RedRover News



February 5, 2021

Milo’s “tri-paw’d” Happy Tail

Throughout 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, Justina’s most reliable source of joy and relief has been her six-year-old cat, Milo. In December 2019, she and her […]
January 12, 2021

Providing safe haven at Safe Voices Maine

In August 2019, RedRover Responders teamed up with Rescue Rebuild, a program of Greater Good Charities, to help transform one of the shelters at Safe Voices, a domestic […]
January 11, 2021

Sheltering Ruby: Helping pets during COVID-19

Michelle and her parents adopted Ruby, a fluffy little maltese, in late 2019. From the moment she saw Ruby, Michelle knew that she wanted to give […]
January 11, 2021

Safe Housing grants: On-the-ground impact

RedRover’s Safe Housing grants not only enable domestic violence shelters to create on- and off-site space to house pets, they also allow animal shelters to build dedicated […]
January 11, 2021

Answering the call for help: Training RedRover Responders volunteers online

The RedRover Responders volunteer corps are the backbone of our efforts to provide lifesaving care and sheltering for animal victims of natural disasters, puppy mills, hoarding, […]
January 11, 2021

Championing RedRover Readers in Long Beach

The RedRover Readers program continues to grow, thanks to passionate educators across the country. We recently partnered with the Long Beach Parks and Recreation Department to […]
January 11, 2021

From orphan to beloved companion: Saving Baby Bear

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When it rains, it pours – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jessica was having a particularly hard time. […]
January 11, 2021

Tiny Tim’s Triumph

By Devon Krusko, RedRover Field Services and Outreach Coordinator When I traveled to the Humane Society of Marlboro County last November, I was thrilled to find […]
December 15, 2020

Keep pets safe in winter temperatures

Pets don't fare much better than people in the cold. With heavy rains, snow and low temperatures this winter, RedRover wants to remind you of a few tips to help keep your furry family members safe and warm.


 
January 19, 2017

Kid-friendly tools for ending animal cruelty

When teachers like Susan Kosko, a Reading Support teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, use the RedRover Readers program, they see amazing things happen.

“My students learn valuable lessons from your books," Susan tells us. "They approach challenging subject matters in an age-appropriate manner. RedRover Readers provides teachers with the tools to address animal cruelty in a kid-friendly manner."

January 19, 2017

You saved Joe’s life!

Joe was the smallest of five kittens when Karen rescued the whole litter from an abandoned barn and adopted them into her family. As a single mom working three jobs, Karen is so grateful for the joy the cats bring to her and her son, especially when things get tough.

January 19, 2017

Giving survivor dogs a soft landing

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services

I am here on the ground in Vero Beach, Florida, along with volunteer Team Leader Andy Bass, helping take care of dogs rescued from the dog meat trade in South Korea. The Humane Society of Vero Beach is graciously hosting these dogs, and is even taken on placing approximately 20 of these dogs.

January 13, 2017

Pet resolutions: Putting our best #pawsforward in 2017

This year, in honor of our 30th anniversary, pets of RedRover staff got in on the New Year's resolution fun with a few goals of their own:

Still looking for a resolution? Help animals all year long by becoming a FurEver Friend.

December 12, 2016

The many faces of gratitude

By Karly Noel, RedRover Director of Education and Outreach

Have you ever noticed that when you think about something often enough, you start seeing examples of it everywhere? For instance, when I was trying to decide if I should sell my old red Honda Accord, I saw that car everywhere I went...or when I was pregnant and it seemed like the only people out and about were mothers with their young babies. 

December 8, 2016

Give the gift of reading!

It’s the season of giving, and books can be a magical way to share the gifts of awareness and empathy. The RedRover staff has come together to compile a list of our favorite books that would make great gifts. We hope you and the loved ones on your gift list enjoy RedRover’s recommended books!

December 2, 2016

Today I witnessed something beautiful

By Karly Noel, RedRover Director of Education and Outreach

Today I witnessed something beautiful. I visit elementary schools often in my role at RedRover, but this time was different. This time I experienced more than just story sharing and thoughtful students commenting about helping others. Today I saw the power that children have to warm the hearts of adults and give them hope for a better tomorrow.

November 16, 2016

Staying Resilient During Difficult Times

By Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President and CEO

November 15, 2016

3 Tips for Dog Fostering

By guest blogger Jenny Wise

If you have always loved dogs and wish you could adopt all of them from your local shelter, you are a prime candidate for fostering a dog. Some people shy away from becoming a foster home for dogs because they are not sure exactly how it works or what the time and financial commitments would be. But fostering a dog is an important service that is manageable for most people. If you have been considering fostering a dog, our three tips will help you get started.