RedRover News



May 20, 2022

Enduring bonds: Volunteering in Poland for Ukrainian pets

By Beth Gammie, RedRover Director of Field Services The human-animal bond endures, even in times of war.  I recently took a couple weeks off from my […]
May 17, 2022

Join RedRover’s 35th Anniversary Party

Bringing Animals from Crisis to Care Since 1987 What: Enjoy great beer for a great cause! RedRover, a local 501(3)(c) animal welfare nonprofit, is celebrating its […]
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 […]
April 29, 2022

A year of expansion: Bringing kindness and inclusivity into classrooms

By Nicole Forsyth, President and CEO RedRover’s new partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) will develop and pilot an expanded version of the […]
April 14, 2022

Collaborating with compassion: A look back at Bennettsville

By Helia Zarkhosh, Communications and Marketing Coordinator II  As I prepared to join Devon Krusko, RedRover Field Services and Community Programs Manager, on an Unchain Marlboro […]
April 8, 2022

Working with children on the spectrum: Autism Awareness Month

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II April is #AutismAwarenessMonth and #AutismAcceptanceMonth! Do you know a child who is on the autism spectrum? Although every child is […]
April 6, 2022

Making Glynn County pet-friendly

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach And just like that, another domestic violence (DV) shelter in Georgia has become pet-friendly! Last month, a team […]

 
April 1, 2014

What’s wrong with talking animals in children’s books?

Anthropomorphism in children’s literature

What happens when a child’s early impressions of animals are primarily stories of animals talking and wearing clothes? Recent research suggests books with anthropomorphized animal characters “lead to less learning and influence childrens’ conceptual knowledge about animals.”

January 31, 2014

Freckles and Willie: A Valentine's Day story to share with students

Freckles and Willie: A Valentine's Story tells the tale of Willie and his dog Freckles. When a new neighbor moves in who doesn't like dogs, Willie is faced with challenges of friendship and loyalty with people and pets.

5 ways to bring Freckles and Willie: A Valentine's Story to life in your classroom

January 8, 2014

"I am so thrilled to be involved with RedRover Readers!"

RedRover recently received this glowing testimonial from Susan Courtney, a RedRover Readers-trained elementary school teacher, after using the RedRover Readers curriculum in her classroom. (Susan is the same teacher who gave us this feedback right after attending the RedRover Readers Teacher Training.)

Hi Karly!

November 19, 2013

Be our lucky winner with Lucky Dog!

We are thrilled to announce that the royalties from a new children’s book from Scholastic, Lucky Dog, will benefit RedRover.

Our Lucky Dog Facebook contest is now closed.

November 15, 2013

"These are moments I live for"

An interview with Whitney Best, RedRover Readers volunteer

By Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President and CEO

Whitney Best lives in Sacramento, California, and has volunteered with the RedRover Readers program since 2009. She visits classrooms and encourages children to think humanely about animals. She sat down with RedRover President and CEO Nicole Forsyth to talk about what makes the RedRover Readers program unique.

Nicole: What made you decide to volunteer for RedRover?