Sunday, May 03, 2015


Welcome to APL. We are committed to caring for sick, injured, abused and abandoned dogs and cats… and finding the best possible permanent homes for them. There are several different links on different pages which will aid you in learning more about our awesome adoptable animals…as well as our shelter, volunteer opportunities, humane investigations, community programs and events…check out all of our pages, and come back often! Scroll down for current APL news, needs and activities.



Thanks to our Pen Pals, who sponsor a dog kennel or cat room for one year by donating $1,000. To find out how you can be a Pen Pal or Rescue Partner, click the button on the menu above.

Pen Pals
Jo Alessandrini      Springfield, IL.

Kathy Giannangelo Springfield, IL.

Five-year Pen Pal
Levi, Ray & Shoup
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 Hello, my name is Otis! I am a spunky 10-month-old Fox Terrier mix. I weigh 24 pounds now, but may not be full grown yet. I am a friendly, energetic guy. I love running and playing! I don't so much play "fetch" as much as I play "get a toy and run around the yard with it." I shouldn't be left alone in the yard though, because I do like to dig! (I will stop if you tell me "no.") I am working on my housebreaking and making good progress. Come meet me any day from noon to 5 p.m. at the APL!


 Hi, my name is Candy! I am a friendly 1-year-old cat. I have beautiful tortoiseshell coloring, except for one spot of white at the tip of my tail! I am a sweet and laid-back cat. I have lived with dogs and kids and gotten along fine with everyone. Come meet me any day from noon to 5 p.m. at the APL!



 Adoptions Every Day!


 12-5pm at the shelter. 
Off-site adoptions held 
every weekend.


Adoption Schedule


 Want To Adopt?

 Your first step to finding your forever friend, is to fill out
our adoption survey.

 Adoption Survey


Looking For A Kitten?


  Check our list of available kittens looking for their forever homes.


                                           Available Kitten List


Map to Shelter                             Wish List

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