Community Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. (CARA) is a No-Kill Shelter located in Jackson, MS. 

  • 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!

Save the Date -- Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10am to 3pm for
CARA's 12th Annual Dog Days of Summer at Pelahatchie Shore Park at the Reservoir.

Please note effective 4/01/19 --  Brees Dog Park will be closed to the public and the park will be used strictly for shelter dogs.