RedRover News



April 28, 2014

RedRover Responders update: Arkansas and south-central United States tornado situation

Beginning Monday morning, as the deadly tornadoes struck the regions of the South and Midwest including Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa, RedRover Emergency Services Manager Beth Gammie has been reaching out to offer RedRover Responders' support to our partners and animal shelters in the area.

April 16, 2014

Fish friends mean comfort for family in domestic violence shelter

Christina is a domestic violence survivor. She suffered abuse in her home at the hands of her partner, fearing for her own life and the life of her five-year-old son, Damien.

When Christina made the difficult decision to escape her abuser, she knew she would need support to get her whole family out safely.

April 16, 2014

Fish friends mean comfort for family in domestic violence shelter

Christina is a domestic violence survivor. She suffered abuse in her home at the hands of her partner, fearing for her own life and the life of her five-year-old son, Damien.

When Christina made the difficult decision to escape her abuser, she knew she would need support to get her whole family out safely.

April 15, 2014

Thank you for helping Reiki!

Because of your support, we were able to help Reiki, a seven-year-old golden retriever service dog who needed lifesaving surgery to survive.

April 15, 2014

Thank you for helping Reiki!

Because of your support, we were able to help Reiki, a seven-year-old golden retriever service dog who needed lifesaving surgery to survive.

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.


 
November 22, 2010

In search of the ideal pet

What's a good choice if you want a pet who is smart, affectionate and clean? The answer might surprise you ...

November 22, 2010

Welcome to the rat race

It's been a busy day here at the emergency shelter UAN's Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers are running for 1,000 rats rescued from an overrun home in southern California last week.

November 21, 2010

Rat rescue: A UAN first

There is a first time for everything, and this is a first for United Animal Nations: a rat rescue. This weekend, a dozen of UAN’s Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers from California are caring for approximately 1,000 rats removed from an overrun home in Southern California on Thursday and Friday.

September 17, 2010

Animals rescued from hoarding: One volunteer's perspective

September 14, 2010

Rescued Montana dogs settling in at Colorado shelter

Today we received some photos and an update from EARS volunteer Marsha Steckling, who visited five  of the Montana dogs transferred to the

September 9, 2010

Latest News Article on the Montana Dogs

Hoarded dogs sent to Larimer Humane Society, The Coloradoan, Fort Collins

September 8, 2010

EARS gives Montana dogs a second chance

Submitted by UAN Emergency Services Manager Janell Matthies

September 7, 2010

Great photos of the rescued Montana dogs

Many thanks to EARS volunteer Marsha Steckling from Boulder, Colorado for these wonderful pictures.

September 7, 2010

Remaining Montana dogs bound for Colorado

Submitted by Ruth Koehler of Western Montana

September 5, 2010

Good news last night. Shelters in Colorado will be taking the rest of the dogs. They will be loaded on the van first thing Sunday morning and head out for their new homes in Colorado. There are some great dogs in there, and some that will require a lot of TLC. Thank Heaven for large shelters that have the money and the time to spend to assure a great foster or forever home placement.