Mike Wheeler is the Director of Community Services for Cabot Arkansas. Over the last 10 years, he has been dedicated to animal welfare and public safety while reducing euthanasia and promoting responsible pet ownership laws in Cabot, Arkansas. Under Mike’s management the city-operated, open-admission shelter takes in over 3,000 animals a year with a 2019 Live Release rate of 99% counting every animal the organization touches.
His passion for animal welfare and public policy has driven him to his position of President of the Arkansas State Animal Control Association. In this capacity, he trains animals control officers and assists Animal Service Departments across the state write and implement new laws dedicated to higher standards for animal welfare and public safety.
Mike’s philosophy is one that is based on continuous learning in an ever-changing world. Mike has completed bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and Business Administration with a Master’s degree in Public Administration.