RedRover News



February 13, 2018

A champion for animals, kids – and Chocolate!

Vanessa Kalinowski is a teacher who’s passionate about helping animals and people in her community. Ever since she took the RedRover Readers training in August 2010, […]
February 5, 2018

VIDEO: Help spread connection and awareness

At a time of so much violence and disconnection, RedRover is pioneering a unique approach to preventing cruelty and ensuring a kinder world – by helping children develop empathy.
January 19, 2018

Helping children deal with trauma

By Tara Lenehan, RedRover Education Coordinator Over the past year, California has battled multiple natural disasters, including the state’s worst wildfire to date, the Thomas Fire. […]
January 17, 2018

A New Lease on Life for Airlifted Dog from Puerto Rico

Last October, RedRover Responders volunteers cared for almost 400 dogs and cats airlifted from shelters in Puerto Rico by The Humane Society of the United States […]
January 16, 2018

Remembering “The Forgotten Rabbit”

The Forgotten Rabbit is a book that is doing so much good for rabbits. Here’s a lovely testimonial of how this book helped one little rabbit […]
January 16, 2018

#Paws4Love Video Contest

               How do you show love for your pet? RedRover and Russell Stover Chocolates are joining forces this Valentine’s Day […]
January 11, 2018

You saved Molly the Christmas puppy

We’re so inspired by the stories of why our donors choose to give. A recent RedRover Relief recipient, Laurie, sent this note with a donation: I […]
November 27, 2017

This Giving Tuesday, give animals like Charlie a second chance

What does “home” mean to you? When Hurricane Irma forced Trenatee to evacuate her Florida home, she learned the hard way what “home” really is. She […]
November 27, 2017

RedRover Responders looks back on 30 years

By Susie Robert, RedRover Director of Programs Looking back over the last three decades, it’s interesting to see how much animal disaster response has changed. Today, there […]

 
April 11, 2014

Hoppy Spring from Boo Boo!

After all Michael had been through, he couldn’t imagine losing his friend Boo Boo, a therapy rabbit. As an Army veteran and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) sufferer, Michael depends on Boo Boo for help through tough times. “Boo Boo was given to me as part of a veteran program to help with PTSD,” Michael said. “He is house-trained and is with me 24 hours a day.

April 10, 2014

Domestic violence survivor speaks out

No one should have to choose between their own safety and the safety of their pets. Watch domestic violence survivor Alexis Moore tell her story, and help RedRover keep families and pets stay safely together.

 

April 1, 2014

What’s wrong with talking animals in children’s books?

Anthropomorphism in children’s literature

What happens when a child’s early impressions of animals are primarily stories of animals talking and wearing clothes? Recent research suggests books with anthropomorphized animal characters “lead to less learning and influence childrens’ conceptual knowledge about animals.”

March 20, 2014

Mystique’s Angel

When a stray black-and-white Shih Tzu mix wandered up to Belinda in a vacant lot, she had no idea how lucky her life had become. The little dog (now named Mystique) was covered in mats and debris that made it painful for her to walk and move.

March 20, 2014

Mystique’s Angel

When a stray black-and-white Shih Tzu mix wandered up to Belinda in a vacant lot, she had no idea how lucky her life had become. The little dog (now named Mystique) was covered in mats and debris that made it painful for her to walk and move.

March 18, 2014

VIDEO: Jefferson County puppy mill

RedRover Responders volunteers deployed to Arkansas, to assist The Humane Society of the United States in caring for over 180 animals found living in neglectful conditions on a Jefferson County property.

 

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March 14, 2014

Counting our blessings with volunteers like Donna Lagomarsino

With over 3,000 trained and active RedRover Responders volunteers, it takes a special kind of person to stand out as a leader. Donna Lagomarsino is one of those leaders; she uses her special skills as an educator and workshop facilitator to train future volunteers. Learn what she had to say when we interviewed her about her experience volunteering with RedRover.

March 14, 2014

A genuine desire to make a difference can make all the difference for animals in crisis

RedRover is able to bring animals out of crisis and into care through our network of RedRover Responders volunteers available on a moment’s notice to deploy. One of those volunteers is Paula Redinger who first deployed with us in 2003 to help the animal victims of the Southern California fires.

March 5, 2014

A new start for 180+ animals rescued in Arkansas

“This is their last night there.”

These were the words of Emergency Services Manager, Beth Gammie, the night before over 180 animals were seized from a suspected puppy mill in Jefferson County, Arkansas. Last week, RedRover assisted the Humane Society of the United States and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with various other volunteer groups in the rescue and care of the 121 dogs, 11 exotic birds, 19 chickens, 20 horses and multiple cats, rabbits and turtles that were removed from the Jefferson County property.