Mission

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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How is it possible that handsome Jed is still waiting to be adopted? This guy is as sweet as they come and is so ready to be a part of a family. Jed is a 60 pound hunk of love. He loves to sit for treats and is ready to learn all sorts of new tricks. He is 1(wish) year old Heeler mix and will provide all the puppy energy and entertainment without the pesky potty training and midnight pee accidents! He LOVES to play with other dogs and he likes people. He is still a rambunctious boy and would be best in a home with bigger kids that he can't knock over with his puppyish behavior. He is too rowdy around toddlers and little kids!
To apply to adopt Jed fill out a dog adoption application here: form.jotform.com/42994530730154
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Congrats to Archie on finding his forever pawrents today! He is joining an AAC cat alumni and scored the BEST mom and dad. Thanks for choosing to adopt when adding your furry family members. ...

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