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Dog is my Copilot Giving Tuesday

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 […]

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 […]

Captain love changes everything

Captain is Headin’ Home The Petco Foundation believes ‘Love Changes Everything’, and we couldn’t agree more. And for Captain, love truly did change his life. It all started with our awesome life saving rescue partners, San Antonio Pets Alive! When Captain arrived in their care, he had heartworm and an abdominal mass. After seven months in […]

Coronavirus animal shelters and our pets

Dog Is My CoPilot hopes to reassure people with pets that, as far as experts know, your dogs and cats are safe and can serve as a source of comfort during a crisis. Multiple health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization and the American Veterinary Medical Association have stated that pets […]

Flying into the future

By making a gift to Dog Is My CoPilot through your will, trust or estate, you’ll be preventing needless euthanasia and helping us fly animals to loving forever homes. The information below is meant to provide a general overview and please contact us if you have any specific questions about how to add Dog Is […]

Saving lives + protecting our pets with Pet Notify

We are thrilled to be partnering with our friends at Pet Notify who automatically call, email and text you when someone finds your lost pet. To support Dog Is My CoPilot, Pet Notify will donate $10 for each Intellitag order using promo code DIMC. And, to help drive more donations, Pet Notify is giving up to […]

Giving Tuesday: Love in Action

Join Our Giving Tuesday Celebration! GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Will you join our Giving Tuesday celebration to help us fly animals to safety from overcrowded shelters?    In 2012, Dr. Rork began a lifesaving journey that turned into […]

Love inspired CoPilot reunion

Thank you! On this day of thanks, it is the perfect time to let you know how grateful we are to everyone who has touched the lives of Dog Is My CoPilot animals.  Because of you thousands of dogs and cats have found love and families of their own. As a special way to thank […]

Dog is my Copilot honored at Petco Foundation Lifesaving Awards

Buckrail.com JACKSON, Wyo. — On November 14, a local organization, Dog Is My CoPilot, will be honored along with six other organizations at the Petco Foundation’s Lifesaving Awards in San Diego, Calif. Dog Is My CoPilot, which could also be referred to as one man with a small plane and a big heart, will be […]

Dog Is My CoPilot receives national award

Tune in to the live broadcast on @PetcoFoundation’s Facebook page, November 14 at 5 PM PST! Dog Is My CoPilot is being honored at the Petco Foundation Lifesaving Awards as the recipients of the Love in Action Award.  This award recognizes and celebrates an organization that put their love into action to save animals across […]

Thank you Brody for being our flight sponsor!

The Big Dog is flying into action, and will be saving hundreds of dogs and cats on our upcoming rescue flights this Spring!  We have flights departing from overcrowded shelters in Northern California, New Mexico, Texas and Arizona in the next few weeks.  Our rescue flights provide communities that struggle with pet overpopulation with a […]

Rescue stories that will warm your heart

Thanks to you, this year we flew 2,741 dogs and cats to safety and also celebrated flying our 10,000th passenger! We are so incredibly grateful for the lifesaving work that people like you and our partners make possible throughout the year.  This heartwarming video documents the arrival of a few very special passengers!  Sugar, Kona, […]

Emergency Animal Rescue Flight

In the early morning of Saturday, October 20th a vehicle transporting 47 dogs from overcrowded Texas animal shelters heading to rescue organizations and adopters in Montana and Washington was involved in a car accident on I-25 in Douglas, Wyoming. The transport vehicle was totaled and with mangled cages and terrified dogs attempting to escape the […]

Partnering Together to Save Lives

At Dog Is My CoPilot we believe collaboration with shelters and animal rescue organizations is key to ending the euthanasia of adoptable animals in shelters across America. And we value our partnership with each and every group we work with! Not only are our animal rescue partners key to solving the pet overpopulation problem but […]

3 Ways to Be a Hero

When you adopt a dog or cat that needs a forever home, you are saving a life, and it doesn’t get much more heroic than that! According to the ASPCA, about 1.5 million dogs and cats are euthanized annually in the United States. Every dog successfully adopted is a life saved. The distribution of animals […]

Scratch, Scratch…could it be allergies?

If you have just adopted a dog who has been rescued by DIMC, then you undoubtedly know of the exciting journey your pooch has made before finding his forever home.

Lens And Leash

We believe that collaboration with animal welfare organizations is key to saving the lives of homeless animals. By working together we can help promote shelter adoption around he country!

It’s Hip to Snip!

One of the largest issues we face is keeping the animal population down to prevent euthanizing healthy, adoptable animals.

Are You Lost?

This time of year is a time to celebrate with friends, family, and fireworks! Even though this time can be exciting and fun for us, some animals get lost and confused with all the excitement and noise. If your pets get lost, or if you find a lost pet, below are some things you can […]

Keep ’em Safe!

The holidays are here and friends and family are all gathering together to celebrate! With all the celebrating, it can also be a time of certain objects and food endangering our pets. To keep your pet safe, especially if you are attending/hosting any parties, here are some tips on how to keep your holidays festive […]

Holiday Shopping For Our Pets!

Many of us like to spoil our furry friends during the holiday season! Whether we get them a new toy, new bed, or whatever makes them the happiest. If you are shopping for your pet and thinking about buying them new treats or food, though, it could be tricky picking out which brand or flavor. […]

Adopt Don’t Shop!

First, we would like to start this week’s blog by shouting out our wonderful partners The Humane Society of Western Montana! They are participating in a study with Dr. Erica Feuerbacher from Carroll College concerning stress. This week they studied stress between dogs that were co-housed and ones that were individually housed in the kennels. […]

Time To Celebrate!

We had a great week celebrating #GivingTuesday and would like to thank everyone who gave their time and donations to us and so many other wonderful animal rescue organziations! We appreciate all the love and support given individually and the businesses who help make our animal rescue flights possible! Every act of kindness, big or […]

#GivingTuesday

After all the shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, DIMC is participating in the global movement Giving Tuesday which was started to encourage everyone to give to charities and back to their community. Giving Tuesday is powered through social media by using #GivingTuesday on Twitter and Facebook to help bring more people together and […]

So Much to Be Thankful For!

With the holiday season right around the corner, we are reminded of all the things we are thankful for. We would not be able to accomplish everything without our supporters who help make our flights possible. We are also thankful for our wonderful partners who help give these animals a second chance at a better […]

Pawprint Animal Rescue Podcast

50: Peter Rork, Dog is My CoPilot: Up in the Air for Animal Rescue & Welfare Peter Rork is Co-Founder and Chief Pilot for Dog is My CoPilot (DIMC). He and Co-Founder Judy Zimet have rescued over 4,000 dogs and cats by flying them from high kill shelters in places like California to the Pacific […]