RedRover News



April 13, 2021

Winnie’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For Skeeter (they/them/their), there is one form of therapy that has been the most rewarding in managing their […]
April 8, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Beth

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 […]
March 19, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Devon

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 […]
March 11, 2021

One in a million: A Happy Tail for George

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator “George is one in a million. My husband calls him his little buddy. I found [George] in 2009 […]
March 11, 2021

A “Banner” year

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When Anna adopted Banner in March of 2020, she had no idea her little 13-lb fuzzball would grow […]
March 10, 2021

A journey of healing: South Korean dog rescue

In October 2020, I traveled to Maryland to help our friends at the Humane Society of the United States set up a temporary shelter for 140+ […]
March 8, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Tara

What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when people have nowhere else to turn? […]
March 1, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Nicolette

What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when people have nowhere else to turn? […]
February 25, 2021

New RedRover Readers Program Book – Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me

RedRover is excited to announce the addition of the book Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me, written by Eloise Greenfield and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, to […]

 
May 10, 2017

Meet our "Bond" contest winner!

By Maggie McMullen, Ottawa, Canada

Keegan came to me as an emergency foster from a backyard breeder.  This breeder chose to breed for appearance, regardless of the chances that the pups could be born with physical defects.

Keegan was about three months old, and I had just found out my dream career was not to be, as the company was claiming bankruptcy. I felt so destroyed and confused.

April 27, 2017

Volunteer spotlight: RedRover Responders volunteers share their experience

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we asked our RedRover Responders volunteers to share their experience of deploying with RedRover. Read their stories below.

“It’s invigorating. I thought I was going to be tired every day, and I have found that being around these people that are here for the same reason, from all walks of life, by the end of the day I’m not tired at all...You feel like you have an extended family now.” - RedRover Responders volunteer Donna Gonder, 2016 WA domestic violence shelter build

April 26, 2017

Volunteer spotlight: Andy Bass looks back on 21 years as a RedRover Responders volunteer

Andy Bass took the RedRover Responders volunteer training 21 years ago. His first deployment with RedRover (then UAN) was 8 years later for Hurricane Charley in Bartow, FL. Here, he shares an article he wrote about his experience in 2004, followed by his reflections today.

As I head up the turnpike from Fort Lauderdale to central Florida, a drive I have made many times as a dog rescuer, three thoughts cross my mind.

April 24, 2017

Volunteer spotlight: Patty Sprong, RedRover Responders volunteer

By Patty Sprong, RedRover Responders volunteer

April 20, 2017

This dog is a hero – and now she needs our help

As you're reading this, Leila, a beautiful tan dog with soulful brown eyes, is recovering from surgery to treat life-threatening injuries she sustained by protecting a family friend from physical abuse.

April 11, 2017

Support the PAWS Act

The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act will not only allow victims to recover costs of veterinary care, it prohibits abusers from crossing state lines to harm pets, and it creates federal funding to provide emergency shelter to victims’ pets.

April 10, 2017

Thank you for giving BIG for animals!

You did it! Because of you, we not only met our goal for the Big Day of Giving - we surpassed it! Thanks to your generosity, we were able to raise more than $17,000 in one day for animals and people in crisis. Your dedication and kindness showed that together, we can do so much.

April 6, 2017

Top 3 Preventable Pet Illnesses and Injuries

written by Laurel Meleski, RedRover Program Coordinator II

April 3, 2017

RedRover named a Top Rated Pet Charity for 2017

This article was researched and written by Kyle Holgate of the pet blog Woof & Whiskers

Is the welfare of animals near and dear to your heart? If so, you’d be deeply saddened to know that The Humane Society estimates that 2.4 million healthy pets are euthanized every year in the United States due to overpopulation.