Welcome to CARA!
Donate to Our Animals by December 31st to Deduct from this Year's Taxes
3rd Annual Angel Tree Fundraiser
-- Our Angel Trees have been delivered! Pick an ornament & fulfill
the “wishes” of our precious animals. Please return the item(s) to the
angel tree location or CARA Shelter by DECEMBER 24th. Don’t have time
to shop?? CARA can always use monetary or gift card donations – just
give these to the store clerk! ANGEL TREE LOCATIONS:
Briarwood Pet Shop, The Rug Place, William Wallace Salon and Fondren
Barber Shop, Hollywood Feed – Ridgeland & Flowood Locations, Tractor
Supply – Richland & Clinton Locations, Atmos Energy, Petco, Animal
Health Center - Madison, Fondren Muse, Orange Leaf Yogurt, Repeat
Street, Apricot Lane, Northeast Animal Hospital-Ridgeland, Animal
Emergency & Referral Center-Flowood, CARA Shelter. View or print Flyer.
We are FINALISTS in two categories in the Best of Jackson! Now we need YOUR VOTES again for "Best Non-Profit Organization" (CARA) and "Best Annual Event" (Dog Days of Summer). Thank you for your continued support! Click the link to fill out your finalist ballot! http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/ballot/
From our Back in Black Adoption Event in November we had 24 adoptions and 97 donated adoption fees. 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! There has never been a better time to adopt one of these sweet hearts. Please view our sweet hearts and come meet your new best friend at the shelter.
BARNES & NOBLE FREE GIFT WRAPPING -- Starting Nov 29 thru Dec 24 CARA volunteers will be at Barnes & Noble in Ridgeland (please check our holiday schedule here). We will wrap your holiday presents for FREE, we just ask you leave us a Tip to contribute to our shelter animals. We do the wrapping. You save the animals. View/Print Promo Flyer or Wrapping Schedule.
PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA – December 7th & 8th from 11am-3pm at PETCO in Madison. Bring your pet(s) and get a digital photo with Santa for a $10 Donation to CARA!
GIANT CHRISTMAS TREE SALES from ALL SEASONS EVENTS at the Fairgrounds -- will donate $1.00 to CARA for each tree sold. Look for them under the big white tent that says “Christmas Trees” in red and the big CARA banner. They are open every day from 8am-8pm daily starting Thanksgiving Day!
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.
Thanks to Anjou Restaurant, Gallo Family Wines, and Gigi's Cupcakes for helping make our Murder in Sin City Mystery Dinner from October 29, 2013, a success. Please review our Facebook Album from the event.
Want to Volunteer at CARA? 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
Junior is a male domestic shorthair who is 9 months old. He has a wonderful disposition and loves to be petted. Even though he as spent most of his life in a shelter, Junior longs for a home of his own. If you are interested in Junior, please click on the link below.
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.