Volunteer Spotlight

How One Volunteer has Made a Lasting Impact Article Written by FAPL Volunteer Lisa Molnar My name is Lisa Molnar and I’ve been volunteering at FAPL for 5 years.  My love for animals was something instilled in me my entire life as a young girl.  I initially began volunteering to walk and spend time with […]

An Adoption Story: Elsie

Article Written by Staff Member: Shelby Elsie came to us with her tail tucked between her legs and her head hanging low. She had just spent 10 weeks in a loud, crowded, city kennel in Cleveland with no luck finding a new home. Elsie then made her way to Friendship APL, for a second chance […]

Protecting Outdoor Cats from the Elements

What’s “Cooler” than a DIY Cat Shelter? Article Written By: Joyce Castrigano, an FAPL volunteer and foster who donates her time to make these shelters for the outdoor cats in our community If you have ever owned a cat, you know that they love to be warm and cozy. They take any opportunity to soak […]

Dog Enrichment during Tricky Weather

Article Written by FAPL Adoptions Associate Heather Have you and your dog ever found yourselves stuck inside on a day where the weather just isn’t cooperating? Whether it’s freezing temperatures, rain and mud, or dizzying summer heat, sometimes we have to forgo our walks for everyone’s health and safety. Or maybe it seems like your […]

Dino Needs a Wheelchair

Dino came to our shelter so skinny you could see and feel every bone in his body. His back legs were paralyzed.  His rear end was covered in sores from dragging his rear end. He was terrified. I cannot blame him for that. He was pulled out of whatever nightmare he had lived in for […]

Friendship APL Pet Food Bank

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, OH 44035.) Patrons must wear […]