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!


CARA's 10th ANNUAL DOG DAYS OF SUMMER was held
Saturday, August 26th, 2017, from 10:00am to 3:00pm

Pelahatchie Shore Park on The Reservoir, Brandon, MS

Sponsored by the Petco Foundation.  It was a great day of fun.  Thanks again to all of those who sponsored, volunteered, and participated in this annual event.  Please check out our Facebook Photo Album

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