Tuesday, November 25, 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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Hello, my name is Louise! I am a 3-year-old Terrier/Beagle mix. Don't let my skull sweater scare you -- I am a sweet and gentle girl. I am friendly and get along well with other dogs, cats and kids. I know some commands, like "sit," "shake," and "down." (Although I am more consistent about doing them if there are treats involved.) I am housebroken, too! You can come meet me any day from noon to 5 p.m. at the APL!



Hello, my name is Cougar. I am a fun and friendly 2-year-old cat. I came to the APL with my kitten. I did a great job raising him and now it's time for me to find my forever home! I am a cat with a big personality. I like to get affection, and I'll roll over and curl up near you to get it. But whenever anybody closes my cage and stops petting me, I "boop" them through the bars. You can 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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