RedRover News



November 15, 2022

Changing the landscape for human and animal well-being: Collaborating with Detroit’s Dog Aide

By Helia Zarkhosh, Communications and Marketing Coordinator II It’s not an exaggeration to say that human and animal well-being are inextricably linked. Where there is human […]
November 15, 2022

Love and blessings for Lola

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator After Cynthia lost her sweet older dog Polly to metastatic breast cancer in the spring, she and her other […]
November 15, 2022

“Every animal deserves love”: Carlos’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator “Carlos was a friendly neighborhood cat that I decided to take in. Every animal deserves love and care and […]
November 15, 2022

My first deployment: Supporting survivors in Rhode Island

By Ketia Johnson, Community Outreach Coordinator As RedRover’s Community Outreach Coordinator, much of my work involves assisting domestic violence shelters and animal shelters in creating their […]
November 1, 2022

Onward and upward for rescued beagles

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager I’ve always been a bit of a wandering soul, leading with my heart and doing what felt […]
October 20, 2022

A survivor’s promise: A DVAM Happy Tail

When Katie* gathered the courage to leave her abusive partner with her three kids, the family was devastated to learn that they couldn’t bring their dog, […]
October 13, 2022

A journey of healing: 275 dogs rescued from alleged dogfighting

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager When we received a deployment request from our friends at the Humane Society of the United States […]
October 12, 2022

Helping more pets and survivors find safety in Rhode Island

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and what better time to pick up our power tools and help […]
October 12, 2022

Exciting progress for DV Awareness

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach I’ll be honest – when I joined RedRover in 2016, it was sometimes challenging to engage with domestic […]

 
March 7, 2017

Kate's birthday wish: A better life for animals

February 21, 2017

Hands-on collaboration for families escaping violence

By RedRover Relief Program Coordinator II, Laurel Meleski

In November, my colleague Rachel and I had the privilege of working alongside our amazing RedRover Responders volunteers on a special collaboration to help domestic violence victims and their pets in Longview, Washington.

Working together with Rescue Rebuild, our task was to transform three rooms at Emergency Support Shelter (ESS) into pet-friendly, co-sheltering spaces.

February 9, 2017

A young On-Call Angel shares her feelings on giving

Melissa Emerzian wanted to teach her nine-year-old daughter, Kate, the importance of giving back to the community, so she and Kate joined RedRover’s family of On-Call Angels in 2015. After reviewing several RedRover Relief cases, Kate got to choose the pet she wanted to personally help.

Here is what Kate had to say about her experience of giving back as an On-Call Angel:

January 19, 2017

You saved Joe’s life!

Joe was the smallest of five kittens when Karen rescued the whole litter from an abandoned barn and adopted them into her family. As a single mom working three jobs, Karen is so grateful for the joy the cats bring to her and her son, especially when things get tough.

November 15, 2016

Gratitude from animals you saved

Each year, the RedRover Relief program helps hundreds of animals by providing financial and emotional support to pet owners when their companions need lifesaving veterinary care.

These animals are living healthy, happy lives thanks to your generous support.

Learn more about the RedRover Relief program

November 10, 2016

"You saved my best friend."

Randall, a RedRover Relief recipient, shares his story

October 19, 2016

Lifesaving help for 87-year-old Sammy the Tortoise

Cat has dedicated her life to rescuing and caring for abused and neglected animals. So when she heard that Sammy, an 87-year-old desert tortoise, needed a new home, she couldn’t turn him away. Although it’s difficult to know exactly what his life has been like throughout his many years, the damage to his shell was clearly an indication of abuse.

October 18, 2016

Sanctuary for people and pets escaping violence

RedRover’s Domestic Violence Safe Housing grants provide funds to help domestic violence shelters become pet-friendly, so that no one has to choose between safety and family. This groundbreaking program continues to grow and make a powerful impact on domestic violence survivors and the people who help them.

September 21, 2016

Preventing pyometra: A lifesaving reason to spay your pets

By Laurel Meleski, RedRover Program Coordinator II