Entries by Kara Pollard

Old Bill’s Fun Run and Dog Is My CoPilot 

For the past 24 years, The Old Bill’s Fun Run has been an integral fundraising partner for many nonprofits in Jackson Hole. Dog Is My CoPilot is no exception.  We have relied on the generous donations from our amazing community of supporters to power our life saving rescue flights.   A little more about Old Bill’s […]

A New Focus on Animal Services

Dog Is My CoPilot has been on the leading edge of animal rescue organizations since its inception in 2012. Our model of flying dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters to no-kill adoption centers has saved thousands of animals and helped them continue their journey home. Our experience led our executive director, Kara Pollard, to be […]

Building partners and saving more lives together

Building partners →  growing flights Many municpal shelters across the country are overcrowded with amazing adoptable animals. When we visit our partner shelters, we can see first hand, large and medium sized dogs are typically the most overlooked and the hardest animals to adopt, which results in these animals being in shelters for a very […]

Two Cane Corsos, far away from home

Typically when Dog Is My CoPilot runs a flight of rescue animals, these dogs and cats are homeless. We are flying animals that have been abandoned or found on the street and we are delivering every animal to adoption centers, where they’ll find loving homes across the northwest. The average dog we save is 20-70lbs […]

More Pilots More Animal Lives Saved

Every year, as we work closely with shelters, our team meets loving animals that need to be flown to their furever homes. With more demand for our lifesaving flights, we need more pilots.    Don’t worry, Peter is not going anywhere, just getting a little assistance from three animal lovers. This year, we’re planning more […]

Flying those most in need #GivingTuesdayNow

We have all been significantly impacted by COVID-19.  But together with our supportive community, we continue our mission of saving lives. The animal shelters still need our help.  If you can, go by and adopt, volunteer, foster or donate. Their problems never end so we are doing what we can to help,  said Pilot Peter […]

Be part of the change for shelter animals

Covid-19 and helping shelter animals We know that Coronavirus is a concerning topic for people everywhere, including pet lovers. The virus is impacting every part of our life and can be especially worrisome for animal lovers.  Many cities and states are issuing stay at home ordinances to #flattenthecurve of coronavirus.  Animal adoption centers are in […]

Rescue updates for a smile

The ever evolving news stories about the coronavirus has made it hard to find the small joys in the world. Did you know that animal shelters have been impacted from the changes in our society? Since many states and cities have issued stay at home ordinances, the shelters are seeing fewer visitors, fewer volunteers and […]