Winner Wonderland

Temperatures have dropped but the number of animals in need keeps rising!  In the past week alone, Friendship APL has had to take care of two dogs requiring tail amputations, a dog who sustained traumatic injuries to her teeth and jaw, as well as tend to the special needs of some of our senior cats […]

Thanks for Giving Raffle!

  As the holidays approach, we want to be able to ensure that all our furry friends get their happily ever after.  This includes animals like Rocket, a lab puppy currently fight off the deadly parvovirus, and Gucci, a four-month-old kitten with a badly broken leg. When animals that require extra TLC and medical care […]

GCI-Trained Dog Adoptions

Are you familiar with Friendship APL’s prison-training program for dogs? If there is a dog in our care that we feel needs a little bit of polish prior to adoption, we may enroll them in a 60-day obedience training program at Grafton Correctional Institute (GCI).  Led by our on-staff trainer, Don Hitchens, the inmates at […]

A New Day for Twilight 50/50 Raffle

  A New Day for Twilight and Friends Whether it is small, underfunded shelters that needs assistance with dangerously-ill dogs or a Good Samaritan with an injured kitten, Friendship APL steps up to offer help.  In the past two weeks alone, FAPL has assumed care for four dogs battling parvovirus, as well as a three-month-old […]

Beat the Odds 50/50 Raffle

  It’s the height of summer and the animals in need are coming through our doors every day.  Since Friendship APL doesn’t have a full-time veterinarian, many of these emergency cases have to be rushed to our partner vet clinics. For parvo-positive puppies like KJ and Merida, their individual veterinary bills will easily top $1000 […]

Jackson’s Story

It’s the smallest animals that have the biggest hearts… and sometimes that’s more literal than you realize. Jackson, a senior shih tzu, was found abandoned in an apartment, forced to wear the same belly band for two solid weeks.  A kind landlord made sure he had food and water but Jackson needed out. That’s where […]

Cat Scratch-Off Fever: a Lotto Raffle to Benefit Ditto & Friends

          The temperature’s climbing and Friendship APL has a fever: Cat Scratch-Off Fever!  Starting Thursday, July 15th and continuing until 2pm on Friday, July 23rd, Friendship APL will be selling $5 tickets for a chance to win $250 of scratch-off lottery tickets!  The proceeds from this raffle will help cover the […]

Kitten Foster

      We need your help! Do you or your family want to get involved this summer? Friendship APL is in dire need of foster homes for kittens.  We need fosters willing to open their homes to: Pregnant mama cats about to give birth Nursing mamas and their kittens Kittens that are too young/ […]

Nebula’s story

    On a cold day in February 2021, a good Samaritan brought a bedraggled, injured seven-month-old kitten to Friendship APL. The kitten, later named Nebula, was dragging a previously injured back leg and struggling to breathe.  In fact, the kitten needed to be nebulized almost immediately to ease her congestion. (This was actually the […]

Friendship APL Lotto Basket Raffle

Take a chance. Help an animal!  Every day, Friendship APL receives requests to help injured animals in need.  Some animals need more TLC than others, like Bumper.  Bumper was running at large when he was hit by a car. His injuries included a shattered pelvis, nerve damage to his front left leg and a wound […]

Friendship APL Pet Food Bank

Starting Saturday, April 10, 2021, the Friendship Animal Protective League will be holding a monthly pet pantry to provide dry dog and cat food to Lorain County residents in need.  The pet pantry hours will be from 1:00- 3:00pm. The pantry will be held in the garage of Friendship APL (8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, […]

Weekend Retreat Raffle

Thursday, March 18th – Friday, March 26th at 2pm Looking for an excuse to get away? Friendship APL is raffling off a weekend stay at a luxe home in Western New York, along the Chautauqua wine trail. The winner of this prize will enjoy 3 days in an amazing 5 bedroom home with spectacular views, […]

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 […]