RedRover News

August 11, 2021

Informational Zoom Series: RedRover Readers

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a RedRover Responders volunteer? Or what the difference is between a Safe Escape, Safe Housing, Urgent Care, […]
August 11, 2021

Chewy’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Last fall, Katie was having a very difficult time in medical school. She saw firsthand the huge toll […]
August 11, 2021

Reunited: How Carrie and Penelope found their way home

According to a recent survey by the Urban Resource Institute (URI) and the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline), 72% of domestic violence survivors are not aware […]
August 11, 2021

Three Paws and Three Cheers for Zowie

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Who rescued whom? It’s a cliché we see on bumper stickers and social media posts alike, but for […]
August 4, 2021

My service dog, my hero: Cinnamon’s Happy Tail

By Lisa, RedRover Relief Urgent Care grant recipient In October of 2020, I adopted a dog named Cinnamon from a rescue organization. I was told that […]
July 21, 2021

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

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications Coordinator In the latest edition of our “Behind the Scenes at RedRover” series, RedRover Program Coordinator Minhhan Lam shares her journey […]
July 14, 2021

Making a difference for survivors

Since 2007, RedRover has awarded over a million dollars in grants to help care for and shelter animals displaced by family violence. Through our Safe Housing […]
July 14, 2021

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

In 2007, the staff at Prince William SPCA noticed something was missing in their community. An all-volunteer nonprofit in Prince William County, Virginia, they had programs […]
July 14, 2021

Lucky Luna’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Luna is a survivor…and a very good girl. In 2018, her then-owner abandoned her on the side of […]

May 15, 2019

Daisy’s Happy Tail

Daisy the pittie is a loved and treasured part of her family. Her favorite human, Silas, is a young child on the Autism spectrum and is […]
May 13, 2019

Kuzma’s Happy Tail

“As my son drove along a country road, he noticed a small white patch protruding from a bush. This caught his attention and he continued to […]
April 11, 2019

Lucky’s Happy Tail

Two months into recovering from brain surgery, Katie came across an ad online for a tiny female ferret someone had found at a nearby shopping center. […]
March 22, 2019

Yoshi’s Happy Tail

Yoshi has been Sara’s silly but steadfast companion for more than ten years and was always there for her in her worst times. “Yoshi is everything […]
March 11, 2019

Belue’s Happy Tail

“Belue is basically my son. I would do anything for him. He came to me as a three-week-old kitten, scrawny and in need of round-the-clock care […]
March 8, 2019

Hime’s Happy Tail

Jessica and her partner Saraph were already compassionate friends of feral cats when they found Hime in a barn shortly after the sweet little kitten was […]
February 7, 2019

A Kitten’s Resilience: Isaac’s Happy Tail

Ann is an animal lover – so when she found an injured kitten, she didn’t think twice about bringing him home. She named the little feline […]
January 14, 2019

Grimm’s Happy Tail

After not having a pet for more than 10 years, Heather decided adopting a cat could help her cope while living with Crohn’s disease. She could […]
December 27, 2018

Missy’s Happy Tail

Greg had always taken pains to give his Pomeranian, Missy, the best care possible. In 2011, he rescued her from a breeder where she had been […]