2014: A Year to be Grateful


Manchester Animal Shelter

One for the Record Books… As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve decided to take some time to reflect on the year of memories, adventures and community support that has kept our impact grand, our spirits high, and the ability to improve the lives of the homeless, abandoned and abused animals of Greater Manchester. 2014 presented FMAS with the opportunity … Read More

Welcome to Our New Website!

Shelley GreenglassNews

Things are always on the move here at Manchester Animal Shelter! As you can see, we’ve redesigned our website.  One of the main objectives with this update was to make our site more accessible via mobile devices. You never know where you’ll be if when you find a lost pest or need information about one of the events we conduct … Read More

Hippo De Mayo Taco Challenge

JenSmithEvents, Fundraisers

Friends of Manchester Animal Shelter is the chosen charity of 3 tacos this years! Thank you to Republic Cafe, Farm Bar and Grill and Greg’s Place to help us win $2000!! Com out to Elm Street on Thursday May 1, 5-9 PM, Join the Hippo and 40+ eateries for the 3rd annual Hippo de Mayo Taco Challenge. Each restaurant will … Read More

The Repairs are Complete, the Dogs Come Home, & FMAS Reopens for Adoptions!

Shelley GreenglassUncategorized

Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter (FMAS) reopens facility after pipe burst and ceiling collapse repairs are finished. Shelter dogs return home to a fresh start for the new year thanks to the generosity of the community! Thanks to the enormous generosity of the community, the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter (FMAS) are re-opening their doors and welcoming their dogs … Read More

Shelter Update Thanks to FMAS Alumni Javier & the WJYY Wake-Up Crew!

Shelley GreenglassUncategorized

Looking for a quick update on the shelter?  Lori from the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter (FMAS) called in to 105.5FM’s JYY Morning Wake-Up Crew today, where she got to provide an update on the shelter’s progress thanks to Javier, a FMAS alum!  Javier, a fun loving four pound chihuahua, was adopted by JYY’s very own Mya after meeting … Read More

Medical Monday: Meet Luke!

Shelley GreenglassUncategorized

Rescued from a high kill shelter in North Carolina, at two years of age, Luke was brought to safety in New Hampshire by FMAS.  Active and spunky, this adorable Chocolate Labrador Retriever was placed into a local foster home to receive love and care while waiting for his forever family.  Once settled, the foster family began to noticed an old healed fracture … Read More

Pipe Burst Causes Ceiling to Collapse, Temporarily Closes FMAS

Shelley GreenglassUncategorized

Already closed due to inclement weather, the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter (FMAS) experienced a shelter emergency on Friday, January 3, 2014, when an overhead pipe in the dog kennels burst around 12 in the afternoon.  Causing portions of the ceiling to collapse and kennels to flood, a FMAS staff member quickly sprang into action alerting the appropriate authorities … Read More

A Snippet of FMAS’ Highlights from 2013

Shelley GreenglassUncategorized

Another year is quickly coming to an end so we decided to reflect on some of our 2013 highlights as a tribute to those we remember fondly. During the year many of our long term dogs who included Jersey, Donny, Squire, Tyson, Helga, Runner, Bailey, Ethan, Patty & Nichols all found wonderful furever homes. Among our long term cats who … Read More

Medical Monday: Majic’s Journey to a New Life

Shelley GreenglassUncategorized

After months on the run, recently in December, Granite State Dog Recovery finally brought a pup who had been seen wondering a local cemetery in Manchester since October to safety. Their determination was amazing & clearly paid off.  Majic, a four year old scared Terrier mix, was brought through the doors of the Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter.  Once … Read More