RedRover News



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 6, 2022

A Happy Tail for Pipe

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Nearly 10 years ago, Elizabeth returned from living abroad in Nicaragua with a little stowaway. Pipe had big brown […]

 
January 29, 2015

How Lucky got back on his feet

Jenny’s buddy Lucky started experiencing episodes where he had trouble walking and kept falling over. After the episodes started he seemed to be tired more often than not. Jenny was seeing her friend, her cuddle buddy, her source of comfort, fade before her eyes.

For the last ten years Jenny and Lucky have been constant companions. From childhood and living with Jenny’s parents, to going to college and moving out on their own, Jenny and Lucky have done everything together. To lose her furry family member to this mystery illness was unthinkable to Jenny.

January 1, 2015

Join the #IHeartMyPet campaign!

We are excited to announce the launch of our 2015 #IHeartMyPet Education Campaign! Our goal is to help animal caregivers prepare for veterinary emergencies through cost-saving strategies and preventive care tips.

Each year, our RedRover Relief case managers respond to thousands of desperate pleas from pet owners – often for animals suffering from life-threatening conditions that could have been avoided through simple preventative measures.

December 12, 2014

Jack is alive and well!

This is a happy ending story you made possible – you helped save Rick's best friend.

November 24, 2014

Here's how RedRover says "thanks!"

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 3, 2014

Mischievous cat receives lifesaving help

Tonya adopted Marley, a handsome Maine Coon, as a kitten from a high-kill shelter. He quickly became an important member of the family and developed a […]
September 16, 2014

We helped get Bear out of the woods together!

 

September 3, 2014

The Deadly Link: a documentary

RedRover has joined up with The Deadly Link, a new investigative documentary on the connection between animal abuse and domestic violence. The documentary is meant to educate police officers, social service providers, veterinarians and other investigators about the connection on different forms of abuse and help them work together to stop it. Watch the trailer:

(Trigger warning; contains dramatization.)

August 7, 2014

Left to fend for himself, Thomas the cat finds a forever family

Thomas the cat is lucky to that there are people like Tracy in the world. Thomas, a handsome grey cat with bright green eyes, was left to fend for himself in the outside world when his previous owners moved away. Not only did they leave social, friendly Thomas outside, they gave him little chance of survival.

July 17, 2014

From fearful victim to safe survivor

When you move to a brand new city, it’s normal to feel some fear and anxiety. But when Robin*, a long-time cat lover, moved to a new city in Michigan with her husband, all she began to experience was fear. Her abusive husband became increasingly violent. Robin feared that her abuser would retaliate her young cats, CJ and Sam, if she left them behind.