RedRover News

May 11, 2022

Happy Tail: Bene can see clearly now the pain is gone

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Patricia is the quintessential dog mom to her two Akitas, Bene (“Ben-ay”) and his sister Mika-San, (plus their spoiled […]
May 6, 2022

A safe escape for a family of turtles

Danielle’s* pet turtles are part of her family, so when she found herself seeking safe shelter from domestic violence, she did not have the heart to […]
May 6, 2022

Saving Fenwick: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Four years ago when Brenda worked for her local animal control agency, a little black and white cat was […]
April 29, 2022

A year of expansion: Bringing kindness and inclusivity into classrooms

By Nicole Forsyth, President and CEO RedRover’s new partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) will develop and pilot an expanded version of the […]
April 14, 2022

Collaborating with compassion: A look back at Bennettsville

By Helia Zarkhosh, Communications and Marketing Coordinator II  As I prepared to join Devon Krusko, RedRover Field Services and Community Programs Manager, on an Unchain Marlboro […]
April 8, 2022

Working with children on the spectrum: Autism Awareness Month

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II April is #AutismAwarenessMonth and #AutismAcceptanceMonth! Do you know a child who is on the autism spectrum? Although every child is […]
April 6, 2022

Making Glynn County pet-friendly

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach And just like that, another domestic violence (DV) shelter in Georgia has become pet-friendly! Last month, a team […]
April 6, 2022

A Happy Tail for Pipe

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Nearly 10 years ago, Elizabeth returned from living abroad in Nicaragua with a little stowaway. Pipe had big brown […]
April 6, 2022

Open hearts in animal welfare

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager My career in animal welfare began with a job in private practice veterinary medicine. I quickly learned […]

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."