In April – Annual Jackalope 5K


Join us Saturday, April 26th at Optimist Park in Laramie, Wyoming for the 13th annual Jackalope 5K race. This is the second year BDAR has hosted the race, with the help of local running club The High Plains Harriers. Proceeds from the race will benefit BDAR and its vision to end euthanasia of treatable, rehabilitatable, [...]

PASS Program


Click Here for PASS Application Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender (PASS Program) – For when you have to give them up. Black Dog Animal Rescue is proud to announce the launch of a new program to assist community members who are forced into re-homing their dogs in finding an adoptive home without the stress and [...]

2014 Summer Mutt Fair

2014 Summer Mutt Fair

Join us on Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.Lion’s Park, Cheyenne for the 2014 Summer Mutt Fair. If you like to be a vendor, please download and mail the following forms to BDAR, 1917 House Ave. Cheyenne, WY 82001 along with payment to register as a vendor for the Summer Mutt Fair. Vendor Registration Form  [...]

Join our life-saving foster home program!


Every year, hundreds of Wyoming’s dogs find themselves in shelters through no fault of their own. Whether their families moved and left them behind, a new baby came and the dog had to go, or they were found stray, a great many dogs need your help to get a second chance at a forever home. [...]

Recent Stories

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    Meet Kingston

    Meet the handsome, loving, ball-fetching muscular beast we call Kingston! This handsome dog has been in and out of the BDAR adoption program since 2012. At the time, he was a stray and had been tansferred to us from the animal control shelter in Casper, Wyoming. When Kingston first arrived, he was completely emaciated. He [...]

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    “The One”

    “The One” is a national, two-week-long promotion dedicated to helping pets and people find true love through adoption this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for sporty and fun, cuddly and cute, or tall, dark and handsome, “The One” is out there — and waiting to become your perfect match. The goal is to raise awareness [...]

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    Love is a Five Letter Word – ADOPT!

    When June Bug’s previous owner abandoned her to an unknown fate, the little pit bull mix had no idea what would happen to her. Luckily, she was rescued and brought to the safety of a foster home. Tiny in stature and just a bit unsure of new situations, it’s easy to overlook this precious dog [...]

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    You Don’t Give Up!

    “You don’t just give up on a dog because they have a problem. This simple phrase, spoken by BDAR foster mom Shelly, not only sums up the reason we do what we do here at BDAR, but also Shelly’s journey with our buddy Chewy—an Aussie mix welcomed into the BDAR family all the way back [...]

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    A Scared Shaggy Dog Finds Love…

    …and brings healing to others. One of my hobbies/obsessions is to peruse Petfinder to “look” at dogs that are available in our area. We had lost our beloved Briard to cancer in 2008 so I was particularly obessessed with looking at available Briards across the nation. Being one of the more rare breeds, the list [...]

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    Always the Bridesmaid

    When Baxter came to BDAR back in July, we thought his rugged good looks, soulful brown eyes, and playful attitude would have someone snatching him up in an instant. But despite being just about as handsome as doggedly possible, Baxter’s still hanging out in foster care. It’s not been for lack of interest though! Six [...]

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    Donate a $1 to the Dogs

    The Doo House – Pet Waste Removal and Pet Services holiday fundraiser benefiting the Black Dog Animal Rescue a no kill animal shelter in Cheyenne, WY. The goal is to raise $500. Click on this link for more information:

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    It takes a Village….

    When we first saw “Princess” in the animal shelter, she broke our hearts. Terrified and confused, she was frozen in the middle of her concrete cell, growling at anyone who stopped in front of her, the shelter’s slip lead hanging loosely from her neck. She was a sad sight. We knew immediately that this dog [...]

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