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.

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.

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.

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.

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