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The Sequel Flying into Action

May has been an incredible month. Our new rescue plane is nearly ready for action; we exceeded our goal for our matching campaign celebrating the new plane in conjunction with Peter’s Birthday; over 22,000 animals have been rescued in our short history; and we just had a sponsored rescue flight with our partners at Wondercide.  […]

Expanding to Save More Lives

Dog Is My CoPilot started in 2012 and soon became a victim of its own success. After just a few short years, we acquired a larger Cessna 208B Grand Caravan — aka “The Big Dog” — that was retrofitted from a 12-passenger plane to one that can carry hundreds of pets. The Big Dog and […]

Dog Is My CoPilot partners with Austin Pets Alive! to save Texas dogs and cats

Pilot Peter (and one of our NEW volunteer pilots, Daniel) were wheels up last week with over 50 Texas dogs (and a few kittens)! We are so excited to announce we are partnering with Austin Pets Alive! monthly to help reach the most under-resourced shelters in the state of Texas. APA! staff works directly with […]

Welcome to the Dog Is My CoPilot team

Dog Is My CoPilot is a busy and growing organization. We are flying thousands of animals every year from hundreds of locations across the country.  Coordinating volunteer pilots, working with shelter and rescue partners, and coordinating animals that will be transported, is a time consuming task. Our Executive Director, Kara Pollard, has been the only […]

Flying into the New Year

Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that we are only two weeks into the new year and we have already had our first life saving flight. We were able to rescue 76 animals and lucky number 21,000 on this flight. 2022 is already shaping up to be an amazing year! Rescue 21,000 Ricco […]

Celebrating a Lifesaving Year

As 2021 comes to a close, we are thankful for you! Our success over the last year would not be possible without the support of our loving community which has helped us save the lives of 21,000 dogs and cats from the southern tip of Texas, to the northernmost reaches of Washington State, Idaho and […]

Giving Thanks to our Volunteers and Partners

Our partners and volunteers are the glue that makes our mission possible and we’re humbled to have their constant support. From the logistics of flying throughout the West to the physical moving of crates on the tarmac, our volunteers and partners are the ones on the ground who get thousands of rescued animals into forever […]

Rolly and Polly Have Found Forever Homes

Every year, we fly thousands of animals to new homes and rarely do we know their journey. Join our Giving Tuesday matching campaign this November 30th, and help us continue to be “wheels up”!  Let us show you how Rolly and Polly beat all expectations and are thriving in Montana! The Backstory We first met […]

Help Pets Take Flight to Their Forever Homes with These Gifts

Wondercide Brings their Fierce Love® to Another Texas Fight! Dog Is My CoPilot is thankful for all our partnerships and we are extremely thankful for organizations like Wondercide, who have made a direct impact on our ability to save more animals in Texas. What is Wondercide? Wondercide is based in Austin, Texas and is the […]

Thank you for supporting our mission

Our rescue flights wouldn’t exist without the support of hundreds of volunteers and our many shelter partners. Last month, Jenna from the Animal Adoption Center jumped aboard the Big Dog and was able to spend a day with our shelter partners in Texas and helped to fly over 60 dogs to their new homes.  Jenna […]