $5 shipping charge.
 Shipping address is: 362 28 Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81501  
This sweet pair are still a bit shy and getting used to the cat room. They have shared the same home for 4 years and we would like to see them 
Too Long Tails
Please consider these adoptable pets. They are WAY overdue for adoption!  These pets have been overlooked., for one reason or another, none of which are their fault. Some have been at the shelter for up 6 months or more. The holidays are for giving. Please - Give these deserving pets the best gift of all....


    A Home for the Holidays and Always!

adopted together as they are very attached to one another. Reduced Adoption Fee: $99 for the pair.