RedRover News



November 15, 2013

Even service dogs need help, too

Sarge is a service dog who provides emotional and physical support to Joshua, a disabled veteran who served in Afghanistan.  When an accident left Sarge’s tail badly injured and in need of surgery, Sarge was now the one in need of support. 

November 12, 2013

Gargamel needs your help

Gargamel, a two-year-old American bulldog, is one of several dogs who were recently rescued from an unlicensed kennel in Placerville, California. Gargamel had been living in unsanitary conditions for several months. He weighed only 65 pounds, half the weight for a healthy dog his age.

September 27, 2013

Randon's rescue

Danya and Brent are known in their community as the “animal rescue folks,” so it was no surprise when a neighbor asked them to take in a tiny kitten who needed their help.

Unfortunately, the kitten (who they named “Randon”) had been attacked by another animal and sustained very serious injuries. Randon initially received stitches and had a broken leg repaired, but there were complications with Randon's wounds and an emergency amputation was needed.

September 16, 2013

Cayley is recovering thanks to you

YOU DID IT!

Thanks to your donations, Cayley, the dog with severe motor oil burns, is receiving the ongoing care she needs. Her burn wounds are healing nicely and she is recovering well in her foster home. 

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.


November 12, 2013

Gargamel needs your help

Gargamel, a two-year-old American bulldog, is one of several dogs who were recently rescued from an unlicensed kennel in Placerville, California. Gargamel had been living in unsanitary conditions for several months. He weighed only 65 pounds, half the weight for a healthy dog his age.

September 27, 2013

Randon's rescue

Danya and Brent are known in their community as the “animal rescue folks,” so it was no surprise when a neighbor asked them to take in a tiny kitten who needed their help.

Unfortunately, the kitten (who they named “Randon”) had been attacked by another animal and sustained very serious injuries. Randon initially received stitches and had a broken leg repaired, but there were complications with Randon's wounds and an emergency amputation was needed.

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.