RedRover News



June 23, 2022

Collaborating for a Kinder World

By Tara Lenehan, Education Coordinator Collaboration is key to RedRover’s mission, since we know that so much more is possible when we work together for a […]
June 15, 2022

Social and emotional learning: Working at the roots of kindness

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Social and emotional learning – you may have heard this term recently. It’s a buzzword of late that’s been conflated with […]
June 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Laurel

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

Kind News magazine features cool careers with animals

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II The goal of Kind News magazine is to inspire kids to show empathy towards people and animals and support children’s […]
June 10, 2022

Gunny’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Crystal first adopted Gunny in 2016, it was only because one of her children had fallen head over […]
June 10, 2022

Miss Priscilla’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Priscilla, a regal Siberian cat, was nearly 10 years old when Kendra adopted her. The stunning feline had many […]
May 11, 2022

Happy Tail: Bene can see clearly now the pain is gone

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Patricia is the quintessential dog mom to her two Akitas, Bene (“Ben-ay”) and his sister Mika-San, (plus their spoiled […]
May 6, 2022

A safe escape for a family of turtles

Danielle’s* pet turtles are part of her family, so when she found herself seeking safe shelter from domestic violence, she did not have the heart to […]
May 6, 2022

Saving Fenwick: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Four years ago when Brenda worked for her local animal control agency, a little black and white cat was […]

 
October 23, 2018

Enjoying Your Dog’s Final Years

By Michael Aries Lopez, Guest Blogger Most dogs can live to be at least 10 years old. Since dogs become such special members of the family, […]
October 11, 2017

Hit the Road, Fido: Travel-Friendly Pet Apps

By Beth Kotz, Guest Blogger Part of the excitement of traveling is discovering new and extraordinary opportunities around every bend in the road – and sharing […]
March 7, 2017

Kindness extends beyond the classroom

Our RedRover Readers program is designed to prevent animal cruelty by fostering empathy in children. One teacher recently described how the program’s impact shows up in her classroom, from improving kids' reading skills to the displays of kindness toward special needs students, pets and even stray dogs.

February 1, 2017

Animals are feeling the love in Los Angeles

How does RedRover Readers make an impact? Here's one teacher's inspiring story:

January 19, 2017

Giving survivor dogs a soft landing

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services

I am here on the ground in Vero Beach, Florida, along with volunteer Team Leader Andy Bass, helping take care of dogs rescued from the dog meat trade in South Korea. The Humane Society of Vero Beach is graciously hosting these dogs, and is even taken on placing approximately 20 of these dogs.

January 13, 2017

Pet resolutions: Putting our best #pawsforward in 2017

This year, in honor of our 30th anniversary, pets of RedRover staff got in on the New Year's resolution fun with a few goals of their own:

Still looking for a resolution? Help animals all year long by becoming a FurEver Friend.

November 15, 2016

3 Tips for Dog Fostering

By guest blogger Jenny Wise

If you have always loved dogs and wish you could adopt all of them from your local shelter, you are a prime candidate for fostering a dog. Some people shy away from becoming a foster home for dogs because they are not sure exactly how it works or what the time and financial commitments would be. But fostering a dog is an important service that is manageable for most people. If you have been considering fostering a dog, our three tips will help you get started.

November 10, 2016

A second chance for senior dog rescues

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month – the perfect time to express our gratitude for our older pets and all they bring to our lives!

November 8, 2016

5 ways to show your pet gratitude

Sometimes we get busy and forget to listen to those we love. Practice active listening with your pets. Do they come to you asking for walks, play time or belly rubs? If so, stop and let them know you’re listening. Here’s a list to get you started: