Grey Muzzle Story

FOMCA was able to help two senior Chihuahua’s with a very generous grant from Grey Muzzle.  Both dogs were between 11 and 14 years old. One had broken ribs and the other had an eye injury.  The owners of these two dogs preferred to not send photos of their dogs for this newsletter, but they […]

How to Winterize your Dog’s House

We have straw for dog house insulation available.  Call the office at 828-649-9798 or email us at [email protected]. Straw remains dry and provides the best insulation. Other materials like hay, cedar chips or cloth will attract moisture and become wet. Wet bedding will cause hypothermia in your dog which can be fatal.  Several good tips in […]

Happy Holidays! Please donate to the Friends of Madison County Animals

There is so much we want to do for the animals of Madison County, but we depend on compassionate advocates like you to fund our services, many of which are lifesaving. The benefit for everyone comes in the form of a knowledgeable, caring community that takes care of and provides for their animals and their […]

Dixie Doo Was Attacked On Her Nightly Walk!

Dixie Doo’s mom adopted her from the Yancey county shelter and she has been a loving part of her family for about 5 years. They were out for their nightly walk and Dixie ran out of sight and she heard her cry.  Some animal had attacked Dixie and her mom was so distraught that she ran […]

FoMCA’s spay/neuter story of the week!

FoMCA offers a low cost Spay/Neuter clinic every two weeks to all residents of Madison County. In addition, we have a program that helps with financial assistance for low income families.     For more information or to register your cat or dog, call 828.649.9798 during regular office hours, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 1-4pm. Plan to spend fifteen minutes […]

Pepper Pots Needed Our Help!

This is sweet Pepper Pots! She is a Lab/Heeler mix about a year old.   She was treated for infections and skin irritations at Animal Hospital at Reems Creek. Thank you AHRC!   From Pepper Pots Mom! “She is our beloved pup!!!” “I got her for my husband’s 45th birthday  She was just the cutest furball!!! […]


as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and senior dogs in Madison County, NC are among the winners.  FoMCA in Madison County, NC is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs. The winning groups received $848,000 in grants to […]

 On A Hot Day, If You Truly Love Your Pets – Leave Them At Home

Better yet, leave them at home in a cool space with plenty of water to drink. We live in an information age. Information is everywhere and any subject can be researched with ease. Ignorance is no longer a valid excuse. Who hasn’t heard on the news or read on social media that children and pets […]