Our Mission

The Animal Adoption Center (AAC) is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals through rescue, adoption, education and spay/neuter.

About Us

Founded in 2004, the AAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in downtown Jackson Hole, just steps from the historic Town Square. Our highly visible location promotes excellent community interaction with our animals and programs. Visitors are greeted by our happy, tail-wagging dogs and friendly purring cats.  Since its inception, the AAC has rescued thousands of animals and placed them in loving forever homes. We strive to shatter the many negative stereotypes about abandoned animals. By encouraging people to adopt instead of buying a pet, and educating the public about the importance of spaying and neutering, we can put an end to the unnecessary killing of adoptable animals and realize a future where there are no more homeless pets.

Rescue, Adoption & Education

The AAC rescues animals from kill shelters, abandonment, hoarding cases, overcrowded regional shelters, and cases of neglect.  We partner with regional shelters and rescues to save animals. Many regional shelters are stressed at max capacity, therefore the AAC does not accept owner surrenders.  We provide every animal with necessary veterinary care, spay or neuter them, and socialize them with other animals and people. The AAC provides a warm, cheerful, and calming environment where our animals can relax and play while we work to find them their forever homes. If you are looking to adopt a dog or a cat we have a wide variety of animals that are seeking new loving homes. 

Spay/Neuter Wyoming Program

Millions of adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in America each year due to overcrowding in shelters. In 2009, the AAC began to attack the root of the pet overpopulation problem by launching our Spay/Neuter Wyoming Program; a low-cost, mobile, spay and neuter effort spearheaded by AAC board member Dr. Heather Carleton. Our mobile spay/neuter program travels across Wyoming, holding low-cost clinics that make pet sterilization services available to those who would otherwise not be able to afford to fix their animals.  Since 2009, our spay/neuter program has fixed more than 10,000 animals. With our newly created Voucher Program, Wyoming residents can also apply for a low-cost spay/neuter voucher from participating veterinarians across the state. No more waiting for us to come to you!

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Yayyy Bandit! After 219 days at the Animal Adoption Center he is headed home with his new mama! Bandit was found as a starving stray in Star Valley and brought to their shelter before being transferred to the AAC. He has certainly learned to love the luxuries of life like food, food and food. He is going to be so spoiled by his new mom and will certainly never go hungry again! Congratulations Bandit, we're so happy for you! ...

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Yoshi needs a place to call home this weekend (Saturday-Tuesday)!!! He is good with other dogs but needs a home with NO cats.

He will keep you on your feet and entertained all weekend. Call us at 307-739-1881 if you could give Yoshi a temporary home for the weekend!

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After 600 days in the shelter system, 496 of them spent at the AAC, Cleo has been adopted and is going to be so loved and spoiled! Sometimes it takes a while for the right person to come along and see past the wild and outgoing cats in Kitty City and notice a quiet older cat who needs some love. We are happy to have been able to keep Cleo safe and healthy until her adoption. Congratulations Cleo! We are so happy for you!
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