RedRover News



October 4, 2021

In the Spirit of Empathy: Supporting the human-animal bond through crises

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Few among us can say they escaped the myriad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, we have all […]
September 16, 2021

The best possible ending for Monument Fire pets: Stories from the ground

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager Descending into Sacramento, California, the smoke was noticeable. It seeped into the airplane cabin, and passengers began […]
September 13, 2021

Sheb’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Jesse entered her local animal shelter in 2019 as a single woman, and left as a mother of […]
September 13, 2021

Doing my part: Helping animals impacted by wildfires

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach A co-worker checked in with me following the recent Caldor Fire deployment to see how I was doing. […]
September 13, 2021

Huge strides in Safe Housing

Our Safe Housing grant program helps domestic violence shelters create pet housing options to allow pets and people to escape abuse together. And wow, has this […]
September 13, 2021

A Second Chance for China

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator An avid dog lover, Andrea had endless stories to tell about the strays and rescue pups she had […]
August 26, 2021

RedRover Responders Online Volunteer Training

August 11, 2021

Informational Zoom Series: More Ways to Give

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a RedRover Responders volunteer? Or what the difference is between a Safe Escape, Safe Housing, Urgent Care, […]
August 11, 2021

Informational Zoom Series: On-Call Angels program

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a RedRover Responders volunteer? Or what the difference is between a Safe Escape, Safe Housing, Urgent Care, […]

 
September 13, 2013

Big spots, bigger heart

Stacey was surprised when she found a friendly large dog with big brown spots roaming around her neighborhood. With no collar, tags or owner in sight, Stacey begin calling the pup “Petey,” but later realized Petey was a female! To keep her safe and sound, Stacey decided to give the Petey a life of safety and comfort in her own home.

Stacey took Petey to the veterinarian for an exam and learned that Petey was heartworm positive. The treatment would cost hundreds of dollars more than Stacey and her family could afford.

September 6, 2013

Polly want a cracker…or a couch cushion?

Parrots are known to be incredibly smart and sensitive – and Tarzan, a beautiful female African Grey parrot, is no different. Tarzan was poorly cared for in her previous home and had nearly plucked herself bald due to stress before finally nestling into her forever home with Pamela. With a lot of love, patience and attention, Pamela helped Tarzan get over her plucking and on the road to a happy life.

August 29, 2013

RedRover Relief seeks to help dog who suffers from severe motor oil burns

RedRover has received a RedRover Relief grant application for a dog in Iredell County, North Carolina that had hot motor oil poured over her body and now has severe burns as a result.  Cayley, a wirey mixed-breed dog, was surrendered to the  Iredell County Animal shelter with severe burns from her ears to the base of her tail, where it was discovered that her owner had poured hot motor oil over her skin to try and eradicate a mange problem.

August 15, 2013

Happy Ending: Dixie

Bianca adopted Dixie 12 years ago and they have been best friends ever since. When Dixie began showing signs of distress, Bianca took her to the veterinarian where it was discovered that Dixie had multiple large bladder stones. These stones were causing Dixie extreme pain and needed to be surgically removed.

August 7, 2013

Happy Ending: Tippy

When Christina adopted Tippy, a small tan-and-white Chihuahua mix from a local animal shelter, the shelter staff told her that Tippy was diagnosed with heartworm. Christina’s family was prepared to take on the expense of treatment that the shelter dog needed, but Tippy went downhill fast and needed costly emergency veterinary treatment.

August 2, 2013

Happy Ending: Riley

After losing her cherished Labrador retriever to pancreatitis, Shellie decided to bring Riley, a beautiful yellow Lab, into her life.

July 26, 2013

Pet safety: Gorilla Glue

We all work hard to give our pets the best lives possible. We give them great food, fun toys, loads of attention, and try to keep them safe from harm. However, keeping them safe isn't always easy as we’d like. Whether it's darting out the front door or eating something that they shouldn't, our pets can be great at getting into trouble.

July 12, 2013

Happy Ending: Pete

July 5, 2013

Happy Ending: Tripp