RedRover News



November 15, 2022

Changing the landscape for human and animal well-being: Collaborating with Detroit’s Dog Aide

By Helia Zarkhosh, Communications and Marketing Coordinator II It’s not an exaggeration to say that human and animal well-being are inextricably linked. Where there is human […]
November 15, 2022

Love and blessings for Lola

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator After Cynthia lost her sweet older dog Polly to metastatic breast cancer in the spring, she and her other […]
November 15, 2022

“Every animal deserves love”: Carlos’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator “Carlos was a friendly neighborhood cat that I decided to take in. Every animal deserves love and care and […]
November 15, 2022

My first deployment: Supporting survivors in Rhode Island

By Ketia Johnson, Community Outreach Coordinator As RedRover’s Community Outreach Coordinator, much of my work involves assisting domestic violence shelters and animal shelters in creating their […]
November 1, 2022

Onward and upward for rescued beagles

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager I’ve always been a bit of a wandering soul, leading with my heart and doing what felt […]
October 20, 2022

A survivor’s promise: A DVAM Happy Tail

When Katie* gathered the courage to leave her abusive partner with her three kids, the family was devastated to learn that they couldn’t bring their dog, […]
October 13, 2022

A journey of healing: 275 dogs rescued from alleged dogfighting

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager When we received a deployment request from our friends at the Humane Society of the United States […]
October 12, 2022

Helping more pets and survivors find safety in Rhode Island

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and what better time to pick up our power tools and help […]
October 12, 2022

Exciting progress for DV Awareness

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach I’ll be honest – when I joined RedRover in 2016, it was sometimes challenging to engage with domestic […]

 
September 21, 2016

Preventing pyometra: A lifesaving reason to spay your pets

By Laurel Meleski, RedRover Program Coordinator II

July 12, 2016

A happy tale for RedRover Responders

By Donna L. Lagomarsino, RedRover Responders volunteer team leader

On a hot July morning, RedRover Responders volunteers once again descended upon the location of a temporary emergency shelter in Jefferson County, Arkansas. I say "again" because this is a location we have visited before. It is a location that breathes medical attention, improved health, quality care and a loving future for animals in crisis.

July 1, 2016

Keeping our pets calm during firework season

By Laurel Meleski, RedRover Program Coordinator II

Some pets are able to take fireworks in their stride. They can watch the displays with their families and remain calm, simply happy being with their people. Then there are dogs like my Bob. When fireworks go off, Bob believes that the world is coming to an end -- and that the only thing to do is climb onto my lap to shake and pant uncontrollably until the end comes. Thankfully, I've found a few different ways over the years to help my little buddy deal with this stressful time of year.

June 10, 2016

The Chronicles of Riddick: A cross-country Relief story

For Rachael, Marty, and their beloved pit bull Riddick, what started as a cross-country trip turned into an amazing journey of survival and reconnection — thanks to your support and the kindness of some empathetic strangers.

March 22, 2016

An angel gives Nike a second chance

In some cases, a special donation is needed to save an animal’s life. This is when we call upon our On-Call Angels.

When Nike, a one-year-old pit bull, swallowed a foreign object and needed urgent surgery to resection his intestines, his family was heartbroken. They didn’t have the funds to pay in full for the procedure, and they couldn’t imagine life without him.

March 20, 2014

Mystique’s Angel

When a stray black-and-white Shih Tzu mix wandered up to Belinda in a vacant lot, she had no idea how lucky her life had become. The little dog (now named Mystique) was covered in mats and debris that made it painful for her to walk and move.

January 27, 2014

Beth shares insight on transportation and Mohave County Dog Rescue

The hundred-plus dogs from the Olympic Animal Sanctuary had a long, long road to rescue.  When they made it to their new location, RedRover Responders volunteers were there to provide emergency sheltering for these special dogs.

January 27, 2014

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation dog finds his new family

Billie Bob was just a puppy when RedRover Responders assisted in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation dog relocation project in the summer of 2013.

December 10, 2013

Share with family how they can help keep pets safe

Whether family comes to visit during the holidays, or you take Fido or Fluffy with you to visit a relative's home, it is important to remember the dangers that the holidays can pose to companion animals.