Tuesday, September 16, 2014


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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Hi, my name is Bartel! I am an 8-year-old Australian Shepherd mix. I'm a handsome boy with one brown eye and one blue eye. I am friendly and sweet. I can be a bit of a "scaredy-dog" sometimes - I get startled by loud noises, or if you reach out to pet me and I'm not expecting it. I'm very nice though. I love other dogs and kids! I like going for walks and hanging out with my people. Also, I am housebroken! If you would like to meet me, come visit me at the APL any day from noon to 5 p.m.!


Hi, my name is Lollar! I am a sweet 5-month-old kitten. I can be a bit shy I first meet you, but I'm getting more comfortable with people and getting attention every day! You can come visit 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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