RedRover News

January 10, 2023

Lucky Luna Lovegood’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Bethany had long been involved in the world of animal rescue when she realized the unique problems domestic rabbits […]
January 10, 2023

A Happy Tail for Cheech the Chihuahua

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Nate had already endured a long, difficult year when he turned the calendar to November. The pain of losing […]
December 13, 2022

2022 Year in Review

This year brought records and milestones for RedRover’s programs, and we have you to thank for making our lifesaving efforts such a success in 2022. Check […]
December 12, 2022

Bringing Ruby home: A Hurricane Ian adoption story

By Keleigh Friedrich, Director of Communications When Jamie Carlson deployed last fall to help animals after Hurricane Ian, she couldn’t help but think back to when […]
December 9, 2022

Your friendly neighborhood Bobcat: A Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator Bobcat, a cherished community cat, had already lived a long and storied life at 19 years old. But when […]
December 9, 2022

Singing Sweet Pea’s Happy Tail

By Savannah Verdon, Development and Engagement Coordinator  Sweet Pea the dog has the voice of an angel – a smiley, slobbery, wiggly pit bull angel. […]
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 […]

September 13, 2021

What additional training is required?

RedRover Responders volunteers are asked to complete the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) online course IS-100 prior to attending the RedRover Responders volunteer training workshop. We […]
September 13, 2021

Is animal-handling experience necessary to be RedRover Responders volunteer?

Volunteers need to have some basic animal handling experience, and need to be comfortable working with animals of unknown temperament. We encourage volunteers to have 50 […]
September 13, 2021

Will I get to do rescue work?

RedRover Responders’ area of expertise is temporary emergency animal sheltering, and that is the type of work that RedRover Responders volunteers are trained to do through […]
September 13, 2021

Who pays for deployment travel?

RedRover offers travel reimbursement up to $250 for volunteers who deploy for two or more days, not including travel days. Travel costs include, but are not […]
September 13, 2021

How do I become a RedRover Responders Volunteer?

By completing the training program, including attending a RedRover Responders Volunteer Training Workshop.
September 13, 2021

When will I be mobilized?

We can’t say for sure. You can review RedRover Responder’s disaster response history to get an idea of the frequency of deployments. Rarely does a deployment […]
September 13, 2021

What precuations has RedRover taken to ensure the safety of the volutneers?

RedRover Responders dedicates a portion of its training to safety procedures. The volunteer manual includes Safety Standard Operating Guidelines, and on-site safety issues are identified and […]
September 13, 2021

Will I be mobilized if I don’t have an email address?

RedRover Responders volunteers are required to have regular access to the Internet and use a secure, private email address. Email is our primary means of communicating […]
September 13, 2021

Can I apply if treatment is already underway?

Yes, we can consider any treatment done on or after the day an application is submitted. Please do not delay treatment because you are waiting for […]