RedRover News

June 12, 2020

Spreading kindness to kids during the COVID-19 crisis

When schools closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, we sent out a digital flipbook version of the Kind News May/June issue. We asked some teachers how […]
June 12, 2020

How pets are connecting kids in our new virtual world: RedRover Readers Spotlight with Sarah Kesty

By Tara Lenehan, RedRover Education Coordinator “People’s humanity comes out when we talk about animals together.” Sheltering at home during the pandemic has brought unique challenges […]
June 11, 2020

Clear Skies Ahead: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For Sadie, living with complex PTSD became a lighter load to bear when she welcomed a service dog […]
June 11, 2020

The Finish Line: Rescued Dog Finds Happiness

By Devon Krusko, RedRover Field Services and Outreach Coordinator If you read our Spring 2020 Companion, you may remember a favorite dog of mine, a stocky, […]
May 16, 2020

Tragedy to Triumph: Helping Pets During COVID-19

RedRover supporters are now helping to turn tragedy into triumph for families impacted by COVID-19. When Kim’s Aunt Patricia lost her husband of 46 years to […]
May 16, 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Montyne Morris, RedRover Responders volunteer

When animal lover Montyne Morris took the RedRover Responders volunteer training in Nashville in 2019, she didn’t expect the opportunity to put her new skills to […]
May 16, 2020

A Happy Tail for Aeneas

At RedRover, not only are we committed to keeping families together through crisis and giving animals a second chance at the happy, healthy lives they deserve, […]
April 24, 2020

Briscoe’s Happy Tail

Briscoe is so much more than a silly face. This three-year-old Victorian Bulldog is a service animal, fulfilling a vital need for his family. Briscoe’s special […]
April 14, 2020

Chloe: A COVID-19 Happy Tail

As we navigate the uncertainty created by COVID-19, our pets continue to be a source of comfort, joy and resilience, reminding us to live in the […]

September 21, 2015

‘Surprise’ puppy gets to be a real puppy again!

Ellie Mae is an adorable beagle pup who was rescued from a very bad situation when she was only 10 weeks old. Her rescuers saw how she was being neglected and abused, and convinced the owners to give them Ellie Mae. They contacted their granddaughter, Danyelle, to see if she’d be willing to bring Ellie Mae into her home, and she said yes!

August 26, 2015

Preventing and preparing for common pet injuries

written by Laurel Meleski, RedRover Relief case manager

Unexpected illness or injuries can be a huge burden to pet owners, both financially and emotionally. Here are a few of the most common injuries and illnesses that our case managers see through the RedRover Relief program, and some things you can do to prepare for or prevent them.

August 24, 2015

Can we help these states create pet-friendly housing?

July 29, 2015

Upcoming events featuring RedRover's domestic violence programs

The “Link” Across the Lifespan: Animal Abuse’s Links to Child, Domestic & Elder Abuse

(workshop to be presented at The 41st NOVA (National Organization for Victim Assistance) Conference)

July 17, 2015

Early warning signs of illness in your pet

by Dr. James Young, Executive Director of The Chester Foundation and Laurel Meleski, RedRover Relief case manager

July 1, 2015

Savannah's new life on the ranch

In February 2014, Lisa and some volunteers from an animal rescue group in California finally captured Savannah, a one-year-old yellow Labrador, on the side of the road after a week-long search and rescue effort. Savannah had been hit by a car and her leg was badly injured.

June 18, 2015

Pet owners put at ease by RedRover Relief

You helped Junkyard the bulldog get his emergency sugery when he became very sick. Read what his mom Ashley had to say in her GreatNonprofits review:

June 17, 2015

Traveling to safety: Domestic violence survivor crosses the state to find shelter for her pets

When you support RedRover’s Safe Housing program, you help domestic violence victims like Elaine* grow from victims into survivors. She and her dogs are safe because people like you care about protecting pets and people from domestic violence.

May 27, 2015

Dog and family stick together through domestic violence

Gina’s dog, Cooper, meant everything to her children. One of Gina’s kids had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and Cooper had bonded closely with the sick child over the years. But the entire family suffered under the hands of their abuser, and Cooper was a victim of domestic violence, too. Gina knew it was time to escape, but she wouldn’t leave without Cooper.