RedRover News



February 25, 2021

New RedRover Readers Program Book – Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me

RedRover is excited to announce the addition of the book Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me, written by Eloise Greenfield and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, to […]
February 11, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Rachel

What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when people have nowhere else to turn? […]
February 11, 2021

Bringing empathy home

RedRover is committed to not only helping animals and families in crisis, but also fostering kindness and compassion in the next generation.  As we look toward […]
February 11, 2021

Stepping up for animals in a year like no other

RedRover Responders staff members reflect on our 2020 deployments — modified under the COVID-19 conditions — and look toward the day we can work with our […]
February 9, 2021

Athena’s “Happily ever after”

When Kayla’s son found a badly injured dog in a ditch near his bus stop, the family had no idea how extensive her medical issues were. […]
February 9, 2021

Bringing social and emotional learning to Stockton Unified School District

Stockton Unified School District has partnered with RedRover to bring social and emotional learning to students and educators throughout the city. In seeking effective ways to […]
February 8, 2021

A Texas Happy Tail: Collaborating for rescued dogs

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Outreach Coordinator One of the things I enjoy most about my role as Field Services and Outreach Coordinator is creating […]
February 8, 2021

Fostering empathy during the pandemic

Emily’s fifth-grade students in Bahia Vista, California always looked forward to receiving the latest issue of Kind News magazine. But in 2020, things had to be […]
February 8, 2021

Watson’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Watson the corgi (full name: Sir Watson Leafbane, Esquire) is Amanda’s beloved companion of more than nine years. […]

 
January 19, 2017

You saved Joe’s life!

Joe was the smallest of five kittens when Karen rescued the whole litter from an abandoned barn and adopted them into her family. As a single mom working three jobs, Karen is so grateful for the joy the cats bring to her and her son, especially when things get tough.

November 15, 2016

Gratitude from animals you saved

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.

Learn more about the RedRover Relief program

November 10, 2016

"You saved my best friend."

Randall, a RedRover Relief recipient, shares his story

October 19, 2016

Lifesaving help for 87-year-old Sammy the Tortoise

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.

July 20, 2016

You saved Flea the service dog!

When Karen’s service dog Flea became ill and stopped eating, she knew she would do whatever it took to get him the treatment he needed. Flea was always there for her in time of crisis, and now she was determined to do the same for him.

June 10, 2016

The Chronicles of Riddick: A cross-country Relief story

For Rachael, Marty, and their beloved pit bull Riddick, what started as a cross-country trip turned into an amazing journey of survival and reconnection — thanks to your support and the kindness of some empathetic strangers.

March 22, 2016

An angel gives Nike a second chance

In some cases, a special donation is needed to save an animal’s life. This is when we call upon our On-Call Angels.

When Nike, a one-year-old pit bull, swallowed a foreign object and needed urgent surgery to resection his intestines, his family was heartbroken. They didn’t have the funds to pay in full for the procedure, and they couldn’t imagine life without him.

February 16, 2016

Your support saved Onyx!

Christian and Amber work part time to put themselves through college and support their three cats, who are cherished members of the family. Their cats are closely bonded and usually spend the days napping together and grooming each other.

February 1, 2016

Beanie's second chance

Beanie is a beloved indoor cat who had a life-threatening misadventure. After the kitten got caught in a hunter’s snare, support from caring people like you saved her life.