RedRover News



February 7, 2022

Leaps of Love: Keggie’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Exhausted after long days as full-time college students working part-time jobs, Lily and her boyfriend would come home […]
February 4, 2022

Six Animal-Themed Children’s Books to Celebrate Black History Month

One way to honor Black History Month is by reading animal-themed children’s books by Black authors with your children or students! These books touch on a […]
February 1, 2022

Opening windows to others’ worlds: Q&A with Dr. Worokya Duncan

In our efforts to ensure that RedRover Readers and Kind News magazine are inclusive and accessible to diverse students and educators, we worked with education consultant […]
January 21, 2022

Everything’s Coming Up Rose: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Like so many others for whom the COVID-19 pandemic had been emotionally and financially exhausting, Kimberly was doing […]
January 10, 2022

Unchain Marlboro: A Happy Tail update for South Carolina dogs

In November of 2021 our RedRover Responders team headed to Bennettsville, South Carolina, to support the Humane Society of Marlboro County’s (HSMC) Unchained Marlboro program. This […]
January 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Caty

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when […]
January 10, 2022

Fostering special bonds through Equine Therapy

RedRover’s Junior Advisory Board gives young people the opportunity to step into leadership and make a difference in the lives of people and animals. One member, […]
January 10, 2022

Don’t Forget the Pets San Diego: Community Support through Crisis

Now more than ever, there’s something special about bringing people from different sectors together for a common goal – in this case, strengthening the human-animal bond […]
January 10, 2022

A Galaxy of Love: Neptune’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Sometimes opportunity comes knocking, and other times, unconditional loves come meowing. Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Erica […]

 
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 […]
October 8, 2020

A touching reunion after wildfire heartbreak

By Laurel Meleski, RedRover Program Coordinator II & Facilities Manager Over the last few weeks, I’ve had multiple opportunities to offer hands-on assistance for animals impacted […]
October 7, 2020

You gave Chris & Bella Safe Escape

Our pets provide us with unconditional love, a sense of purpose, and often hope during the most difficult of times. That’s exactly what Bella,* a 2-year-old […]
October 6, 2020

A Happy Tail for Adora

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator As a busy Ph.D. student, Molly already had her hands full with her cat Bill, a handsome three-year-old […]
September 16, 2020

A Happy Tail for Lolly

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator How many times have you found yourself saying, “My pet saved my life”? Perhaps for you, like so […]
September 14, 2020

Paisley’s Hoppy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Just a short time after Maggie adopted her sweet bunny Paisley from a rescue organization, COVID-19 came to […]
September 11, 2020

Gozer’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator With two dogs, a cockatoo and her sweet cat Gozer, Melissa’s home was rich with love – and […]
August 24, 2020

Star’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Six years ago, Seira rescued a mama dog and her three puppies from an irresponsible backyard breeder who […]