RedRover News



July 11, 2022

Smiling Violet: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator As 2021 wore on, Haley felt her mental health worsening, hitting its lowest by the beginning of November. She […]
July 11, 2022

A Happy Tail for Hank

By Athena Cardiasmenos, Program Assistant Before entering a domestic violence shelter, Shelley* found herself in circumstances that are all too common for people fleeing abusive situations: […]
June 23, 2022

Collaborating for a Kinder World

By Tara Lenehan, Education Coordinator Collaboration is key to RedRover’s mission, since we know that so much more is possible when we work together for a […]
June 15, 2022

Social and emotional learning: Working at the roots of kindness

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Social and emotional learning – you may have heard this term recently. It’s a buzzword of late that’s been conflated with […]
June 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Laurel

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications and Marketing Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for […]
June 10, 2022

Kind News magazine features cool careers with animals

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II The goal of Kind News magazine is to inspire kids to show empathy towards people and animals and support children’s […]
June 10, 2022

Gunny’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Crystal first adopted Gunny in 2016, it was only because one of her children had fallen head over […]
June 10, 2022

Miss Priscilla’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Priscilla, a regal Siberian cat, was nearly 10 years old when Kendra adopted her. The stunning feline had many […]
May 20, 2022

Enduring bonds: Volunteering in Poland for Ukrainian pets

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services The human-animal bond endures, even in times of war.  I recently took a couple weeks off from my […]

 
October 4, 2021

In the Spirit of Empathy: Supporting the human-animal bond through crises

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Few among us can say they escaped the myriad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, we have all […]
September 16, 2021

The best possible ending for Monument Fire pets: Stories from the ground

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager Descending into Sacramento, California, the smoke was noticeable. It seeped into the airplane cabin, and passengers began […]
September 13, 2021

Sheb’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Jesse entered her local animal shelter in 2019 as a single woman, and left as a mother of […]
September 13, 2021

Doing my part: Helping animals impacted by wildfires

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach A co-worker checked in with me following the recent Caldor Fire deployment to see how I was doing. […]
September 13, 2021

Huge strides in Safe Housing

Our Safe Housing grant program helps domestic violence shelters create pet housing options to allow pets and people to escape abuse together. And wow, has this […]
September 13, 2021

A Second Chance for China

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator An avid dog lover, Andrea had endless stories to tell about the strays and rescue pups she had […]
September 13, 2021

Providing for Your Companion Animal

Providing for Your Companion Animal The following is intended to provide general information as a helpful guide you can use to protect your animals, and is […]
September 13, 2021

Pet Care Guidelines

Pet Care and Guidelines 5 Holiday-Season Dangers for Dogs – and How to Protect Your Pet Everything from decorative plants to Christmas dinner can be toxic […]
September 13, 2021

Resources on Pet Benefits, Costs, Safety and Quality of Life

Resources on Pet Benefits, Costs, Safety and Quality of Life 5 Ways to Show Your Pet Gratitude Tips and exercises for expressing gratitude toward your pets. […]