RedRover News



February 7, 2022

Leaps of Love: Keggie’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Exhausted after long days as full-time college students working part-time jobs, Lily and her boyfriend would come home […]
February 4, 2022

Six Animal-Themed Children’s Books to Celebrate Black History Month

One way to honor Black History Month is by reading animal-themed children’s books by Black authors with your children or students! These books touch on a […]
February 1, 2022

Opening windows to others’ worlds: Q&A with Dr. Worokya Duncan

In our efforts to ensure that RedRover Readers and Kind News magazine are inclusive and accessible to diverse students and educators, we worked with education consultant […]
January 21, 2022

Everything’s Coming Up Rose: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Like so many others for whom the COVID-19 pandemic had been emotionally and financially exhausting, Kimberly was doing […]
January 10, 2022

Unchain Marlboro: A Happy Tail update for South Carolina dogs

In November of 2021 our RedRover Responders team headed to Bennettsville, South Carolina, to support the Humane Society of Marlboro County’s (HSMC) Unchained Marlboro program. This […]
January 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Caty

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when […]
January 10, 2022

Fostering special bonds through Equine Therapy

RedRover’s Junior Advisory Board gives young people the opportunity to step into leadership and make a difference in the lives of people and animals. One member, […]
January 10, 2022

Don’t Forget the Pets San Diego: Community Support through Crisis

Now more than ever, there’s something special about bringing people from different sectors together for a common goal – in this case, strengthening the human-animal bond […]
January 10, 2022

A Galaxy of Love: Neptune’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Sometimes opportunity comes knocking, and other times, unconditional loves come meowing. Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Erica […]

 
May 14, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Katie

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when […]
May 10, 2021

All Smiles for Leo

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Ginna could always see the potential in something that just needed a little TLC. She had successfully channeled […]
May 10, 2021

Harley’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When Lisa lost her job in October, she turned to her sweet older Collie mix Harley for comfort […]
April 15, 2021

A Safe Escape for Lisa and Cooper

After escaping her abuser, Lisa* sought refuge at a domestic violence shelter with her son and their 29-pound poodle mix named Cooper* — only to be […]
April 13, 2021

Pirate’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Three years ago, Amy* left a violent relationship behind after her husband turned his abuse on their young […]
April 13, 2021

Winnie’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For Skeeter (they/them/their), there is one form of therapy that has been the most rewarding in managing their […]
March 11, 2021

One in a million: A Happy Tail for George

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator “George is one in a million. My husband calls him his little buddy. I found [George] in 2009 […]
March 11, 2021

A “Banner” year

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When Anna adopted Banner in March of 2020, she had no idea her little 13-lb fuzzball would grow […]
March 1, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Nicolette

What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when people have nowhere else to turn? […]