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Rob Levine Appointed to Lead First Coast No More Homeless Pets

June 13th, 2019

The First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP) Board of Directors has appointed Rob Levine to serve as the organization’s new CEO, effective immediately. Levine has been the Chief Development Officer for the Jacksonville-based animal welfare group since September 2016. Board Chair Martin Rees, in noting the Board’s unanimous vote to support the selection, said, […]

First Coast No More Homeless Pets Recognizes Long Time Leader Upon Departure

June 13th, 2019

After nearly two decades of commitment to the pets and people of Northeast Florida, First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP) Founder and CEO Rick DuCharme has submitted his resignation to the organization’s Board of Directors. DuCharme will be continuing his pioneering work as he helps other animal welfare organizations by introducing his visionary FCNMHP […]

Duval County Residents: We Will Spay or Neuter Your Big Dogs, Cats or Feral Cats FREE!

January 19th, 2018

Call (904) 425-0005 or click here to make an appointment and we will spay or neuter your pet or feral cat for free. For pet cats, the only cost is a city license (which you can buy from us $22). Owned pets must have an appointment. Please bring proof of residence to the appointment (current photo […]

Bridgette’s Miraculous Recovery

November 28th, 2017

Bridgette was mauled by a stray dog on an evening walk just days after Hurricane Irma. The stray latched onto Bridgette’s front legs and would not let go until her human Carmen wrestled them free. Both suffered severe injuries, and it would be a long, tough road to get back to full health. Luckily, First Coast […]

Athletes for Animals Supports Lifesaving Spay Neuter Program

November 20th, 2017

UPDATE: FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN EXHAUSTED Thanks to a $4,000 grant from Athletes for Animals, First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP) will offer 80 free spay/neuter surgeries for large breed dogs living in Duval County. The Athletes for Animals Spay Neuter Sprint program offers free spay/neuter for all Duval County residents with […]

Ensure We Have the Supplies Needed to Rush into the Disaster Zone

September 14th, 2017

UPDATE: September 21, 2017 – We have received many donations of supplies and as a result, we no longer need items from our wishlist. Thanks to all who have given so generously to help the cats and dogs left homeless in the wake of this natural disaster. First Coast No More Homeless Pets and national leader Best Friends […]

Banfield Foundation to Support Lifesaving Program

August 3rd, 2017

First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP) has been awarded a $10,000 grant for the second straight year from the Banfield Foundation as part of their Veterinary Assistance Program to help the Cassat Regional Veterinary Hospital maintain its position as the region’s leading safety net hospital. One of the Southeast Regions largest animal welfare organizations, […]

Elderly Oliver Finds a Home

July 12th, 2017

It was a rough couple of months for Scotty and Paula, who had just lost their beloved Scruffy, a silky terrier rescued from the streets in 2002. Through grieving, remembrance, and an attempt to fill the void in their lives, Scotty and Paula came to the Mega Pet Adoption Event last year. Paula remembers the […]

Mega Adoption Statistics

July 12th, 2017

Including the event this weekend, FCNMHP has held 21 Mega and Super Adoption Events, saving the lives of more than 13,000 homeless dogs and cats from shelters and rescues across northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. On average, more than 2,600 shelter pets are saved at these events each and every year! On average, more than […]

Scraggles Saved at the Mega Adoption Event

July 12th, 2017

Almost a year ago, Scraggles was saved from the streets by the Okefenokee Humane Society and treated at First Coast No More Homeless Pets for severe mange and other ailments. Then, last December, Scraggles was adopted at the MEGA Adoption Event after we did a special post on social media. After nine months in the […]

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