RedRover News



April 6, 2022

Open hearts in animal welfare

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager My career in animal welfare began with a job in private practice veterinary medicine. I quickly learned […]
April 6, 2022

Supporting Survivors: RedRover’s Domestic Violence Assistance Programs

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach Since its inception in 2012, RedRover’s Safe Housing grant program has focused on creating pet-friendly spaces at domestic […]
April 6, 2022

Bogart’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator An actress and model herself, Sandra had worked hard to build her own model management firm. But with the […]
March 8, 2022

In the Fold of Love: Maggie Mae’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator With her squishy face and impossibly floppy pink tongue, Maggie Mae the English Bulldog was a sight to behold […]
March 8, 2022

Squeaks of Joy: A Cat’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Despite her own financial troubles, Angela couldn’t say no when her brother asked if she would be willing […]
February 11, 2022

From Texas to Maryland: Rescued dogs get a second chance

By Devon Krusko, Field Services and Community Programs Manager The rural property in Smith County, Texas, was well-hidden behind fences and gates – but the noise […]
February 11, 2022

Creating safe spaces for animal survivors in Oklahoma

By Katie Campbell, Director of Collaboration and Outreach Our time in Oklahoma was a breeze! Quite literally. Last month, our hardworking team of RedRover Responders volunteers […]
February 7, 2022

Stitch’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator After Miranda’s father passed away, she hit a low point unlike any other she’d suffered since being diagnosed […]
February 7, 2022

Leaps of Love: Keggie’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Exhausted after long days as full-time college students working part-time jobs, Lily and her boyfriend would come home […]

 
July 16, 2014

Beacon of Hope aims to provide safe haven for pets and people from domestic violence

Beacon of Hope Center for Women, Inc., a domestic violence shelter in Indianapolis, Indiana, is committed to keeping families safe, including family members of furry nature.

Watch this video and see how this domestic violence shelter recognized the need for safe housing for pets, and found a way to help.

July 8, 2014

Powerful video makes the case for pets at domestic violence shelters

In less than five minutes, this powerful video will make you a believer in having pet housing at domestic violence shelters. You'll understand why we think it's so important to preserve the amazing bond between people and animals.

June 4, 2014

An angel waiting in the wings

Mary needed a miracle. Miss Kitty, her rescued cat, needed emergency care but Mary couldn’t afford the high cost of treatment. Mary was determined to find a way to save Miss Kitty. Luckily for her, an angel was waiting in the wings...

May 20, 2014

You inspire! Heather and Blue's story

When we reached out to you last month to help Reiki, a service dog who needed emergency surgery, we were overwhelmed by your generosity. Heather, a fellow supporter, was especially inspired by the way our RedRover community came together to help Reiki. You see, Heather has her own incredible rescue story, and she knows how much it means when the community rallies together to support a family in need.

May 20, 2014

Your support saved Clover from abuse!

After living in fear of abuse and violence for months, Andrea* said, “enough.” She was ready to escape her batterer, but only if she could bring her little terrier mix, Clover, with her.

May 16, 2014

New Hampshire Senate votes to include pets in domestic violence protection orders

Victory in New Hampshire! A state Senate panel has approved a measure that includes pets in domestic violence protective orders! New Hampshire is now the 27th state looking to include pets in protective orders for victims of domestic violence or stalking. Congratulations New Hampshire! We hope this will encourage more states to consider passing similar measures to protect pets and their families!

May 13, 2014

Happy Ending: Sarkozy

Do you remember ever being on a ramen noodle-and-pizza kind of budget? College students Katelyn and Katie do, but regardless of their tight budget, they’re determined to do anything to keep their cat, Sarkozy, happy and safe. Katelyn and Katie think of Sarkozy as more than just a pet – they consider her part of the family. “Sarkozy is my life, I love her so much and I hate seeing her in pain,” Katelyn told us.

May 2, 2014

Shocking PSA puts pets and domestic violence in the spotlight

As an organization working to bring animals from crisis to care, RedRover takes pride in celebrating the success of other groups working to help animals and people.

April 16, 2014

Fish friends mean comfort for family in domestic violence shelter

Christina is a domestic violence survivor. She suffered abuse in her home at the hands of her partner, fearing for her own life and the life of her five-year-old son, Damien.

When Christina made the difficult decision to escape her abuser, she knew she would need support to get her whole family out safely.