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April 16, 2014

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.

April 11, 2014

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 1, 2014

Anthropomorphism in children’s literature

What happens when a child’s early impressions of animals are primarily stories of animals talking and wearing clothes? Recent research suggests books with anthropomorphized animal characters “lead to less learning and influence childrens’ conceptual knowledge about animals.”

March 20, 2014

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.

March 18, 2014

RedRover Responders volunteers deployed to Arkansas, to assist The Humane Society of the United States in caring for over 180 animals found living in neglectful conditions on a Jefferson County property.

 

Read the full press release

March 5, 2014

“This is their last night there.”

These were the words of Emergency Services Manager, Beth Gammie, the night before over 180 animals were seized from a suspected puppy mill in Jefferson County, Arkansas. Last week, RedRover assisted the Humane Society of the United States and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with various other volunteer groups in the rescue and care of the 121 dogs, 11 exotic birds, 19 chickens, 20 horses and multiple cats, rabbits and turtles that were removed from the Jefferson County property.

March 4, 2014

Since last week, RedRover has been assisting The Humane Society of the United States to shelter and care for 183 animals who were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in Jefferson County, Arkansas. Watch the video report below from KATV 7:

February 19, 2014

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 6, 2014

Last week, RedRover Responders volunteers answered a call for help to care for 190 cats, 11 dogs and various livestock at a shelter in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Our team was invited by American Humane Association to provide the loving animal care we’re known for – plus some much-needed elbow grease to clean, disinfect and repair the shelter so it could continue to be a resource for the community’s animals.

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