RedRover News



December 8, 2021

Devon and Sage: A Puppy’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When you’re young and still learning to navigate the complexities of adult life, having a four-legged companion by […]
December 8, 2021

Monkee Business: Monkee’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For many of us, a house is not a home without a pet – and for Jenny and […]
December 8, 2021

2021 Year in Review

This year brought no shortage of challenges – but thanks to our supporters, we were able to provide lifesaving care to thousands of pets and families […]
November 10, 2021

A “hometown hero” promotes empathy for animals

Our Education Coordinator, Tara Lenehan, spoke with RedRover Readers volunteer Angie Sagliani to learn more about how she’s using the curriculum in her community. Angie works […]
November 8, 2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021 Recap

Every October we honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and this year we were busier than ever raising awareness about our programs and the need for […]
November 8, 2021

A happy boost for Peanut the boxer

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator In Debra’s home, no birthday can pass without a celebration. Her cat Louie and two dogs, Peanut and […]
November 8, 2021

A Snowy surprise

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator “Snow was a cat we saw roaming around our neighborhood. Very friendly but skittish. I love pets, always […]
October 12, 2021

Three Animal-Themed Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

One way to honor National Hispanic Heritage Month is by reading animal-themed books by Hispanic American authors with your children or students! Each of the three […]
October 12, 2021

Cleo the Protector

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator One of five dogs in the family, Miss Cleo the Pitbull had a special place in Jennifer’s heart: […]

 
February 11, 2021

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Rachel

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? […]
February 9, 2021

Athena’s “Happily ever after”

When Kayla’s son found a badly injured dog in a ditch near his bus stop, the family had no idea how extensive her medical issues were. […]
February 8, 2021

Watson’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Watson the corgi (full name: Sir Watson Leafbane, Esquire) is Amanda’s beloved companion of more than nine years. […]
February 8, 2021

A happy tail for a grumpy cat

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Six years ago on a visit to their local animal shelter, Jennifer and her then 12-year-old son knew […]
February 5, 2021

Milo’s “tri-paw’d” Happy Tail

Throughout 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, Justina’s most reliable source of joy and relief has been her six-year-old cat, Milo. In December 2019, she and her […]
January 12, 2021

Providing safe haven at Safe Voices Maine

In August 2019, RedRover Responders teamed up with Rescue Rebuild, a program of Greater Good Charities, to help transform one of the shelters at Safe Voices, a domestic […]
January 11, 2021

Sheltering Ruby: Helping pets during COVID-19

Michelle and her parents adopted Ruby, a fluffy little maltese, in late 2019. From the moment she saw Ruby, Michelle knew that she wanted to give […]
January 11, 2021

Safe Housing grants: On-the-ground impact

RedRover’s Safe Housing grants not only enable domestic violence shelters to create on- and off-site space to house pets, they also allow animal shelters to build dedicated […]
December 10, 2020

Gus’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator For six wonderful months, Alison and her partner Ryan met their hardships caused by COVID-19 with resilience. Alison […]