RedRover News



November 15, 2022

Changing the landscape for human and animal well-being: Collaborating with Detroit’s Dog Aide

By Helia Zarkhosh, Communications and Marketing Coordinator II It’s not an exaggeration to say that human and animal well-being are inextricably linked. Where there is human […]
November 15, 2022

Love and blessings for Lola

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator After Cynthia lost her sweet older dog Polly to metastatic breast cancer in the spring, she and her other […]
November 15, 2022

“Every animal deserves love”: Carlos’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator “Carlos was a friendly neighborhood cat that I decided to take in. Every animal deserves love and care and […]
November 15, 2022

My first deployment: Supporting survivors in Rhode Island

By Ketia Johnson, Community Outreach Coordinator As RedRover’s Community Outreach Coordinator, much of my work involves assisting domestic violence shelters and animal shelters in creating their […]
November 1, 2022

Onward and upward for rescued beagles

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager I’ve always been a bit of a wandering soul, leading with my heart and doing what felt […]
October 20, 2022

A survivor’s promise: A DVAM Happy Tail

When Katie* gathered the courage to leave her abusive partner with her three kids, the family was devastated to learn that they couldn’t bring their dog, […]
October 13, 2022

A journey of healing: 275 dogs rescued from alleged dogfighting

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager When we received a deployment request from our friends at the Humane Society of the United States […]
October 12, 2022

Helping more pets and survivors find safety in Rhode Island

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and what better time to pick up our power tools and help […]
October 12, 2022

Exciting progress for DV Awareness

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach I’ll be honest – when I joined RedRover in 2016, it was sometimes challenging to engage with domestic […]

 
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 […]
September 11, 2020

Gozer’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator With two dogs, a cockatoo and her sweet cat Gozer, Melissa’s home was rich with love – and […]
September 10, 2020

Emergency Animal Sheltering in the time of COVID-19

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services The coronavirus pandemic has upended so much of normal life, and unfortunately disaster response is no exception. Concerns […]