RedRover News



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.

May 6, 2014

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Written by RedRover Education Manager Karly Noel

May 2, 2014

Shocking PSA puts pets and domestic violence in the spotlight

As an organization working to bring animals from crisis to care, RedRover takes pride in celebrating the success of other groups working to help animals and people.

April 30, 2014

Want people to feel more empathy? Give them a good book!

Written by RedRover President and CEO Nicole Forsyth

If you have ever lost yourself in a good book – where you feel you are in the mind of the characters, feeling what they are feeling – you would not be surprised to discover that reading high quality literature is linked to an increased Theory of Mind (the ability to understand others’ mental states) and empathy. Last October, an exciting article came out in The New York Times that demonstrates this phenomenon.

April 28, 2014

Resources for Arkansas and south-central United States tornado victims

RedRover Responders stands at the ready to provide animal emergency sheltering assistance for animals displaced by the Arkansas and south-central United States tornadoes. Here is a list of currently available animal emergency shelters and resources.


 
December 20, 2010

Top 11 Emergency Response Moments of 2010

We asked Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager, to identify the top ten moments from our emergency sheltering responses in 2010. But we had 11 responses this year, and naturally Janell had a great memory from each one!
 

December 6, 2010

Suffering finally ends, healing begins, for rescued puppy mill dogs

December 4, 2010

Five shelters take in rescued puppy mill dogs

Great news -- the 100+ dogs rescued from an Indiana puppy mill on December 1 have been transferred to other organizations for further care and eventual adoption.

The dogs will be adopted out through the following animal shelters:

December 3, 2010

Vets confirm rescued Indiana dogs have medical problems typically found in puppy mills

Submitted by EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson of Kildeer, Illinois

   

December 2, 2010

Puppy mill dogs get second chance

We received the following update from EARS volunteer Debbie Ferguson of Kildeer, Illinois, who is at the temporary shelter UAN is running for 100 dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Greene County, Indiana yesterday:

December 1, 2010

100 rescued puppy mill dogs in Indiana get TLC

Today UAN volunteers began yet another effort to give rescued puppy mill dogs the care, attention and affection they have never experienced before.

December 1, 2010

Praise for UAN volunteers

Jamie Batt, one of the amazing
November 30, 2010

Rescued rats safe, well cared for

Submitted by EARS volunteer Norma Rodriguez of Bellflower, California

November 23, 2010

Rats make international news!

The story of the rescued rats is popping up nationwide and even as far as Great Britain and Australia!