RedRover News



June 27, 2019

Buddy’s Happy Tail

For handsome black Labrador Buddy, going on a walk with his family is often the best part of his day. Between smelling everything in his path […]
June 20, 2019

RedRover Responders in Action

Our RedRover Responders volunteers are so inspiring in their tireless dedication to helping animals when they need us most. So what inspires them? Here are just […]
June 20, 2019

Summertime pet safety tips

Summertime + sunshine = a great chance to spend quality time with your pet, but the hot weather can also pose some dangers if you’re not careful. Follow these summertime pet safety tips to ensure you and your furry family members have a safe and fun season!

June 18, 2019

You Made a Difference for Mercy

What would you do if you had to choose between your beloved pet’s health and paying the bills? Kimberly is the sole breadwinner in her household. […]
June 15, 2019

Fire Safety Tips for Pets

Spread the word about animal disaster preparedness by downloading and sharing our free PDFs.

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June 12, 2019

Shelter the Whole Family: Keeping pets and families together

By Katie Campbell, RedRover Outreach Manager What would you do if you had to choose between your own safety and the safety of your beloved pet? […]
June 6, 2019

All in-person RedRover Readers workshops are currently on hold. Want to wait for a workshop in your area? Sign up for our interest list!

May 21, 2019

Sunshine’s Happy Tail

Sandra recently applied for and was awarded a RedRover Relief Urgent Care grant to cover the cost of her dog Sunshine’s emergency surgery to remove bladder […]
May 15, 2019

Daisy’s Happy Tail

Daisy the pittie is a loved and treasured part of her family. Her favorite human, Silas, is a young child on the Autism spectrum and is […]

 
September 13, 2013

Big spots, bigger heart

Stacey was surprised when she found a friendly large dog with big brown spots roaming around her neighborhood. With no collar, tags or owner in sight, Stacey begin calling the pup “Petey,” but later realized Petey was a female! To keep her safe and sound, Stacey decided to give the Petey a life of safety and comfort in her own home.

Stacey took Petey to the veterinarian for an exam and learned that Petey was heartworm positive. The treatment would cost hundreds of dollars more than Stacey and her family could afford.

September 6, 2013

Polly want a cracker…or a couch cushion?

Parrots are known to be incredibly smart and sensitive – and Tarzan, a beautiful female African Grey parrot, is no different. Tarzan was poorly cared for in her previous home and had nearly plucked herself bald due to stress before finally nestling into her forever home with Pamela. With a lot of love, patience and attention, Pamela helped Tarzan get over her plucking and on the road to a happy life.

August 29, 2013

RedRover Relief seeks to help dog who suffers from severe motor oil burns

RedRover has received a RedRover Relief grant application for a dog in Iredell County, North Carolina that had hot motor oil poured over her body and now has severe burns as a result.  Cayley, a wirey mixed-breed dog, was surrendered to the  Iredell County Animal shelter with severe burns from her ears to the base of her tail, where it was discovered that her owner had poured hot motor oil over her skin to try and eradicate a mange problem.

August 15, 2013

Happy Ending: Dixie

Bianca adopted Dixie 12 years ago and they have been best friends ever since. When Dixie began showing signs of distress, Bianca took her to the veterinarian where it was discovered that Dixie had multiple large bladder stones. These stones were causing Dixie extreme pain and needed to be surgically removed.

August 7, 2013

Happy Ending: Tippy

When Christina adopted Tippy, a small tan-and-white Chihuahua mix from a local animal shelter, the shelter staff told her that Tippy was diagnosed with heartworm. Christina’s family was prepared to take on the expense of treatment that the shelter dog needed, but Tippy went downhill fast and needed costly emergency veterinary treatment.

August 2, 2013

Happy Ending: Riley

After losing her cherished Labrador retriever to pancreatitis, Shellie decided to bring Riley, a beautiful yellow Lab, into her life.

July 26, 2013

Pet safety: Gorilla Glue

We all work hard to give our pets the best lives possible. We give them great food, fun toys, loads of attention, and try to keep them safe from harm. However, keeping them safe isn't always easy as we’d like. Whether it's darting out the front door or eating something that they shouldn't, our pets can be great at getting into trouble.

July 12, 2013

Happy Ending: Pete

July 5, 2013

Happy Ending: Tripp