Friends of Charlotte

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SUPPORT
OUR
ANIMALS.

Friends of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Services is a non-profit organization that supports the programs and services of

CMPD Animal Care & Control and community efforts to save lives of homeless pets in our area.

Animal advocates ask us all the time "how can I help my local shelter", There are numerous ways to get involved! Explore our site to learn more about how you can help save the lives of animals in our community.

5K+

Adopted animals in 2021 from CMPD Animal Care & Control

250

Volunteers

140

Foster volunteers

1

Community

About Us

Our Mission

To support Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Animal Care & Control services and enhance its efforts to save the lives of pets in need.

 

Our Vision

People and Pets in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community are supported with the resources needed to ensure pets remain in or find loving forever homes.

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Upcoming Event

Friends of CMAS "Meet Up" Group  Monthly Trails & Tails Dog Walk

 

Saturday, August 13, 2022

9:30 am - 11:30 am

McDowell Nature Preserve

15222 York Rd, Charlotte, NC

Bring your dog and join Friends of CMAS and local shelter dogs from CMPD Animal Care & Control for the August monthly walk led by Chad Moore, Outdoor Recreation Specialist with Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation.  

Dogs must be on leash, and please bring water for your pooch, and poop bags! 

Trails & Tails is sponsored by Subaru South Blvd.

Learn more about Subaru

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

We need volunteers to serve on committees and help with fundraising activities and events that support the shelter.

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All the Latest Updates

Read about the latest news from CMPD Animal Care & Control. See all adoptable animals available.