Friendship APL Art Auction

@friendshipaplPuppy painting at Friendship Animal APL🐾🐶 #fyp #foryou #adoptdontshop #adopt #friendshipanimalapl ♬ Who Let The Dogs Out Remix – Tik Tok On January 20, 2021, the humane officers at Friendship APL seized over 50 animals, many of whom were in dire straits.  Our staff spent that night, and many nights afterward, rushing litter after […]

Browns Prize Package

The Browns season may be over but you can still celebrate the team’s amazing season AND help animals at the same time! Friendship APL will be raffling off a special Browns package, which includes SIGNED Kareem Hunt and Rashard Higgins jerseys, a Riddell Browns mini-helmet and a limited edition 3ft-tall Baker Mayfield bobblehead! (Only six […]

Holiday Basket Raffle

Peanuts Lottery Basket Raffle Spread a little holiday cheer with a last-minute raffle for a cozy, winter-friendly basket! In order to benefit the animals at Friendship APL during the current Covid-19 crisis, we are raffling off a Peanuts-themed basket! This prize is filled with Peanuts-themed items including a mug with hot cocoa mix, mini string […]

Friendship APL 50/50 Raffle

“Give Us a Leg Up” 50/50 Raffle: Friday, Feb 26th – Friday, March 5th Help us give our special needs animals a “leg up” with receiving the extra care they need! We are holding our “Give Us a Leg Up 50/50 Raffle” to benefit T Rex, Nebula and Hitch! All three of these guys were […]

Puppy Adoptions During the Pandemic

Adopting Puppies If you are interested in a puppy, they are available by pick-up or delivery ONLY. This means you cannot meet the puppy in advance. Approved adopters are invited to a private Facebook group where puppies will be posted.  All puppies are spayed or neutered, have a microchip, at least their first round of shots and […]

Clear the Shelters 2020

THIS AUGUST, “ADOPT & DONATE” TO HELP NBC AND TELEMUNDO OWNED STATIONS CLEAR THE SHELTERS   Visit To Find Out How You Can Adopt A Pet Virtually Or Donate Online To Help A Shelter Near You  NEW YORK – (July 1, 2020) – NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations (NBC and Telemundo owned stations) today announced that its Clear The […]

COVID-19 Adoptions

Adopting During the COVID-19 Pandemic Because of COVID-19, we have altered our adoption processes to ensure everyone’s safety. All adoption inquires should be addressed to  This is the best way to get a hold of us, as there will not be staff at the front desk answering phones. Adopting ADULT dogs For the foreseeable […]

The Friendship APL Mayday Reverse Raffle

The Friendship APL Mayday Reverse Raffle You could win $10,000!!! During the month of May, we will be selling tickets to our huge Reverse Raffle to help the companion animals of Friendship APL. We will sell 600 tickets at $50 a piece through the month of May. You may purchase as many tickets as you […]

COVID-19 Update

With the recent COVID-19 epidemic, we at Friendship APL will be taking certain steps to ensure everyone’s safety. As of right now, we are permitting  a limited number of existing volunteers to come in. All volunteers MUST wear a facemask or bandana while on the premises.  We likewise are processing adoptions. HOWEVER, if you are: […]

Diesel’s Story

Friendship APL received an urgent phone call in the middle of October from a local veterinary hospital. Someone had brought in a puppy with a severely broken leg. The 4 month-old Lab mix had been living in a auto shop and an employee had accidentally run the pup over with a tow motor. The owners […]

A Bulldog’s Second Chance

Dash the 2 year old English Bulldog was unfortunately surrendered over to the staff at East Holmes Veterinary Clinic due to bladder stones. Being partnered with East Holmes vet clinic in re-homing dogs in need – they quickly  got into contact with us as it was apparent he needed to have surgery immediately. We raced […]

Oscar and Adam: A “Tail” of Two Lost Weenie Dogs

  When Friendship APL got a call about two senior dachshunds that were found roaming the streets of Wayne County, we knew we had to come to the rescue. It was clear from the photos that these poor pups, one standard dachshund and one mini, had been living the “ruff” life for a while. It […]

‘Wags’ Delivers Yet Again

by Gregg Senko –  Or more aptly stated, people delivered once again. The 9th annual Wags to Riches fund raiser is the single most significant fund raiser of the year for the Friendship APL of Lorain County. This year was my second time attending so count me in as a repeat offender. There were a […]

A Family Affair

by Gregg Senko – Friendship APL is like a bee hive.  You can see a lot of activity from the outside, but that’s a mere fraction of what is actually taking place inside, and not only in the FAPL building itself, but the care and aid that goes on elsewhere for FAPL.  I recently had […]