By Karly Noel, RedRover Director of Education and Outreach
Today I witnessed something beautiful. I visit elementary schools often in my role at RedRover, but this time was different. This time I experienced more than just story sharing and thoughtful students commenting about helping others. Today I saw the power that children have to warm the hearts of adults and give them hope for a better tomorrow.
By Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President and CEO
Each year, the RedRover Relief program helps hundreds of animals by providing financial and emotional support to pet owners when their companions need lifesaving veterinary care.
These animals are living healthy, happy lives thanks to your generous support.
By guest blogger Jenny Wise
If you have always loved dogs and wish you could adopt all of them from your local shelter, you are a prime candidate for fostering a dog. Some people shy away from becoming a foster home for dogs because they are not sure exactly how it works or what the time and financial commitments would be. But fostering a dog is an important service that is manageable for most people. If you have been considering fostering a dog, our three tips will help you get started.
Our RedRover Readers volunteer facilitators are dedicated to making a difference in tomorrow’s world. Dr. Catherine Faver and Dr. Janet Martinez are two examples of compassion in action, as they inspire children to make the world a more compassionate place for people and animals.
Randall, a RedRover Relief recipient, shares his story
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month – the perfect time to express our gratitude for our older pets and all they bring to our lives!
Sometimes we get busy and forget to listen to those we love. Practice active listening with your pets. Do they come to you asking for walks, play time or belly rubs? If so, stop and let them know you’re listening. Here’s a list to get you started:
Cat has dedicated her life to rescuing and caring for abused and neglected animals. So when she heard that Sammy, an 87-year-old desert tortoise, needed a new home, she couldn’t turn him away. Although it’s difficult to know exactly what his life has been like throughout his many years, the damage to his shell was clearly an indication of abuse.
Students and teachers at Golden Empire Elementary School in Sacramento, California, have reason to smile these days: They now have a classroom transformed into a place for students to participate in the RedRover Readers program. Golden Empire Elementary has fully adopted the RedRover Readers program and uses it to promote positive relationship skills on campus.