RedRover News



October 12, 2022

Happy Tails for Domestic Violence Survivors

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator For those who haven’t experienced domestic violence, it can be hard to imagine the complex reasons people often feel […]
October 4, 2022

Macy and Me: A lifesaving bond

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Content warning: this story includes reference to suicide.  You may know me as the author of many of RedRover’s Happy […]
October 3, 2022

NEW RedRover Readers On-Demand Workshop & Expanded Curriculum

NEW ON-DEMAND ONLINE WORKSHOP As students face the repercussions of the past few years of isolation, classrooms need programs that encourage positive social interaction and peer-to-peer […]
September 28, 2022

Animal Resources for Hurricane Ian

Our hearts are with all the people and animals impacted by Hurricane Ian. Here is a list of currently available animal emergency shelters and resources for […]
September 13, 2022

“Empathy is everything”: How Ruthless Kindness works to prevent human and animal suffering

  For veterinarians Dr. Sarah Reidenbach and Dr. Kate Kuzminski, knowing they’re making a difference – in many cases, saving lives – has kept them going […]
September 13, 2022

Helping Florida’s coastal cats

By Beth Gammie, Director of Field Services In the sweltering heat of a Florida summer, our RedRover Responders team gathered in Wakulla County for the first […]
September 12, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Heidi

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 […]
September 9, 2022

Love brought in from the snow: Adora’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When you have bipolar disorder, it can often feel like nothing in life comes easy. Navigating the mental healthcare […]
September 9, 2022

Roxie the Rottweiler’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator After becoming a single mother, Amanda worked her hardest to provide for her children, including her human child and […]

 
December 2, 2013

VIDEO: Cold weather and puppy kisses

Cold weather is no match for puppy kisses – just ask our RedRover Responders volunteers, who recently deployed to rural Quebec to care for 80 dogs and puppies rescued from a unsafe living conditions.

Read more details about the rescue

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.

November 4, 2013

Life at RedRover: Leili and Jack

Leili Khalessi, RedRover Marketing and Communications Manager, tells us a little bit about herself, her furry friends and why she loves working at RedRover!

Q.  What song best describes your work ethic?

October 18, 2013

Quiet words heal broken bodies and minds

Sometimes quiet words are the greatest gift to those in need.

RedRover Responders volunteers experienced the power of this gift after helping to care for hundreds of dogs rescued from a massive dogfighting ring last week.

October 7, 2013

Hundreds of dogs, enough love to go around

At a temporary shelter in the southeastern United States, hundreds of dogs are receiving loving care and medical attention, perhaps for the first time in their lives, after their rescue from the second largest criminal dogfighting ring in the history of the United States.

Such a high-profile criminal case requires extreme discretion by everyone involved, including the seven RedRover Responders volunteers who were asked to deploy to the temporary shelter managed by the ASPCA.

September 19, 2013

UPDATE: RedRover Responders and Colorado flood situation

As the rising flood waters have devastated the town of Boulder, Colorado, and surrounding areas, RedRover Emergency Services Manager Beth Gammie has been reaching out to offer RedRover Responders' support to Colorado animal agencies such as  PetAid Colorado, Humane Society of Boulder, the Larimer Humane Society and other Colorado rescues and shelters.  

September 17, 2013

VIDEO: 367 dogs rescued from dogfighting ring receive some TLC

367 dogs rescued from the second-largest dogfighting ring bust in United States history are getting the TLC they deserve, and our RedRover Responders volunteers will be deploying at the end of the month to assist the ASPCA in their ongoing care. 

Watch this video from Anderson Cooper 360 about their story:

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.