Community Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. (CARA) is a No-Kill Shelter located in Jackson, MS.  We care for an average of 300 dogs & 120 cats daily.

CARA is...

  • Operated by volunteers, volunteer board members, and part-time shelter employees
  • Supported by private donations from individuals, businesses, & fund raising events
  • Receives no funds from the city, county, state or federal government

Are you interested in Adopting?  Read our Dog Adoption Booklet or the Cat Adoption Booklet to ensure you know the basics about adding a CARA shelter pet to your family.  Filled with tips, behavior training and advice!


Charity Golf Tournament for CARA -- October 30th, 2017
Thanks to all of our sponsors and players who participated in our first golf tournament to benefit the shelter sweet hearts.  It was a beautiful day at Reunion Golf and Country Club in Madison and we send out a big thank you to Casey and his staff. Check out our facebook event album.