RedRover News



May 17, 2021

Off to Work We Go: Tips to Prepare Our Dogs

By Devon Krusko, CPDT-KA, Field Services and Outreach Coordinator My daily life – and likely yours – looks different than it used to, and it’s different […]
May 14, 2021

Five Animal-Themed Books to Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by reading animal-themed books by Asian American authors with your children or students! These stories highlight the human-animal […]
May 14, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Katie

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when […]
May 13, 2021

Bringing RedRover Readers to New Brunswick!

Since schools transitioned to virtual learning during the pandemic, the RedRover Readers program has been able to reach students from all over the world. Last month […]
May 10, 2021

All Smiles for Leo

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Ginna could always see the potential in something that just needed a little TLC. She had successfully channeled […]
May 10, 2021

Harley’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When Lisa lost her job in October, she turned to her sweet older Collie mix Harley for comfort […]
May 4, 2021

On the ground with Nicole: Building Safe Housing in New Hampshire

By Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President and CEO  In mid-April, I had the opportunity to spend four days on the ground at the Monadnock Humane Society in […]
April 15, 2021

A Safe Escape for Lisa and Cooper

After escaping her abuser, Lisa* sought refuge at a domestic violence shelter with her son and their 29-pound poodle mix named Cooper* — only to be […]
April 13, 2021

Pirate’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Three years ago, Amy* left a violent relationship behind after her husband turned his abuse on their young […]

 
June 22, 2017

Three cheers for Jarvis the therapy dog!

When Jennifer decided to dedicate her career to helping disabled and elderly individuals, she wanted to adopt a dog that could join her when working with her clients. Jarvis, a former stray at her local shelter, ended up being her perfect match.

June 13, 2017

Pet Preparedness Month: Essential tips for pet safety

It’s easy to remember to prepare for ourselves in case of an emergency, but what about our pets? Join RedRover in celebrating Pet Preparedness Month by setting aside emergency items that are often overlooked by pet owners.

In case of an emergency, prepare the following for your pet(s):

June 12, 2017

Eyewitness to Humankind: RedRover Responders looks back

By Jeane Westin
From Northern California flood response, 1997

I guess I’d grown cynical. Over the years the wrong presidential candidates were elected, vicious crime seemed to dominate the news of the nation, and in my own neighborhood a depraved cat torturer was on the loose. I wasn’t always an enthusiastic booster of the human race. Until Saturday, January 4, 1997.

May 25, 2017

Cat-tastrophe! Solving Cat Overpopulation Sites

In April 2016, our RedRover Responders team deployed to Core Creek, Pennsylvania, to assist with a large-scale Trap-Treat-Neuter-Place/Return program for hundreds of community cats. RedRover Director of Field Services, Beth Gammie, wrote about the experience of using collaboration to create a solution for a seemingly impossible situation.

May 11, 2017

“A fantastic reminder of how compassionate humans can be”

By Katie Campbell, RedRover Outreach and Partnerships Coordinator

May 11, 2017

Lifesaving help for a veteran’s best friend

Brandon is a disabled veteran whose closest companion is his beloved Dalmatian, Baby Girl. Brandon and Baby Girl had been living in Colorado when he decided to move back to his hometown in Pennsylvania. He packed up all their belongings and headed out with a truck, a travel trailer and Baby Girl by his side. Everything was going well until the draft of a passing semi sent his trailer fishtailing down a Missouri highway. Unable to regain control, Brandon’s truck and trailer flipped and rolled four times before coming to a stop.

May 11, 2017

You were their saving grace

When a veterinary emergency threatened the incredible bond that Chloe, a nine-year-old Chihuahua/Pug mix, shared with her “mom,” Susan, your support of RedRover was their saving grace.

May 11, 2017

You were their saving grace

When a veterinary emergency threatened the incredible bond that Chloe, a nine-year-old Chihuahua/Pug mix, shared with her “mom,” Susan, your support of RedRover was their saving grace.

May 11, 2017

Lifesaving help for a veteran’s best friend

Brandon is a disabled veteran whose closest companion is his beloved Dalmatian, Baby Girl. Brandon and Baby Girl had been living in Colorado when he decided to move back to his hometown in Pennsylvania. He packed up all their belongings and headed out with a truck, a travel trailer and Baby Girl by his side. Everything was going well until the draft of a passing semi sent his trailer fishtailing down a Missouri highway. Unable to regain control, Brandon’s truck and trailer flipped and rolled four times before coming to a stop.