RedRover News



November 16, 2022

Pilot program for Sacramento’s Native youth

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Earlier this year, RedRover launched a partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) to develop and pilot an expanded […]
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 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.

April 20, 2016

Lifesaving solutions for pets escaping domestic violence

By RedRover President and CEO, Nicole Forsyth

August 24, 2015

Can we help these states create pet-friendly housing?

May 27, 2015

Dog and family stick together through domestic violence

Gina’s dog, Cooper, meant everything to her children. One of Gina’s kids had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and Cooper had bonded closely with the sick child over the years. But the entire family suffered under the hands of their abuser, and Cooper was a victim of domestic violence, too. Gina knew it was time to escape, but she wouldn’t leave without Cooper.

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.

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.

February 6, 2013

RedRover Relief program helps animals – and women – in crisis

“There are so many victims in abusive relationships who don’t leave home because they have nowhere for their pets to go,” said Diedra Davis of the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County, Inc. in Texas. “To know that their pets are in a safe place is such a relief.