RedRover News



May 22, 2018

Sunny the parrot finds Safe Escape

RedRover Safe Escape grants help to cover the cost of pet boarding while domestic violence survivors are staying in a domestic violence shelter. Through the years, […]
May 22, 2018

Emergency Animal Sheltering: Keeping Families Together

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services This past storm and wildfire season in 2017 was a very busy time for the RedRover Responders!  In […]
May 16, 2018

Latest RedRover Readers program book addition “Rescue & Jessica” written by Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors

RedRover is excited to announce the addition of the book Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship to the RedRover Readers program curriculum. This sweet story is […]
May 16, 2018

 More reasons to play with your dog

Looking for an excuse to take time to play? Research suggests play is good for the brain, so go ahead and take that time – and […]
May 15, 2018

Hunner’s Happy Tail

Hunner, a 13-year-old basset hound, is Virginia’s best friend. When he developed an infection in his mouth and needed four to five teeth removed, Virginia was […]
May 2, 2018

Because Pets Are Family
Thank you for your “Big Dog” support!

We believe that pets are family. And when a family member is in crisis, we do everything we can to help.   In 2017, we reached […]
April 25, 2018

The Big Day of Giving on May 3: Building stronger community and a kinder society

By Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President & CEO RedRover believes communities are stronger when people and organizations work together to improve the quality of life for both […]
April 16, 2018

Happy National Volunteer Week!

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we asked our RedRover Responders volunteers to share their experience of deploying with RedRover. Read their stories below. “My favorite part […]
March 28, 2018

Winston the Bunny’s Happy Tail

As a pet bunny, some of Winston Smith’s favorite activities are snuggling with his guardian and hopping around his living room. But when the five-month-old rabbit’s […]

 
June 4, 2014

An angel waiting in the wings

Mary needed a miracle. Miss Kitty, her rescued cat, needed emergency care but Mary couldn’t afford the high cost of treatment. Mary was determined to find a way to save Miss Kitty. Luckily for her, an angel was waiting in the wings...

June 4, 2014

An angel waiting in the wings

Mary needed a miracle. Miss Kitty, her rescued cat, needed emergency care but Mary couldn’t afford the high cost of treatment. Mary was determined to find a way to save Miss Kitty. Luckily for her, an angel was waiting in the wings...

May 20, 2014

You inspire! Heather and Blue's story

When we reached out to you last month to help Reiki, a service dog who needed emergency surgery, we were overwhelmed by your generosity. Heather, a fellow supporter, was especially inspired by the way our RedRover community came together to help Reiki. You see, Heather has her own incredible rescue story, and she knows how much it means when the community rallies together to support a family in need.

May 20, 2014

Your support saved Clover from abuse!

After living in fear of abuse and violence for months, Andrea* said, “enough.” She was ready to escape her batterer, but only if she could bring her little terrier mix, Clover, with her.

May 20, 2014

Life at RedRover with Esperanza Zuniga

Ever wonder what life is like at RedRover? We interviewed Esperanza Zuniga, RedRover Relief program manager on her insights on hope, what it means to make a difference, and the three pet safety tips every responsible pet parent should follow!

Q. Tell us something special about yourself!

May 16, 2014

New Hampshire Senate votes to include pets in domestic violence protection orders

Victory in New Hampshire! A state Senate panel has approved a measure that includes pets in domestic violence protective orders! New Hampshire is now the 27th state looking to include pets in protective orders for victims of domestic violence or stalking. Congratulations New Hampshire! We hope this will encourage more states to consider passing similar measures to protect pets and their families!

May 13, 2014

Happy Ending: Sarkozy

Do you remember ever being on a ramen noodle-and-pizza kind of budget? College students Katelyn and Katie do, but regardless of their tight budget, they’re determined to do anything to keep their cat, Sarkozy, happy and safe. Katelyn and Katie think of Sarkozy as more than just a pet – they consider her part of the family. “Sarkozy is my life, I love her so much and I hate seeing her in pain,” Katelyn told us.

May 13, 2014

Happy Ending: Sarkozy

Do you remember ever being on a ramen noodle-and-pizza kind of budget? College students Katelyn and Katie do, but regardless of their tight budget, they’re determined to do anything to keep their cat, Sarkozy, happy and safe. Katelyn and Katie think of Sarkozy as more than just a pet – they consider her part of the family. “Sarkozy is my life, I love her so much and I hate seeing her in pain,” Katelyn told us.

May 9, 2014

Lessons from Louie

by RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel

Have you read The Huffington Post’s “16 Ways My Dog Has Made Me a Better Parent” by Kathryn Kefauver? It has inspired me to reflect on the different ways my own pets have helped make me a better parent.