RedRover News

December 10, 2020

Gus’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For six wonderful months, Alison and her partner Ryan met their hardships caused by COVID-19 with resilience. Alison […]
December 10, 2020

Gretchen’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator “Anyone looking at Gretchen would say she’s on her last legs. Her back legs are lame, she’s in […]
December 9, 2020

Collaboration During Crisis: Safe Housing in South Carolina

In many jobs, you interact with folks that you’ll never meet, and some that you may never even speak to again. Social relationships gained from work […]
December 8, 2020

Bringing empathy to at-home learning

When COVID-19 hit and schools closed throughout the country, our RedRover Readers and Kind News magazine teams went into brainstorming mode: How could we continue to […]
November 17, 2020

RedRover Readers Volunteer Spotlight: Lynn Hildebrand

Lynn Hildebrand is a Humane Education Teacher at the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley, California. She became involved with RedRover Readers when she attended a […]
November 11, 2020

DVAM 2020 Canada

November is Canada’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and with support from the Animal and Interpersonal Abuse Research Group at the University of Windsor, the Canadian Social […]
November 10, 2020

A Fresh Start for South Korean Pups

By Devon Krusko, RedRover Field Services and Outreach Coordinator I drove to Maryland on the afternoon of the most perfect, picture-worthy fall day. Blue sky, cotton […]
November 10, 2020

Bear’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Between welcoming four foster children into their home and caring for two dogs of their own, D’Nae and […]
November 10, 2020

Bruzer’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Ten years ago, Tiffany was surviving day by day in an abusive relationship. On a visit to a […]

September 16, 2014

We helped get Bear out of the woods together!


August 7, 2014

Left to fend for himself, Thomas the cat finds a forever family

Thomas the cat is lucky to that there are people like Tracy in the world. Thomas, a handsome grey cat with bright green eyes, was left to fend for himself in the outside world when his previous owners moved away. Not only did they leave social, friendly Thomas outside, they gave him little chance of survival.

June 17, 2014

Happy update on Festus!

Jean was at home cooking breakfast when her son Jason called. While driving to work, he spotted a little beagle lying on the side of the road. He couldn’t just pass by and leave him to suffer, so Jason pulled over, scooped up the limp dog and drove him to a friend’s house. He called his mom and asked if she would pick up little “Festus” and take him to a veterinarian.

June 4, 2014

An angel waiting in the wings

Mary needed a miracle. Miss Kitty, her rescued cat, needed emergency care but Mary couldn’t afford the high cost of treatment. Mary was determined to find a way to save Miss Kitty. Luckily for her, an angel was waiting in the wings...

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.

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.

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.

February 19, 2014

Fire survivor: Koal gets help from an On-Call Angel

When Julia went to the gym one day and left her dog, Koal, at home, she never imagined that he could be in any danger. Koal, a 12-year-old pit bull, was a very special dog who helped educate people on ending breed discrimination.