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A pair of Pitbulls catch a flight to Montana

Rolly and Polly began their quest to find a forever home months ago. Recently, their search was accelerated when Archangel Animal Network + the staff at the Fort Worth Animal Care and Control shelter in Texas realized the urgency of their care. Rolly and Polly needed to find their way out of Texas, before their […]

Flying Passengers 18,000 Home

This week, Cinnamon and Buns were our lucky 18,000 and 18,001 passengers!  We picked up these cute duo at Laredo Animal Services in Laredo, Texas and flew them, along with about 80 other pets, up to the Humane Society of Utah and other Colorado + Idaho partners.  Loredo is a city on the Mexican border, […]

National Foster a Pet Month

This month, we are celebrating National Foster a Pet Month with our partners Petco Love, a national non-profit working to lead and inspire change for animals, and Skechers’ charity footwear collection, BOBS from Skechers, by encouraging more people to foster pets. Did you know that if less than 2% of the 85-million pet-owning households in […]

Petco Love partners with Dog Is My CoPilot to help save more pets

We are proud to announce that Petco Love, a national nonprofit working to lead and inspire change for animals, is partnering with Dog Is My CoPilot and shelters across the country to provide lifesaving pet transportation!  On June 5th, 2021, Petco Love announced a $750,000 grant to our ongoing lifesaving work and volunteer pilot program. To celebrate […]

Texas Flight Made Possible by Wondercide

Wondercide sponsored Texas rescue flight On May 26th, Austin-based Wondercide, the leader in safe and effective, plant-powered pest protection for pets, people, teamed up with  Dog Is May CoPilot to  rescue 45+ dogs from overcrowd shelters in West Texas and flew them to homes in Salt lake City, Utah and  Portland, OR!  Wondercide is also […]

17,000 Passengers

May has been a busy month and we are thrilled to share a few updates with you! Our transport plane, the Big Dog had critical maintenance completed to make it safer for our volunteer pilots to fly! Peter’s birthday matching campaign also surpassed our expectations ❤️ We are thankful for every donor who supports Dog […]

Volunteer Pilots Help Fuel Our Mission

Dog Is My CoPilots is grateful for our volunteers that support our mission!  We have seven dedicated volunteer pilots that fly the Big Dog for our rescue missions.  This volunteer pilot team saves our organization over $100,000 a year in pilot fees, which goes directly into rescuing more dogs and cats. Our Pilots Including our […]

PetcoLoveLost

Petco Love Lost: Helping to reunite lost animals Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will go missing in their lifetime? That is 10 million annually! And without a central place to report them lost or found, many may never be reunited with their families. Our amazing partners, Petco Love are determined to change […]

Pet Transport Resources

Dog Is My CoPilot focuses on transporting animals from municipal animal shelters to non-profit animal adoption centers.  While we don’t transport animals for the general public, we’re often asked about how to transport animals for vacations or families moving to new geographic regions or someone wanting to adopt a pet that might be in a […]

The Big Dog’s Fifth Anniversary

It is hard to believe that just five short years ago we bought the Cessna Caravan affectionately called – the Big Dog.  Our plane has flown thousands of animals over thousands of miles in the western United States and it is finally getting an overhaul! Plane Upgrade When we started Dog Is My CoPilot in […]