RedRover News



December 8, 2021

Devon and Sage: A Puppy’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When you’re young and still learning to navigate the complexities of adult life, having a four-legged companion by […]
December 8, 2021

Monkee Business: Monkee’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For many of us, a house is not a home without a pet – and for Jenny and […]
December 8, 2021

2021 Year in Review

This year brought no shortage of challenges – but thanks to our supporters, we were able to provide lifesaving care to thousands of pets and families […]
November 10, 2021

A “hometown hero” promotes empathy for animals

Our Education Coordinator, Tara Lenehan, spoke with RedRover Readers volunteer Angie Sagliani to learn more about how she’s using the curriculum in her community. Angie works […]
November 8, 2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021 Recap

Every October we honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and this year we were busier than ever raising awareness about our programs and the need for […]
November 8, 2021

A happy boost for Peanut the boxer

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator In Debra’s home, no birthday can pass without a celebration. Her cat Louie and two dogs, Peanut and […]
November 8, 2021

A Snowy surprise

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator “Snow was a cat we saw roaming around our neighborhood. Very friendly but skittish. I love pets, always […]
October 12, 2021

Three Animal-Themed Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

One way to honor National Hispanic Heritage Month is by reading animal-themed books by Hispanic American authors with your children or students! Each of the three […]
October 12, 2021

Cleo the Protector

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator One of five dogs in the family, Miss Cleo the Pitbull had a special place in Jennifer’s heart: […]

 
July 8, 2009

EARS volunteers assisting in largest dogfighting raid in U.S. history

UAN's Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers are caring for more than 150 dogs seized from suspected dogfighting operations in Missouri and Illinois.

Read UAN's press release.

Read a news story about the raid.

July 7, 2009

500 dogs rescued from Texas puppy mill

More than 50 volunteers worked diligently through the holiday weekend and into the night at a temporary shelter in Fort Worth, Texas, preparing for the arrival of nearly 500 dogs rescued today from a Montague County puppy mill after a warrant was served by the Montague County Sheriff’s department. The animals will be cared for by the Humane Society of North Texas with the assistance of volunteers with United Animal Nations's Emergency Animal Rescue Service.

Read a news article about the seizure.

June 1, 2009

Freedom for puppy mill dogs!

The 371 dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Kennewick, Washington are now en route to new and better lives!

May 29, 2009

EARS in the news

Read a news article about the puppy mill rescue that features comments from EARS volunteer Heather Ferguson of Surrey, British Columbia.

EARS volunteers like Heather take time off of work and often drive great distances to take care of animals in need. Thank you Heather, and all of the EARS volunteers in Kennewick!

May 28, 2009

Great news!

Great news! The owner of Sun Valley Kennel has relinquished custody of all 371 Miniature American Eskimos seized from her property on May 27.

Read more.

May 28, 2009

400 puppy mill dogs rescued!

United Animal Nations (UAN) is assisting the Benton County, Washington Sheriff's Office with the seizure and care of hundreds of dogs from a puppy mill in Kennewick.

May 13, 2009

Way to go, EARS team!

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

As I’m getting ready to demobilize this morning, I’m trying to come to terms with all of the animals I got to know, the wonderful shelter staff and residents of Santa Barbara, and all the memories from the last few days.

May 12, 2009

Hitting close to home

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

We are wrapping things up today, but I wanted to share one story that has touched all of us EARS volunteers and Santa Barbara Humane Society (SBHS) staff members.

May 11, 2009

Bittersweet goodbyes

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

Yesterday we were able to see many of our new friends go home. This is always the bittersweet part of any deployment. We have gotten attached to the animals in our care and are thrilled to see them happily going home with their people, but it is hard to say "goodbye."