RedRover News

January 21, 2020

Building empathy for animals…one child at a time

January 16, 2020

Can four walls save lives?

January 14, 2020

Happy 18th birthday, Sebastian!

January 14, 2020

2019 Year-in-Review: RedRover Responders

January 7, 2020

“He had a great life here and he bettered ours:” Bo’s Story

December 6, 2019

Giving Back: Three Cheers for Volunteers!

December 4, 2019

A Humane Education Program for Kids and Animals

November 27, 2019

Video: Happy Pets, Thankful Families

November 13, 2019

Bubba and Herman: You gave puppy mill rescues new life

June 18, 2008

The true meaning of "home"

Submitted by first-time EARS responder Dawn Frary of Iowa City

Wednesday began bright and early, as most mornings do, and after organizing ourselves the night before, most of us EARS volunteers were on dog-walking duty at 8 a.m. Volunteers from the community continued to show up today and lend a hand wherever they were needed -- whether that was walking dogs, cleaning cages, or escorting people who came to visit or pick up their pets.

June 17, 2008

A flood … of animals

Submitted by first-time EARS responder Dawn Frary of Iowa City

June 17, 2008

When it rains it pours

When it rains it pours. It may sound trite, but when it comes to natural disasters that affect animals, it is true. Barely 24 hours after deploying our Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers to care for the animal victims of the Humboldt Fire in Butte County, California, the call for help came again.

June 15, 2008

Responding to the Humboldt Fire

On Wednesday, June 11, a wildfire ignited in Butte County, California.

March 12, 2008

Final story about our friends from Gabbs

It’s been quite a journey for the dogs and for many of us. For the dogs, the journeys continue.

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary has posted wrap-up articles and photos on their Web site with updates about some of the dogs.

Thank you for all of your help, encouragement and support.

We wish each and every dog a happy, healthy, comfort-filled new life!


March 6, 2008

Update from Best Friends and…..puppies?

Earlier this week, we heard from staff at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary that the four Gabbs dogs arrived safe and sound and are settling in. They reported that Nosey, Charles and Squeeky were all in their crates trying to pretend that they were invisible. Daisy was out pacing a bit but was responding when staff fed her treats.

Later in the day, the dogs were in the outdoor runs. Daisy seemed to perk up when she saw staff and was very attentive as she walked around - she would come to the fence, take a treat, walk away, come to the fence, take a treat, walk away, etc...

February 25, 2008

A few final stories from Camp Reno!

Although Camp Reno officially closed its doors last Friday, I want to share a few more nice stories about some of the dogs who were transferred to other facilities last week.

Wednesday proved to be a busy day as Steve Markwell from The Olympic Animal Sanctuary arrived to pick up five of our more socially challenged dogs. His facility is located on the Olympic Peninsula in Forks, Washington, and specializes in working with dogs who have lived on the streets -- including those from fighting bloodlines and those who have generally been abused.

February 23, 2008

Camp Reno closes

Yesterday only four dogs remained at Camp Reno. Two of them, Byron and Honora, were transported to the Santa Cruz SPCA; the remaining two dogs will stay temporarily at the Nevada Humane Society until they can arrange transport to Best Friends Animal Society, probably early next week.

Read more about Honora and Byron in this Santa Cruz Sentinel article.

More details and updates coming soon!

February 20, 2008

A day at the park