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, […]

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 […]

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: […]