RedRover News

September 14, 2015

Valley and Butte Fires: Resources for animals to provide accurate information for pets/large animals lost and found, and ways people in the surrounding area can be helpful.

August 26, 2015

Preventing and preparing for common pet injuries

written by Laurel Meleski, RedRover Relief case manager

Unexpected illness or injuries can be a huge burden to pet owners, both financially and emotionally. Here are a few of the most common injuries and illnesses that our case managers see through the RedRover Relief program, and some things you can do to prepare for or prevent them.

August 24, 2015

Can we help these states create pet-friendly housing?

August 24, 2015

10 years after Katrina, RedRover Responders prepares for pets in disasters

Beth Gammie, RedRover’s Emergency Services Manager, is at the Emergency Response bootcamp this week in Gonzales, Louisiana. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, animal emergency response groups are coming together to train responding personnel about animal rescue and care in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

August 21, 2015

Back to school with RedRover Readers

Fall has arrived, and it's back to school time for RedRover Readers. Here are some exciting updates in the RedRover Readers program:

August 7, 2015

Classroom comes together to help injured pet

 Originally published August 7, 2015 RedRover is renowned for being a “full-circle” organization. We help animals in crisis through our RedRover Responders and RedRover Relief programs […]
July 29, 2015

Upcoming events featuring RedRover's domestic violence programs

The “Link” Across the Lifespan: Animal Abuse’s Links to Child, Domestic & Elder Abuse

(workshop to be presented at The 41st NOVA (National Organization for Victim Assistance) Conference)

July 27, 2015

The artistry of emergency animal sheltering

Written by RedRover Responders volunteer Donna Lagomarsino

July 17, 2015

UPDATE: Animals from last week thriving under volunteer’s care

Last week, we told you about the 150+ animals rescued from a North Carolina property. The animals were living in unsafe and unsanitary conditions, and needed help. Because people like you support RedRover, we were able to send emergency volunteers to the temporary shelter to begin providing immediate daily care to the rescued animals.

June 19, 2012

Ohio puppies on the path to better lives

RedRover Responders volunteer Donna Lagomarsino says goodbye to the 3 mamas and 16 puppies she cared for on this deployment. Donna medicated and cleaned each puppy daily, watched for signs of infection and soothed the mothers. Her peaceful and calm nature spread throughout the "Baby Barn," helping the tiny pups and moms settle in comfortably until rescue groups could take them in.

June 13, 2012

VIDEO: Update on the dogs

RedRover Responders volunteers are in Georgetown, Ohio, to provide temporary sheltering and loving care for dogs who were rescued after their owner surrendered them. Final head count (or "wagging tail count") on Monday was 44 dogs, 22 puppies.

  Watch the video below of a RedRover Responders volunteer taking a dog in for vetting; the dog might be pregnant!


June 12, 2012

VIDEO: Dog Barney with RedRover Responders volunteer

Barney is an older dog who was rescued from unsanitary and dangerous conditions on private property in Brown County, Ohio. RedRover Responders volunteers are caring for the 65+ dogs and puppies; a veterinarian on the scene determined that many of the dogs suffered from mange and medical ailments such as skin infections and untreated wounds.

June 12, 2012

PHOTOS: RedRover Responders in Brown County, Ohio

Our first batch of photos from the hoarding situation in Ohio have been posted to our Facebook page.

June 11, 2012

VIDEO: Dogs rescued from hoarding situation in Ohio

RedRover Emergency Services Manager Beth Gammie describes the dogs' unsanitary living conditions with little or no protection from the elements. A veterinarian on the scene determined that many of the dogs suffered from mange, parvovirus and medical ailments such as skin infections and untreated wounds. "These dogs deserve better, and we're here to make that happen."

Read the press release:

June 11, 2012

VIDEO: RedRover Responders in Ohio

RedRover Responders volunteers are caring for 65+ neglected dogs rescued from unsanitary and dangerous conditions in Brown County, Ohio.

RedRover Emergency Services Manager Beth Gammie talks about a beagle who has just given birth in the temporary shelter: "Her puppies are never going to know the kind of life that she led."

June 11, 2012

Volunteers caring for 65 neglected dogs rescued from Ohio hoarder

RedRover Responders volunteers have deployed to operate a temporary shelter in Brown County, Ohio, for approximately 50 dogs and 15 puppies found living in unsanitary and dangerous conditions on private property in Georgetown.

Seven RedRover Responders volunteers have already traveled from Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Virginia to care for the rescued animals at the temporary shelter. Four more volunteers will arrive later this week.

Read the full press release.

April 30, 2012

RedRover Responders Communications Assistants: Getting the Scoop on Deployments!

Our Communication Assistants (CAs) are volunteers that do the critical work of capturing and conveying the work that RedRover Responders volunteers do at emergency responses. Their photographs and stories appear in our Emergency Response Journal, in photo albums on RedRover’s Facebook page and other RedRover publications, showing the everyday scenes that we all experience while on deployment: bonding with the animals, bringing the scared animals to the front of the cage through caring attention and portraying what being on a deployment is like.

March 30, 2012

RedRover Responders back in Jacksonville

RedRover Responders volunteers are back at it: helping to care for the nearly 700 cats rescued from a failed cat sanctuary in Florida. Eight volunteers travelled to Jacksonville to provide the daily care necessary to give these beleaguered cats a chance at better lives.