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February 4, 2022

Six Animal-Themed Children’s Books to Celebrate Black History Month

One way to honor Black History Month is by reading animal-themed children’s books by Black authors with your children or students! These books touch on a […]
February 1, 2022

Opening windows to others’ worlds: Q&A with Dr. Worokya Duncan

In our efforts to ensure that RedRover Readers and Kind News magazine are inclusive and accessible to diverse students and educators, we worked with education consultant […]
January 21, 2022

Everything’s Coming Up Rose: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Like so many others for whom the COVID-19 pandemic had been emotionally and financially exhausting, Kimberly was doing […]
January 10, 2022

Unchain Marlboro: A Happy Tail update for South Carolina dogs

In November of 2021 our RedRover Responders team headed to Bennettsville, South Carolina, to support the Humane Society of Marlboro County’s (HSMC) Unchained Marlboro program. This […]
January 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Caty

By Helia Zarkhosh, RedRover Communications Coordinator What does a typical day look like for RedRover staff members? How do we answer the call for help when […]
January 10, 2022

Fostering special bonds through Equine Therapy

RedRover’s Junior Advisory Board gives young people the opportunity to step into leadership and make a difference in the lives of people and animals. One member, […]
January 10, 2022

Don’t Forget the Pets San Diego: Community Support through Crisis

Now more than ever, there’s something special about bringing people from different sectors together for a common goal – in this case, strengthening the human-animal bond […]
January 10, 2022

A Galaxy of Love: Neptune’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator Sometimes opportunity comes knocking, and other times, unconditional loves come meowing. Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Erica […]
December 8, 2021

Devon and Sage: A Puppy’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, RedRover Development and Engagement Coordinator When you’re young and still learning to navigate the complexities of adult life, having a four-legged companion by […]

 
April 15, 2014

Thank you for helping Reiki!

Because of your support, we were able to help Reiki, a seven-year-old golden retriever service dog who needed lifesaving surgery to survive.

April 11, 2014

Hoppy Spring from Boo Boo!

After all Michael had been through, he couldn’t imagine losing his friend Boo Boo, a therapy rabbit. As an Army veteran and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) sufferer, Michael depends on Boo Boo for help through tough times. “Boo Boo was given to me as part of a veteran program to help with PTSD,” Michael said. “He is house-trained and is with me 24 hours a day.

April 10, 2014

Domestic violence survivor speaks out

No one should have to choose between their own safety and the safety of their pets. Watch domestic violence survivor Alexis Moore tell her story, and help RedRover keep families and pets stay safely together.

 

March 20, 2014

Mystique’s Angel

When a stray black-and-white Shih Tzu mix wandered up to Belinda in a vacant lot, she had no idea how lucky her life had become. The little dog (now named Mystique) was covered in mats and debris that made it painful for her to walk and move.

February 19, 2014

Fire survivor: Koal gets help from an On-Call Angel

When Julia went to the gym one day and left her dog, Koal, at home, she never imagined that he could be in any danger. Koal, a 12-year-old pit bull, was a very special dog who helped educate people on ending breed discrimination.

February 5, 2014

Safe Escape grant provides peace of mind for family fleeing abuse

When Stacey’s abusive husband began threatening her with violence, she fled with her two children and the family’s two dogs to a local domestic violence shelter.

January 13, 2014

"Nothing short of a miracle"

A military family from Georgia wrote to RedRover recently and needed our help. Their little three-year-old Shih Tzu, Ginger, had a massive bladder stone and the family couldn’t afford to pay for her surgery. “We are a military family and recently lost our home,”  Elizabeth, mother of three, told us. “We are in the process of getting back on our feet but cannot afford an expensive surgery for Ginger.”

December 17, 2013

VIDEO: A tale of two heroes

December 10, 2013

Share with family how they can help keep pets safe

Whether family comes to visit during the holidays, or you take Fido or Fluffy with you to visit a relative's home, it is important to remember the dangers that the holidays can pose to companion animals.