After learning from a co-worker that a puppy in her neighborhood was being abused and neglected, Jordan, a long-time animal lover, stepped up and offered to rescue the three-month-old Labrador mix puppy. She named her Raven, and knowing she needed medical attention, Jordan immediately took little Raven to a veterinarian for a check-up.
By RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel
Today is #GivingTuesday, a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season that encourages charitable activities to support nonprofit organizations.
So far in 2013, our RedRover Responders volunteers have traveled to 12 deployments and spent over 3,800 hours of their own time to help nearly 1,100 animals in crisis.
Remember Gargamel, the American Bulldog who needed our help?
Look at him now! Thanks to your support, Gargamel got the help he needed to recover and become a happy, healthy boy.
Kimberly always knew that Oreo had a sweet tooth, and not just for sugary cookies. To Kimberly’s dismay, Oreo was the kind of cat who would occasionally get himself into trouble eating random bits of anything, including rubber bands, elastic ties and even tape.
Sarge is a service dog who provides emotional and physical support to Joshua, a disabled veteran who served in Afghanistan. When an accident left Sarge’s tail badly injured and in need of surgery, Sarge was now the one in need of support.
Paola Potts first became involved with RedRover about three years ago. As a person who is extremely sensitive to heat, she began noticing that dogs were often being left unattended in parked cars. Through research, Paola discovered the My Dog Is Cool (MDIC) website, and started distributing MDIC fliers, posters and copies of the California law to the public. Paola wanted to take it a step further, though, and in 2012, she developed a parking lot sign campaign.
By Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President and CEO
Did you know if you have a male cat, he is at particularly high risk for developing a urethral obstruction sometime in his life, and that this condition can be fatal in three to six days if untreated?