RedRover News

July 11, 2022

Smiling Violet: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator As 2021 wore on, Haley felt her mental health worsening, hitting its lowest by the beginning of November. She […]
July 11, 2022

A Happy Tail for Hank

By Athena Cardiasmenos, Program Assistant Before entering a domestic violence shelter, Shelley* found herself in circumstances that are all too common for people fleeing abusive situations: […]
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 20, 2022

Enduring bonds: Volunteering in Poland for Ukrainian pets

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services The human-animal bond endures, even in times of war.  I recently took a couple weeks off from my […]

April 24, 2020

Briscoe’s Happy Tail

Briscoe is so much more than a silly face. This three-year-old Victorian Bulldog is a service animal, fulfilling a vital need for his family. Briscoe’s special […]
April 14, 2020

Chloe: A COVID-19 Happy Tail

As we navigate the uncertainty created by COVID-19, our pets continue to be a source of comfort, joy and resilience, reminding us to live in the […]
March 20, 2020

Sheba’s Happy Tail

Not long after rescuing a sweet puppy from the local dump, Shae woke up to find the pup lying on the bedroom floor, lethargic and having […]
March 12, 2020

Meet Heidi: Writer, teacher and lifelong animal-advocate

Meet Heidi Colonna, featured in our March 2020 Teachers’ Humane Education Newsletter as our “Teacher Feature.” Heidi is a contributing writer for Kind News magazine and […]
March 10, 2020

Expanding Hope for Domestic Violence Survivors and Pets

By Erin Bialecki, RedRover Director of Development For RedRover’s programs dedicated to helping pets in domestic violence, 2019 was the biggest year to date. Your support […]
March 10, 2020

Charlie’s Happy Tail

Written and imagined by Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator, based on the family’s grant application At RedRover, we believe that pets are family. If […]
March 9, 2020

Garfield’s Happy Tail

When the handsome and aptly-named orange cat, Garfield, arrived at the veterinary hospital with a low temperature, he was in such extreme pain that he put […]
February 19, 2020

One lucky cat: O’Malley’s Happy Tail

Being a FurEver Friend to the animals is about so much more than your generous monthly donations – it’s about expressing your love and compassion for […]
January 28, 2020

Charlotte’s Happy Tail

In the past, when Anna was in good health, she volunteered hundreds of hours at her local animal shelter and adopted four cats. The last of […]