In this article, you’ll find featured 10 of the best dog rescues in Mississippi. Continue reading to learn about them.
Dixie Adoptables in Lucedale was first established as a non-profit rescue in 2008, after founders Jessica and Matthew Roberts began rescuing animals that had been left on the streets as strays. Today, Dixie Adoptables works hard to rescue and rehome every dog that comes to them. They also now operate a transport service that allows them to bring adoptable pets to other parts of the country.
Give Dixie Adoptables a shout!
Based out of Jackson, Mississippi, the Mississippi Animal Rescue League is a no-kill animal rescue that has operated since 1969. They also run an “open admission” shelter, where they take in 50 to 60 dogs every day, and work hard to find every one of them the perfect home.
To adopt from Mississippi Animal Rescue League, first read up on their adoption process, then see the dogs they currently have available on Petfinder. Mississippi is always looking for volunteers to add to their team, so if you can’t commit long term to a dog, consider helping out at their shelter.
Visit their contact page to get in touch!
Community Animal Rescue and Adoption, or CARA, is an animal rescue based out of Jackson, Mississippi. They take in animals with the purpose of finding them the loving homes they deserve, and also offer low cost spaying and neutering to pet owners in an effort to decrease the overpopulation of cats and dogs.
To learn more, visit CARA’s contact page and give them a call.
Brookhaven Animal Rescue League in Brookhaven, Mississippi, is committed not only to finding every animal that comes to them the perfect home, they also provide education to the community about responsible pet ownership.
If you’re thinking about adopting from Brookhaven Animal Rescue League, first read up on their adoption process and then scroll down to see their available animals. Do you have some free time? Why not apply to become a volunteer with this rescue?
To get in touch with Brookhaven Animal Rescue League, visit their contact page.
This animal rescue in Madison, Mississippi is a no-kill shelter that brings in abandoned and unwanted pets. They strive to find every single one of the animals that comes to them the perfect forever home where they will be safe and loved.
If you’re looking to adopt a dog, check out Webster Animal Shelter’s Facebook photos to see who’s available for adoption. The adoption fee for a dog adoption is $100, all of which goes to support the shelter and keep running.
If you’d like to learn more, call the number on Webster Animal Shelter’s about page!
Located in Laurel, Mississippi, the Southern Cross Animal Rescue is committed to rescuing stray and unwanted animals. They also work to help decrease the overpopulation of pets in the south. This no-kill rescue and shelter works incredibly hard to remove dogs from high-kill shelters about to be euthanized, strays on the streets, and sick or injured animals.
Southern Cross Animal Rescue is a small operation, and always looking for an extra set of hands! Consider becoming a volunteer to help out at the shelter. If you’re looking to adopt, visit their Facebook page and check out the photos of adoptable animals.
To get in touch, give them a shout on Facebook!
Big River Animal Society in Olive Branch, Mississippi brings in neglected and abused animals, focusing on rehabilitation and rehoming the animals that come into their care.
If you’ve been thinking about bringing a dog into your home, fill out their adoption application. Can’t bring a dog into your life, but still want to help? Big River Animal Society is always accepting donations.
To learn more, head over to Big River Animal Society’s contact page and give them a shout.
This non-profit animal rescue in Olive Branch, Mississippi was first founded in 2011. Since then, they have worked hard to combat the overpopulation of pets by rehoming those that come into their care, and providing education to their community.
Having been thinking of adding a new furry family member? Read up on New Beginnings Animal Rescue’s adoption process, and then take a look at their dogs currently up for adoption. To help this rescue, consider giving a donation to assist with their mission.
Visit their contact page to give them a shout!
First established in 2001, the East Mississippi Animal Rescue is a volunteer-based non-profit animal rescue operating out of Meridian, Mississippi. Every animal that comes to them is provided medical care and spayed or neutered before going to their loving forever homes.
If you’re in the Meridian area looking to adopt a dog, East Mississippi Animal Rescue is the perfect place to adopt from. Check out their available dogs to see if any of them might fit into your life. They are also always looking to add volunteers to their network.
To learn more, call the number on the bottom of their homepage and get in touch.
The Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi operates out of Jackson. They are a no-kill, non-profit rescue, and allow the animals in their care to stay with them as long as they need to in order to find the perfect home.
Looking to adopt? First, read up on the Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi’s adoption process, and take a look at the available dogs. To help out at this rescue, consider becoming a volunteer or a foster to help a dog in need.
Hit the “contact” button on their homepage to get in touch today!
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