RedRover News

October 12, 2021

Spreading kindness in Houston: One sponsor’s story

Citizens for Animal Protection is a pretty unique place. A nonprofit organization serving the Houston, Texas, area since 1972, they promote respect and compassion for animals […]
October 4, 2021

In the Spirit of Empathy: Supporting the human-animal bond through crises

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Few among us can say they escaped the myriad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, we have all […]
September 16, 2021

The best possible ending for Monument Fire pets: Stories from the ground

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager Descending into Sacramento, California, the smoke was noticeable. It seeped into the airplane cabin, and passengers began […]
September 13, 2021

Sheb’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Jesse entered her local animal shelter in 2019 as a single woman, and left as a mother of […]
September 13, 2021

Doing my part: Helping animals impacted by wildfires

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach A co-worker checked in with me following the recent Caldor Fire deployment to see how I was doing. […]
September 13, 2021

Huge strides in Safe Housing

Our Safe Housing grant program helps domestic violence shelters create pet housing options to allow pets and people to escape abuse together. And wow, has this […]
September 13, 2021

A Second Chance for China

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator An avid dog lover, Andrea had endless stories to tell about the strays and rescue pups she had […]
August 26, 2021

RedRover Responders Online Volunteer Training

August 11, 2021

Informational Zoom Series: More Ways to Give

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, […]

March 20, 2020

Sheba’s Happy Tail

Not long after rescuing a sweet puppy from the local dump, Shae woke up to find the pup lying on the bedroom floor, lethargic and having […]
March 10, 2020

Charlie’s Happy Tail

Written and imagined by Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator, based on the family’s grant application At RedRover, we believe that pets are family. If […]
March 9, 2020

Garfield’s Happy Tail

When the handsome and aptly-named orange cat, Garfield, arrived at the veterinary hospital with a low temperature, he was in such extreme pain that he put […]
January 28, 2020

Charlotte’s Happy Tail

In the past, when Anna was in good health, she volunteered hundreds of hours at her local animal shelter and adopted four cats. The last of […]
January 14, 2020

Happy 18th birthday, Sebastian!

Nine years ago, in 2011, Kerry came across a Craigslist ad for two nine-year-old Oriental Shorthair cats whose original owner was no longer able to care […]
January 7, 2020

“He had a great life here and he bettered ours:” Bo’s Story

Losing a pet is the bittersweet end to years of laughter, play and love. For those of us with cherished pets, it’s a hard reality we […]
November 13, 2019

Bubba and Herman: You gave puppy mill rescues new life

“It has been so much work rehabilitating not one but two dogs from the same puppy mill bust. But it has been one of the most […]
November 1, 2019

A Happy Tail for Buddy

Angi is a survivor. With patience, grace, and determination, she has overcome an abusive childhood, debilitating health issues and a difficult divorce, leaving her unable to […]
September 18, 2019

Bullitt’s Happy Tail

Handsome Greyhound Bullitt didn’t just save Debbie’s life, he is Debbie’s life. When she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2017, Bullitt wouldn’t let her stay […]