RedRover News



February 6, 2023

Mentoring a young pet lover: A volunteer’s story

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Virginia “Ginny” Volk-Anderson loves kids, animals, and nature. So, when she first heard of the RedRover Readers program back in 2011, […]
February 6, 2023

Baxter’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator For Elizabeth’s six children, the family dogs, Baxter and Stella, were simply two more siblings to play with and […]
January 10, 2023

Lucky Luna Lovegood’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Bethany had long been involved in the world of animal rescue when she realized the unique problems domestic rabbits […]
January 10, 2023

A Happy Tail for Cheech the Chihuahua

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Nate had already endured a long, difficult year when he turned the calendar to November. The pain of losing […]
December 13, 2022

2022 Year in Review

This year brought records and milestones for RedRover’s programs, and we have you to thank for making our lifesaving efforts such a success in 2022. Check […]
December 12, 2022

Bringing Ruby home: A Hurricane Ian adoption story

By Keleigh Friedrich, Director of Communications When Jamie Carlson deployed last fall to help animals after Hurricane Ian, she couldn’t help but think back to when […]
December 9, 2022

Your friendly neighborhood Bobcat: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Bobcat, a cherished community cat, had already lived a long and storied life at 19 years old. But when […]
December 9, 2022

Singing Sweet Pea’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator  Sweet Pea the dog has the voice of an angel – a smiley, slobbery, wiggly pit bull angel. […]
November 16, 2022

Pilot program for Sacramento’s Native youth

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Earlier this year, RedRover launched a partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) to develop and pilot an expanded […]

 
February 24, 2010

An awesome experience

Submitted by Angela Shields, EARS Field Team Leader (pictured at top)

February 23, 2010

Dogfighting: Cruelty, not sport

Submitted by Andy Bass, EARS South Florida State Coordinator

February 22, 2010

11 more fighting dogs brought to safety

Watch this news segment from WJBF Channel 6 to learn more about the second group of dogs rescued from a dogfighting ring in Georgia over the weekend.

Law enforcement officials say they received a tip about this situation from someone who had seen a segment on Channel 6 about the February 17 seizure of 26 dogs.

February 21, 2010

Changing at a moment's notice

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

At the EARS volunteer training workshop, one of the themes covered is how volunteers should be ready for anything: “Be ready for circumstances to change at a moment’s notice," “be flexible," “be prepared for anything.” Well, today was a perfect example of that concept in a real deployment.

We got to the shelter at 8 a.m. and began our usual morning duties. The dogs have quickly adjusted to their new schedule; everything was very Zen as we went about our day calmly and quietly.

February 19, 2010

One foot in front of the other

Submitted by Foot the Dog

February 19, 2010

The sound of wagging tails

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

February 19, 2010

Video and news coverage of the shelter

The local media has picked up the story of the dogs rescued from chains in Georgia.

View this video from Channel 6 WJBF:

February 12, 2010

UAN Assists in Rescue of 26 Chained Dogs in Georgia