A Cat & Dog
Rescue Organization

Every Pet Deserves a Home


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Saving Grand Valley Homeless Pets

Our mission is to reduce the number of homeless and suffering pets through education, adoptions and foster care. We work with community resources including local veterinarians and Mesa County Animal Services toward achieving our mission.

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Kitty Korner

We are excited to announce the opening of our new Kitty Korner adoption location!

Adoptions are currently by appointment only, so please call to schedule a time to come visit us.
  • 1649 Main St. Grand Junction, CO 81501

  • 970-257-0070

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Our Events

Kitty Korner

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

WHEN: Saturday 10 AM – 1 PM WHERE: Grand Rivers Humane Society-Kitty Korner (1649 Main St, Grand Junction CO 81501)

Our Story

2021: We want to thank Petco Love for our recent grant of $1500. This will go directly toward helping homeless cats and dogs in our care before they go on to find their forever homes.

10/23/2019- With our hearts breaking, we are sad to announce that our founder, Dr. Joe Maruca, has passed. Thank you Dr. Maruca for a lifetime legacy of saving almost 7,000 local homeless pets. 

Grand Rivers Humane Society was established in 2005 by the late physician, Dr. Maruca. It was
solely built on the goal of saving cats and dogs that needed a home. Dr. Maruca kept hearing stories about healthy, well-behaved pets being euthanized in Mesa County because of shelter overflow or being in captivity for too long, so he decided to start a program to work with Mesa County Animal Services to save pets that were nearing euthanasia.

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Contact Us

Visit Us:

1649 Main St.,
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Give Us a Call:

Cat Adoptions: 970-257-0070

Dog Adoptions: 970-644-0575