RedRover News




 
May 11, 2017

You were their saving grace

When a veterinary emergency threatened the incredible bond that Chloe, a nine-year-old Chihuahua/Pug mix, shared with her “mom,” Susan, your support of RedRover was their saving grace.

April 11, 2017

Support the PAWS Act

The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act will not only allow victims to recover costs of veterinary care, it prohibits abusers from crossing state lines to harm pets, and it creates federal funding to provide emergency shelter to victims’ pets.

October 18, 2016

Sanctuary for people and pets escaping violence

RedRover’s Domestic Violence Safe Housing grants provide funds to help domestic violence shelters become pet-friendly, so that no one has to choose between safety and family. This groundbreaking program continues to grow and make a powerful impact on domestic violence survivors and the people who help them.

April 20, 2016

Lifesaving solutions for pets escaping domestic violence

By RedRover President and CEO, Nicole Forsyth

January 13, 2016

Domestic violence survivor says Thank You for helping her and her dog, Zeke

Of the many dangers pets face in violent homes, veterinary neglect is a common yet rarely highlighted reality. Abusers often maintain strict control over the household budget and won't allow their victims to spend money on either routine or emergency veterinary care. As a result, many of the animals we help to board through our Safe Escape grant program are in need of veterinary care.

August 24, 2015

Can we help these states create pet-friendly housing?

July 29, 2015

Upcoming events featuring RedRover's domestic violence programs

The “Link” Across the Lifespan: Animal Abuse’s Links to Child, Domestic & Elder Abuse

(workshop to be presented at The 41st NOVA (National Organization for Victim Assistance) Conference)

June 17, 2015

Traveling to safety: Domestic violence survivor crosses the state to find shelter for her pets

When you support RedRover’s Safe Housing program, you help domestic violence victims like Elaine* grow from victims into survivors. She and her dogs are safe because people like you care about protecting pets and people from domestic violence.

May 27, 2015

Dog and family stick together through domestic violence

Gina’s dog, Cooper, meant everything to her children. One of Gina’s kids had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and Cooper had bonded closely with the sick child over the years. But the entire family suffered under the hands of their abuser, and Cooper was a victim of domestic violence, too. Gina knew it was time to escape, but she wouldn’t leave without Cooper.

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