RedRover News



October 4, 2022

Macy and Me: A lifesaving bond

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Content warning: this story includes reference to suicide.  You may know me as the author of many of RedRover’s Happy […]
October 3, 2022

NEW RedRover Readers On-Demand Workshop & Expanded Curriculum

NEW ON-DEMAND ONLINE WORKSHOP As students face the repercussions of the past few years of isolation, classrooms need programs that encourage positive social interaction and peer-to-peer […]
September 28, 2022

Animal Resources for Hurricane Ian

Our hearts are with all the people and animals impacted by Hurricane Ian. Here is a list of currently available animal emergency shelters and resources for […]
September 13, 2022

“Empathy is everything”: How Ruthless Kindness works to prevent human and animal suffering

  For veterinarians Dr. Sarah Reidenbach and Dr. Kate Kuzminski, knowing they’re making a difference – in many cases, saving lives – has kept them going […]
September 13, 2022

Helping Florida’s coastal cats

By Beth Gammie, Director of Field Services In the sweltering heat of a Florida summer, our RedRover Responders team gathered in Wakulla County for the first […]
September 12, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Heidi

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 […]
September 9, 2022

Love brought in from the snow: Adora’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When you have bipolar disorder, it can often feel like nothing in life comes easy. Navigating the mental healthcare […]
September 9, 2022

Roxie the Rottweiler’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator After becoming a single mother, Amanda worked her hardest to provide for her children, including her human child and […]
September 9, 2022

Animal Resources for California Wildfires

Our hearts are with all the people and animals impacted by the current wildfires. Here is a list of currently available animal emergency shelters and resources […]

 
July 28, 2009

Goodbye with Grace

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

So I’m saying goodbye to all of my friends (dogs, cat, duck and human) from Hawaii. As usual it’s difficult to leave, but comforting to know the animals are in such capable hands. The local organizations involved are more than incredible. I have never met a group of people more willing and actually pleased to do ANYTHING for the animals -- whether it’s cleaning poop, washing dirty crates, sweeping, paperwork or the fun part of actually loving on the animals.

July 24, 2009

Video of dogs rescued in Hawaii

"400 neglected animals rescued, almost ready for adoption," from KHNL.

Video of the dogs being removed from the property, from HSUS.

July 23, 2009

A few of our favorite things

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

Since Happy Sue has gone to the vet for treatment and local volunteers jumped at the chance to foster her, we have redirected our affections to the many other animals in our care.

During lunch today I asked the volunteers to tell me who was their favorite and why. This is a sampling of their answers:

- "Mary, the red pit. She is really shy, but trying so hard to give us another chance." (picture 1 below)

July 23, 2009

The happiest, sweetest, goofiest dog we’ve ever met

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

July 21, 2009

Caring: What we do best

On Sunday, July 19, a team of UAN's trained Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers began caring for more than 400 dogs, cats, ducks, chickens, swans and geese seized from a hoarding situation in Hawaii. EARS volunteers helped set up a temporary shelter for the animals and will care for them until they can be transferred to rescue groups and shelters for adoption.

July 20, 2009

Chain links and zip ties

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

Even though we are here in Hawaii, you would never guess that people were lounging by a pool or having fun in the ocean. About 30 volunteers from EARS and other groups swarmed into the warehouse yesterday to help set up our temporary emergency shelter. The volunteers, some even from the mainland, have been sweating all day creating kennel after kennel out of chain-link fencing and zipties.