RedRover News



April 6, 2022

Supporting Survivors: RedRover’s Domestic Violence Assistance Programs

April 6, 2022

Bogart’s Happy Tail

March 8, 2022

In the Fold of Love: Maggie Mae’s Happy Tail

March 8, 2022

Squeaks of Joy: A Cat’s Happy Tail

February 11, 2022

From Texas to Maryland: Rescued dogs get a second chance

February 11, 2022

Creating safe spaces for animal survivors in Oklahoma

February 7, 2022

Stitch’s Happy Tail

February 7, 2022

Leaps of Love: Keggie’s Happy Tail

February 4, 2022

Six Animal-Themed Children’s Books to Celebrate Black History Month


 
March 5, 2015

Laying the final brick – Domestic violence shelter prepares to open its doors to families with pets

Safe Embrace, a domestic violence shelter in Reno, was recently awarded a Safe Housing grant from RedRover. Thanks to your support, our Safe Housing grant enabled the Northern Nevada shelter to build the area’s first SAF-T (Sheltering Animals and Families Together) shelter for pets of domestic violence victims. The project is being led by their Executive Director, John Etchemendy.

September 3, 2014

The Deadly Link: a documentary

RedRover has joined up with The Deadly Link, a new investigative documentary on the connection between animal abuse and domestic violence. The documentary is meant to educate police officers, social service providers, veterinarians and other investigators about the connection on different forms of abuse and help them work together to stop it. Watch the trailer:

(Trigger warning; contains dramatization.)

July 17, 2014

From fearful victim to safe survivor

When you move to a brand new city, it’s normal to feel some fear and anxiety. But when Robin*, a long-time cat lover, moved to a new city in Michigan with her husband, all she began to experience was fear. Her abusive husband became increasingly violent. Robin feared that her abuser would retaliate her young cats, CJ and Sam, if she left them behind.

July 16, 2014

Beacon of Hope aims to provide safe haven for pets and people from domestic violence

Beacon of Hope Center for Women, Inc., a domestic violence shelter in Indianapolis, Indiana, is committed to keeping families safe, including family members of furry nature.

Watch this video and see how this domestic violence shelter recognized the need for safe housing for pets, and found a way to help.

July 8, 2014

Powerful video makes the case for pets at domestic violence shelters

In less than five minutes, this powerful video will make you a believer in having pet housing at domestic violence shelters. You'll understand why we think it's so important to preserve the amazing bond between people and animals.

May 16, 2014

New Hampshire Senate votes to include pets in domestic violence protection orders

Victory in New Hampshire! A state Senate panel has approved a measure that includes pets in domestic violence protective orders! New Hampshire is now the 27th state looking to include pets in protective orders for victims of domestic violence or stalking. Congratulations New Hampshire! We hope this will encourage more states to consider passing similar measures to protect pets and their families!

May 2, 2014

Shocking PSA puts pets and domestic violence in the spotlight

As an organization working to bring animals from crisis to care, RedRover takes pride in celebrating the success of other groups working to help animals and people.

April 16, 2014

Fish friends mean comfort for family in domestic violence shelter

Christina is a domestic violence survivor. She suffered abuse in her home at the hands of her partner, fearing for her own life and the life of her five-year-old son, Damien.

When Christina made the difficult decision to escape her abuser, she knew she would need support to get her whole family out safely.

April 10, 2014

Domestic violence survivor speaks out

No one should have to choose between their own safety and the safety of their pets. Watch domestic violence survivor Alexis Moore tell her story, and help RedRover keep families and pets stay safely together.