RedRover News



July 21, 2021

Beauty in our roots: My journey to animal welfare and humane education

July 14, 2021

Making a difference for survivors

July 14, 2021

A journey of kindness: How one little organization is making a big difference

July 14, 2021

Lucky Luna’s Happy Tail

July 14, 2021

Humane Hero Rashad Evans on youth activism

July 14, 2021

Beautiful Bella: A kitten’s tale

July 14, 2021

A lifesaving NextStep

June 16, 2021

Giving Stray Animals New Life: On the ground in Houston June 24-25

June 16, 2021

A Cat with a Hat: Calleigh’s Happy Tail


 
July 7, 2017

When wildlife appears at your front door

By Laurel Meleski, Program Coordinator II

One of my favorite things about living in the Sacramento area is being so close to the river. There are some beautiful trails to walk, and you can see birds, deer, and squirrels year-round. Even so, my 4th of July weekend was notably full of wildlife this year. In addition to the wildlife I usually see, I got to see a family of river otters on the South Mokelumne River, plus two coyote and four beaver on the American River. Then I saw, up close and personal, eight baby opossum on my doorstep.

July 5, 2017

How to Prevent the “Summer Slide”

Summer is a much needed break for teachers, students and parents - but sometimes when the inertia of classwork ceases, so can students’ exposure to educational resources. Here are some ideas to minimize the “summer slide.”

July 5, 2017

Summer Reading List for All Ages

Looking for summer reading for every age? Try these from RedRover’s Recommended Books with Humane Themes book list:

Ages 2+:
What’s in a Woof is a fun and colorful book about understanding dogs’ special ways of communicating. This book is perfect for reading to children who are learning word recognition and who would enjoy looking at vibrant pictures of dogs. There is even a coloring book where children can color in pictures of dogs throughout the book!

June 22, 2017

Three cheers for Jarvis the therapy dog!

When Jennifer decided to dedicate her career to helping disabled and elderly individuals, she wanted to adopt a dog that could join her when working with her clients. Jarvis, a former stray at her local shelter, ended up being her perfect match.

June 22, 2017

Three cheers for Jarvis the therapy dog!

When Jennifer decided to dedicate her career to helping disabled and elderly individuals, she wanted to adopt a dog that could join her when working with her clients. Jarvis, a former stray at her local shelter, ended up being her perfect match.

June 13, 2017

Pet Preparedness Month: Essential tips for pet safety

It’s easy to remember to prepare for ourselves in case of an emergency, but what about our pets? Join RedRover in celebrating Pet Preparedness Month by setting aside emergency items that are often overlooked by pet owners.

In case of an emergency, prepare the following for your pet(s):

June 12, 2017

Eyewitness to Humankind: RedRover Responders looks back

By Jeane Westin
From Northern California flood response, 1997

I guess I’d grown cynical. Over the years the wrong presidential candidates were elected, vicious crime seemed to dominate the news of the nation, and in my own neighborhood a depraved cat torturer was on the loose. I wasn’t always an enthusiastic booster of the human race. Until Saturday, January 4, 1997.

May 25, 2017

Cat-tastrophe! Solving Cat Overpopulation Sites

In April 2016, our RedRover Responders team deployed to Core Creek, Pennsylvania, to assist with a large-scale Trap-Treat-Neuter-Place/Return program for hundreds of community cats. RedRover Director of Field Services, Beth Gammie, wrote about the experience of using collaboration to create a solution for a seemingly impossible situation.

May 11, 2017

You were their saving grace

When a veterinary emergency threatened the incredible bond that Chloe, a nine-year-old Chihuahua/Pug mix, shared with her “mom,” Susan, your support of RedRover was their saving grace.