Monday, October 20, 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 Cuddles. I am a 6-year-old, 8-pound mix of some small breeds - maybe Chinese Crested, Chihuahua, Maltese or Yorkie. I am a friendly, independent guy. I am playful and do like to cuddle, but when I decide I want to. I get along well with other dogs and I am crate trained. I am still working on housebreaking, but making good progress. I am currently living in a foster home, so call the APL at 217-544-7387 for information on how to meet or adopt me!


Hi, my name is Minerva! I am a beautiful 2-year-old cat. I am a calm, friendly girl. I like getting attention from people and will even come up to you and give you some kisses to let you know I like you. I am a laid-back girl who would prefer a quiet home where I can hang out with my people and relax. 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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