RedRover News

January 21, 2020

Building empathy for animals…one child at a time

What do students at Center City Public Charter School (CCPS), Petworth campus in Washington, D.C., look forward to at school? Getting to learn all about animals! […]
January 16, 2020

Can four walls save lives?

By Katie Campbell, RedRover Outreach Manager In 2019, our team provided 12 volunteer training workshops and deployed a total of 16 times to assist animals and […]
January 16, 2020

“My dog is my best friend”: A Furever Friends Happy Tail

When you became a FurEver Friend to the animals, you committed to helping animals find comfort in all crises, big and small. Though the devastation 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 14, 2020

2019 Year-in-Review: RedRover Responders

By Devon Krusko, RedRover Field Services and Outreach Coordinator I was hired as RedRover’s Field Services and Outreach Coordinator in March of 2019. This new position […]
January 14, 2020

Tornado Safety Tips for Pets

Planning ahead can save animal lives and prevent heartache when violent storms touch down

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 […]
December 16, 2019

Pet Travel Safety: 6 Tips for Safe Holiday Travel With Your Pets

By Tara Lenehan, RedRover Education Coordinator It all happened so fast. Over Thanksgiving weekend, I was driving home on Highway I-5 with my dog. I had […]
December 9, 2019

A Second Chance for Gypsy Rose

FurEver Friends isn’t just a clever name – with your monthly gifts to RedRover, you’re ensuring that pets and families in crisis can always receive the […]

January 29, 2015

How Lucky got back on his feet

Jenny’s buddy Lucky started experiencing episodes where he had trouble walking and kept falling over. After the episodes started he seemed to be tired more often than not. Jenny was seeing her friend, her cuddle buddy, her source of comfort, fade before her eyes.

For the last ten years Jenny and Lucky have been constant companions. From childhood and living with Jenny’s parents, to going to college and moving out on their own, Jenny and Lucky have done everything together. To lose her furry family member to this mystery illness was unthinkable to Jenny.

January 1, 2015

Join the #IHeartMyPet campaign!

We are excited to announce the launch of our 2015 #IHeartMyPet Education Campaign! Our goal is to help animal caregivers prepare for veterinary emergencies through cost-saving strategies and preventive care tips.

Each year, our RedRover Relief case managers respond to thousands of desperate pleas from pet owners – often for animals suffering from life-threatening conditions that could have been avoided through simple preventative measures.

December 12, 2014

Jack is alive and well!

This is a happy ending story you made possible – you helped save Rick's best friend.

November 24, 2014

Here's how RedRover says "thanks!"

Each year, the RedRover Relief program helps hundreds of animals by providing financial and emotional support to pet owners when their companions need lifesaving veterinary care.

These animals are living healthy, happy lives thanks to your generous support.

Learn more about the RedRover Relief program

November 3, 2014

Mischievous cat receives lifesaving help

Tonya adopted Marley, a handsome Maine Coon, as a kitten from a high-kill shelter. He quickly became an important member of the family and developed a […]
September 16, 2014

We helped get Bear out of the woods together!


September 3, 2014

The Deadly Link: a documentary

RedRover has joined up with The Deadly Link, a new investigative documentary on the connection between animal abuse and domestic violence. The documentary is meant to educate police officers, social service providers, veterinarians and other investigators about the connection on different forms of abuse and help them work together to stop it. Watch the trailer:

(Trigger warning; contains dramatization.)

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.

July 17, 2014

From fearful victim to safe survivor

When you move to a brand new city, it’s normal to feel some fear and anxiety. But when Robin*, a long-time cat lover, moved to a new city in Michigan with her husband, all she began to experience was fear. Her abusive husband became increasingly violent. Robin feared that her abuser would retaliate her young cats, CJ and Sam, if she left them behind.