Welcome to CARA!
3rd Annual Wine Tasting to Benefit CARA! The event will be held at Olga’s Fine Dining on Monday, March 24th, 2014. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the wine tasting begins at 6 pm. Joe T’s Wine & Spirits will be providing the fine wines again this year. Also a local Sommelier will be sharing his knowledge of each of the wines that will compliment Olga’s favorite dishes. Come raise a glass to support CARA and enjoy a relaxing evening of fine wines, heavy hors d’oeuvres and music by Double Ramm Outlaws. We will have a silent auction with unique items plus door prizes. Hope to see you there!
Tickets: $45 ( in advance) $55 (at door) Credit Card sales contact Nancy at 601-497-0375. Must be 21 or older to attend.
HAVE YOU SEEN OUR NEW COMMERCIAL? We are so excited about it and our deepest THANKS go out to The Ramey Agency, Bob and Diana Potesky, Ron Blaylock, Josh Schooler, Sam Watson and Keith "Tater" Tatum for producing the PSA. See how many CARA staff and dogs you recognize in the video!
Are you interested in Adopting? Read our Dog Adoption Booklet or the Cat Adoption Booklet
to ensure your know the basics about adding a CARA shelter pet to your
family. Each is filled with tips, behavior training and advice. We guarantee you will learn something new!
ANNUAL UPDATE FOR 2014! -- KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM
Thanks for supporting CARA in 2013! ATTENTION: We need you to sign in to your account and select CARA to receive your Kroger Community Rewards for 2014. Go to www.kroger.com and sign in. Click on “My Account” to view your "Account Summary". You will see Community Rewards section at the bottom. Click the "Edit" button. Search CARA if not listed. Select the radial button next to our name Community Animal Rescue and Adoption (CARA) and click "Enroll". THANK YOU!!
From our Back in Black Adoption Event in November 2013 -- 98 Adoption Fees were PAID by generous Facebook Followers. To date (01/24/14), 30 shelter pets have been adopted through this event! Please check out our listings of our Black and mostly Black Dogs and Cats who are spayed/neutered, UTD on shots and now have PAID adoption fees! All they are waiting on is YOU -- Click Here!
The Dog Park is a Reality! Check out our Facebook album from the Grand Opening held Saturday, October 12. Read our Dog Park Page for the latest as well as how to get your dog's membership, rules, and what to expect during your first visit! Contact us at email@example.com for additional questions or comments. BREE's Bark Park is located right next to the CARA shelter.
Want to Volunteer at CARA in 2014? Click here.
KUDOS - Meet our recent donors. CARA appreciates all of your help! We can't thank the businesses and individuals enough who continue to support our cause.
HAPPY TAILS - Read successful adoption stories and get an update on how our former furbabies are doing in their new fur-ever homes! If you are interested in adopting please come by the shelter and see our precious ones waiting to find forever homes. Pictured is Goldie being adopted and on her way to her forever home! Goldie was the mother to Goldie's Lucky 13, who were found at a gas station dumpster back in 2011.
ADOPT-A-LEASH – If you are not able to have a pet of your own right now, please review this alternative program at our shelter. You can still make a difference in the life of a homeless animal. Click here for more details on our Adopt-A-Leash program.
Patron of the Pets
Your monthly donation gives us funds we can count on each month to keep food in bowls and litter in boxes!
- $15 a month will feed an animal for one week
- $25 a month will vaccinate three animals a month
- $40 a month will spay or neuter an animal
- $55 a month will help save the life of a heartworm positive
- dog or feed a nursing mama and her babies.
Pet of the Week
Sophie is a female, long-haired Siamese/Himalayan mix who is about 2 years old. She is declawed and will need to be an indoor-only cat. Sophie has a great personality and likes to rub on people. If you are interested in Sophie, please click on the link below.
Meet Cinnamon (left) and Spice (right). These little girls are about 12 weeks old and are Chihuahua/Dachshund mixes. These little ones love everyone, but due to their very small size, we are looking for homes without young children. If you are interested in adopting Cinnamon and Spice, please click on the link below.
Contact Us Online Form
960 N. Flag Chapel Rd., Jackson, MS 39209
Mon.- Tues., Fri.- Sat.(12 pm - 5 pm):
Wed., Thurs., Sun. Afternoons (By Appt.):
Pet of the Week: Fridays at 12:30 WLBT-TV3:
This program has provided funds for over 60 animal organizations around the state of Mississippi, primarily with their spay/neuter efforts. By promoting this fund, we are helping animals all over our state. Click here or on the image above.