RedRover News

June 23, 2022

Collaborating for a Kinder World

By Tara Lenehan, Education Coordinator Collaboration is key to RedRover’s mission, since we know that so much more is possible when we work together for a […]
June 15, 2022

Social and emotional learning: Working at the roots of kindness

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Social and emotional learning – you may have heard this term recently. It’s a buzzword of late that’s been conflated with […]
June 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Laurel

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 […]
June 10, 2022

Kind News magazine features cool careers with animals

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II The goal of Kind News magazine is to inspire kids to show empathy towards people and animals and support children’s […]
June 10, 2022

Gunny’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Crystal first adopted Gunny in 2016, it was only because one of her children had fallen head over […]
June 10, 2022

Miss Priscilla’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Priscilla, a regal Siberian cat, was nearly 10 years old when Kendra adopted her. The stunning feline had many […]
May 11, 2022

Happy Tail: Bene can see clearly now the pain is gone

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Patricia is the quintessential dog mom to her two Akitas, Bene (“Ben-ay”) and his sister Mika-San, (plus their spoiled […]
May 6, 2022

A safe escape for a family of turtles

Danielle’s* pet turtles are part of her family, so when she found herself seeking safe shelter from domestic violence, she did not have the heart to […]
May 6, 2022

Saving Fenwick: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Four years ago when Brenda worked for her local animal control agency, a little black and white cat was […]

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