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.
Jo Alessandrini Springfield, IL.
Kathy Giannangelo Springfield, IL.
Five-year Pen Pal
Levi, Ray & Shoup
Hello, my name is Irene. I am a 4-month-old Boxer mix puppy. I am currently living in a foster home, learning my house manners, so call the APL at 217-544-7387 for information on how to meet or adopt me!
Hi, my name is Elmira! I am a fun and friendly 1-year-old cat. I love hanging out with people and getting attention. When I had my photoshoot, I tried to spend the whole time in the photographer's lap. I'm an affectionate girl who loves to cuddle and just purr away. I have lived with dogs and kids in the past and gotten along well with everyone. If you're looking to add a sweet snuggler to your family, 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.
Want To Adopt?
Your first step to finding your forever friend, is to fill out
our 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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