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 […]

 
August 26, 2009

Puppy mill dogs moving on

Here are some of the shelters and rescue groups that have taken in dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Kaufman County, Texas on August 11:

• SPCA of Texas
• Operation Kindness (Carrolton, TX)
• Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
• PAWS Patrol (Mesquite, TX)
• Poodle Rescue of Houston
• Collin County Humane Society (McKinney, TX)

These organizations will evaluate the dogs and make them available for adoption.

August 21, 2009

Tears of happiness

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager


August 19, 2009

A bad hair day turns good

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

After our amazingly good day Monday, the volunteers and animals are still in a celebratory mood. Chatting mingles with barking and yips to make the sound of a happy shelter. We are getting ready to say "good-bye" to some of our new furry friends and telling them all about the great life that awaits them.

August 17, 2009

Another win for the animals!

The woman accused of operating a puppy mill in Kaufman County, Texas will lose custody of the hundreds of animal in her care, a judge ruled today. Volunteers and staff with UAN, The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake will now begin transporting the animals from the temporary shelter where they've been for the past week to rescue groups and shelters for foster care and adoption.

See news coverage of the verdict.

August 17, 2009

Everything is bigger in Texas

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

August 14, 2009

Catching our breath

Submitted by Emergency Services Manager Janell Matthies (pictured at top)

It’s day six at the emergency shelter in Kaufman Texas and I am just now finding a moment to sit down and let you all know what has been happening here.

August 13, 2009

Light at the end of the tunnel

Nearly 600 dogs and puppies tasted hope on Tuesday when they were freed from a puppy mill in Kaufman County, Texas.