RedRover News



June 23, 2022

Collaborating for a Kinder World

By Tara Lenehan, Education Coordinator Collaboration is key to RedRover’s mission, since we know that so much more is possible when we work together for a […]
June 15, 2022

Social and emotional learning: Working at the roots of kindness

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Social and emotional learning – you may have heard this term recently. It’s a buzzword of late that’s been conflated with […]
June 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Laurel

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications and Marketing Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for […]
June 10, 2022

Kind News magazine features cool careers with animals

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II The goal of Kind News magazine is to inspire kids to show empathy towards people and animals and support children’s […]
June 10, 2022

Gunny’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Crystal first adopted Gunny in 2016, it was only because one of her children had fallen head over […]
June 10, 2022

Miss Priscilla’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Priscilla, a regal Siberian cat, was nearly 10 years old when Kendra adopted her. The stunning feline had many […]
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 […]

 
February 9, 2021

Athena’s “Happily ever after”

When Kayla’s son found a badly injured dog in a ditch near his bus stop, the family had no idea how extensive her medical issues were. […]
October 29, 2020

Embracing Change: DVAM 2020

By Katie Campbell, RedRover Outreach Manager As October comes to a close, so does another Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Like most of 2020, DVAM has […]
October 22, 2020

Animal Resources for Western U.S. Wildfires

Our hearts are with all the people and animals impacted by the present wildfires. Here is a list of currently available animal emergency shelters and resources […]
October 15, 2020

Helping Animals – One Drawing at a Time

10 year-old Justin of Lapeer, MI wanted a Playstation 4. It was all he talked about, and he’d been saving his money for months. But Justin […]
October 8, 2020

A touching reunion after wildfire heartbreak

By Laurel Meleski, RedRover Program Coordinator II & Facilities Manager Over the last few weeks, I’ve had multiple opportunities to offer hands-on assistance for animals impacted […]
October 7, 2020

You gave Chris & Bella Safe Escape

Our pets provide us with unconditional love, a sense of purpose, and often hope during the most difficult of times. That’s exactly what Bella,* a 2-year-old […]
October 2, 2020

Why I Support the Purple Leash Project: A domestic violence survivor’s story

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In partnership with Purina, RedRover’s Purple Leash Project is working to help people and pets escape abuse together. Here is […]
September 16, 2020

A Happy Tail for Lolly

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator How many times have you found yourself saying, “My pet saved my life”? Perhaps for you, like so […]
September 14, 2020

Paisley’s Hoppy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Just a short time after Maggie adopted her sweet bunny Paisley from a rescue organization, COVID-19 came to […]