RedRover News



June 23, 2022

Collaborating for a Kinder World

By Tara Lenehan, Education Coordinator Collaboration is key to RedRover’s mission, since we know that so much more is possible when we work together for a […]
June 15, 2022

Social and emotional learning: Working at the roots of kindness

By Caty Franco, Project Manager Social and emotional learning – you may have heard this term recently. It’s a buzzword of late that’s been conflated with […]
June 10, 2022

Leading with Empathy: Behind the Scenes with Laurel

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

Kind News magazine features cool careers with animals

By Amelia Saris, Project Coordinator II The goal of Kind News magazine is to inspire kids to show empathy towards people and animals and support children’s […]
June 10, 2022

Gunny’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator When Crystal first adopted Gunny in 2016, it was only because one of her children had fallen head over […]
June 10, 2022

Miss Priscilla’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Priscilla, a regal Siberian cat, was nearly 10 years old when Kendra adopted her. The stunning feline had many […]
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 […]

 
January 6, 2010

Happy ending for mom and baby

December 22, 2009

The horses have left the building!

We just got word that the last of the horses were adopted or picked up by rescue on Monday. The barn is empty. Job well done EARS team!!!!

Read this news article for details on where some of the horses ended up.

December 21, 2009

Finally, happiness for the horses

Submitted by Janell Matthies, UAN Emergency Services Manager

There were only 10 horses left at the temporary shelter on Friday. All the others had been adopted or transferred to rescue groups. As I walked through the barn watching the volunteers do morning chores and the remaining horses contentedly chew their hay, I was overwhelmed by how much had happened in Mule Barn #5 over the past 26 days.

December 16, 2009

All I want for Christmas is … horse poop?

Many women want jewelry, clothes or spa treatments for Christmas. Sandy Cochran of Jackson, South Carolina wanted to pick up horse manure for a week.

December 10, 2009

Kind words of thanks

Today we received a wonderful note from Terri Merritts of Nashville thanking UAN and the EARS volunteers for helping the horses in Tennessee. Here is part of Terri's note:

December 9, 2009

Horses are on the move

Good news! Fifteen of the healthiest horses at the emergency shelter have been transported to Horse Haven of Tennessee, an equine humane society in Knoxville.

December 8, 2009

Horse rescue goes to the dogs

The 84 horses UAN's Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) volunteers are sheltering in Nashville now have company -- 17 starving dogs rescued from a squalid trailer in East Tennessee.

December 3, 2009

Angels in red shirts

Submitted by UAN Communications Director Alexis Raymond

This week I spoke to several EARS volunteers who have returned from the emergency horse shelter in Tennessee about their experience. The only thing I can say is, “Wow.” United Animal Nations is lucky to have so many amazing, kind and dedicated people on its EARS team.

December 1, 2009

Giving up is not an option

Our EARS team in Tennessee is working practically around the clock to care for 84 sick and starving horses who were rescued from lives of neglect last Tuesday. The volunteers barely have time to sleep, let alone take photos or write blog posts. But we did just speak with UAN Emergency Services Manager Janell Matthies, who told us about a few of the many wonderful horses who are fighting for their lives.