RedRover

Rating: 4.93 stars   332 reviews

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Location: PO Box 188890 Sacramento CA 95818 USA

Mission: RedRover, formerly United Animal Nations (UAN), focuses on bringing animals out of crisis and strengthening the bond between people and animals through a variety of programs, including emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education.
Target demographics: animals in crisis
Direct beneficiaries per year: nearly 2,000 animals in crisis. In 2013, we deployed RedRover Responders volunteers to help more than 1,300 animals, including those affected by the tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma. In 2013, we also helped save the lives of more than 650 animals by awarding financial grants to help Good Samaritans, pet owners, animal rescuers and victims of domestic violence care for animals in life-threatening situations
Geographic areas served: U.S. and Canada
Programs: Through RedRover Responders, we shelter and care for animals displaced by natural disasters and other crises, such as criminal seizures and hoarding cases. The RedRover Relief program provides funding to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers, pet owners and victims of domestic violence to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations. The RedRover Readers program helps children explore the bond between people and animals through stories and discussion. Volunteers visit elementary school classrooms, after-school programs, animal shelters and other venues to read to children and lead discussions -- helping children develop critical thinking skills and empathy.
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Rating: 5 stars  

Thanks a million to Redrover for helping my little Dachshund Buba when we couldn't afford to have some rotten teeth removed .Bubba has three canine teeth left. Redrover stepped up with a grant of $150. Thankfully we were able to pay the rest of the bill. Buba has been on a soft dog food and will always be on soft food. Buba is free from pain now. Thank you so much for the help Redrover, hopefully Buba will have many more years to come. Silver Bluff Animal Hospital did a great job also and I appreciate all they've done for Buba.

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1997

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Rating: 5 stars  

They are there to help in deseparate situations whetther it be natural disasters or helping fund someone who needs crticial care for their pet. They rock!!!

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

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Very Well

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2007

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Rating: 5 stars  

Red Rover, and in particular, Esperanza, was truly a blessing for me and my family. Our beloved rescued shepherd, Wyatt, was hit by a car. He was severely injured. Since I'm a single mom of three children with chronic illnesses, we have been financially devastated. I was so worried that I wouln't be able to pay for Wyatt's mandatory surgery. Because of Red Rover, I was able to make arrangements and move forward with my dog's medical care. He is now on his way to recovery, and will have a good quality of life. My kids and I are so grateful, and I plan in the future to take a more active role and give back to other animals in need.

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Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

In the beginning I would sit & cry while on my computer and donate a little money here and there to different animal charities. I realized I was just making myself sad reading horrific stories about animal curlety. Then I reached out to RedRover. Org and got involved in the Responders and Readers program and now make a difference!! I love RedRover for all that they do to help out.

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After I retired from a career of over twenty years. I found myself sitting at my computer trying to help every and any non profit animal rescue organization. I'd sit and cry, tears running down my face. My heart breaking, reading some horrifying stories.Starring into the computer I'd send off five,ten or twenty dollars to try and help.When I came across RedRover a light went off in my head and heart. Here is a group that I could get trained and be of some really needed help. If I didn't have the money, I had the time to help. And RedRover has different areas of experience that I could apply myself. And make a difference,see the difference, and feel that I made a difference! I have been on three rescues as a responder. I have been trained a RedRover Reader as well.

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Life-changing

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2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

I rescued a little dog to keep it from going to the poind, i took it to the vet because i had fowel breath, and its fur went fron white to brown from the dogs poisonous saliva from the infection from its teeth. The vet told me about Red Rover, they were very fast, i got the dog help immediately, he is more lively and spunky after getting all his rotten teeth pulled thanks to Red Rover, thank you very much!!!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a volunteer with Red Rover for many years. This is such a wonderful organization. Red Rover helps animals and communities in many ways; The reading program for children, help families who can't afford veterinary costs for sick or injured animals, always willing to assist in any disaster, and many other ways. I have been on 4 deployments and was impressed with the organazation and communication skills that Red Rover leaders and staff have.

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Life-changing

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2011

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Thank you for being our 100th review! We appreciate all that you have done as a volunteer and supporter.

Rating: 5 stars  

I kicked up my own Cool Dog campaign in my town after finding a dog inside a 106 degree car in 2007. The town Animal Control Officer refused to release the dog until the owner returned, 25 minutes later. That made me realize the breadth and depth of ignorance on a problem that is pervasive. My successes I owe much to RedRover for providing educational materials and resources which I learned much from. They also offered needed support and credibility to my efforts. RedRover is providing a REAL and very tangible product that is helping achieve the most important element in changing our culture to realize the value and inherent worth of animal life, and what animals bring to human life - and that animals deserver respect and kindness in their own right.

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Life-changing

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2012

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Thank you for being an inspiration to others with your amazing work to spread the message of the My Dog is Cool Campaign. We appreciate your support and your efforts!

Rating: 5 stars  

It has been about a year since my initial training with Red Rover. I have been on two deployments; most recently in response to Hurricane Isaac. The people, and animals, there were very glad for our help. I will continue to volunteer with Red Rover. Taking animals from crisis to care.

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A lot

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2012

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Thank you for deploying to shelter animals displaced by disaster and rescued from cruelty. We couldn't do it without you!

Rating: 5 stars  

I became involved after Katrina and even though I have not had much volunteer time in I can say RedRover is an awesome organization. The work they do to bring help to animals in need is great! I am proud to be associated with this group!

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For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

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Very Well

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2012

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Thank you for all you have done as a volunteer. It is appreciated and maybe we can work together again on a future deployment. We appreciate your kind words.

Rating: 5 stars  

MY NAME IS VINCE L. I HAD A GREAT JOB FOR 18.5 YEARS ,IN 2008 IWAS LAID OFF DO TO CUT BACKS , I HAVE HAD NO LUCK IN FINDING WORK , I DO WHAY I CAN TO MAKE A BUCK FOR BILLS , AT THE TIME MY DOG MAX WAS HAVING A PROBLEM , A TUMOR ON HIS FORHEAD I NEEDED HELP TO HAVE IT REMOVED ,FRIENDS HELPED ME BUT MOST OF ALL BY GOING ON LINE TO RED ROVER , THEY CAME THROUGH AND BLESSED ME WITH A LARGE DONATION TO HELP MY MAX , ILOVE MY BOY MAX SO MUCH , WHEN THINGS GET MUCH BETTER FOR ME I WILL BE HELPING RED ROVER OUT AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE ,THANK YOU RED ROVER YOUR AWSOME, I OWE YOU BIG TIME . THANK YOU MUCH VINCE LADICK AND MAX. THANK YOU .

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Life-changing

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2012

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