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DIMC Stories

32,000 Animals Rescued

The rescue flying season is in full swing, and we have already hit another milestone: 32,000 rescued shelter pets! This particular flight that had passenger 32,000 on board was special for a few reasons! Our newest member of the Dog Is My CoPilot team was the pilot.

The Big Dog Flies Year Round

Saving the lives of shelter animals all comes down to working together! One of the greatest experiences we’ve had is getting the opportunity to meet our shelter and rescue partners in person!

Saving the Lives of Shelter Animals All Comes Down to Working Together

Saving the lives of shelter animals all comes down to working together! One of the greatest experiences we’ve had is getting the opportunity to meet our shelter and rescue partners in person!

Transporting 30,000 pets to safety and counting 

We are excited to reconnect with you and share the impact our community of animal lovers has made this year. Together, with your support, and the help of our partners, we are flying nearly 1,000 animals to new forever homes every month.

Rescuing Hercules and Making a Difference in Overcrowded Shelters

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At the heart of the rescue season, our two airplanes have been wheels up nearly seven days week. As the demand for transportation services grows, we recently achieved a significant milestone by flying our 30,000th passenger. We are excited to share Hercules' story, a delightful addition to our rescue family!

Old Bill’s Fun Run

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We are so excited that the Old Bill’s Fun Run Giving season is upon us!  For over 25 years, the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole has leveraged local philanthropy to make nonprofits more effective and our community stronger.

Doubling Down on Saving Shelter Pets Nationwide 

As we're ‘flying’ into the summer months we want to celebrate our success'es during one of the hardest years for shelters nationwide. Together with our partners we are rescuing nearly 1,000 animals a month but the situation for shelter pets is becoming evermore urgent.  

Thank you 27,000 lives saved

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We are humbled by the extraordinary generosity of our community and we are excited to announce that we have successfully reached our fundraising matching goal of $25,000 for my birthday fundraiser. This remarkable achievement fills us with excitement as we prepare to put these funds to work to rescue more animals.

Celebrating Pilot Peter’s Birthday and 26,000 passengers flown to safety!

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As we kick off May, we're excited to celebrate our 26,000th passenger flown to safety! Our two airplanes have already touched down on both coasts and both borders of the continental United States, and have been 'Wheels up' nearly every day transporting hundreds of dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters to the safety of receiving organizations.  

Saving Lives Together with our Shelter Partners

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This Spring, our team hit the road to visit our shelter partners in Texas. This was one of the most impactful rescue trips we’ve ever made!

Flying into the new year with dogs landing in homes!

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Quasi was a rescue we met at the end of 2022. He was left by his owners at a large municipal shelter in Merced, California. He had an infection in his body that was life threatening and he needed help right away.

Happy Holidays, we’re thankful for the 4,600 we’ve saved this year!

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2022 has been another amazing year for Dog Is My CoPilot. This is our 10th Anniversary, we rescued our 25,000th animal, and we now have a second rescue plane, ‘The Sequel’!