RedRover News



April 6, 2022

A Happy Tail for Pipe

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Nearly 10 years ago, Elizabeth returned from living abroad in Nicaragua with a little stowaway. Pipe had big brown […]
April 6, 2022

Open hearts in animal welfare

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager My career in animal welfare began with a job in private practice veterinary medicine. I quickly learned […]
April 6, 2022

Supporting Survivors: RedRover’s Domestic Violence Assistance Programs

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach Since its inception in 2012, RedRover’s Safe Housing grant program has focused on creating pet-friendly spaces at domestic […]
April 6, 2022

Bogart’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator An actress and model herself, Sandra had worked hard to build her own model management firm. But with the […]
March 8, 2022

In the Fold of Love: Maggie Mae’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator With her squishy face and impossibly floppy pink tongue, Maggie Mae the English Bulldog was a sight to behold […]
March 8, 2022

Squeaks of Joy: A Cat’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Despite her own financial troubles, Angela couldn’t say no when her brother asked if she would be willing […]
February 11, 2022

From Texas to Maryland: Rescued dogs get a second chance

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager The rural property in Smith County, Texas, was well-hidden behind fences and gates – but the noise […]
February 11, 2022

Creating safe spaces for animal survivors in Oklahoma

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach Our time in Oklahoma was a breeze! Quite literally. Last month, our hardworking team of RedRover Responders volunteers […]
February 7, 2022

Stitch’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator After Miranda’s father passed away, she hit a low point unlike any other she’d suffered since being diagnosed […]

 
March 11, 2021

A “Banner” year

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When Anna adopted Banner in March of 2020, she had no idea her little 13-lb fuzzball would grow […]
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 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. […]
February 8, 2021

A happy tail for a grumpy cat

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Six years ago on a visit to their local animal shelter, Jennifer and her then 12-year-old son knew […]
February 5, 2021

Milo’s “tri-paw’d” Happy Tail

Throughout 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, Justina’s most reliable source of joy and relief has been her six-year-old cat, Milo. In December 2019, she and her […]
January 11, 2021

Sheltering Ruby: Helping pets during COVID-19

Michelle and her parents adopted Ruby, a fluffy little maltese, in late 2019. From the moment she saw Ruby, Michelle knew that she wanted to give […]
January 11, 2021

From orphan to beloved companion: Saving Baby Bear

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When it rains, it pours – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jessica was having a particularly hard time. […]
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 […]