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Our Impact

7,686 Animals

came through our shelter doors in 2023. At Friendship APL, animals are transferred in, surrendered, seized or come through our clinic program.

26,880 Hours of Service

We rely heavily on our volunteer program to help us save as many animals as we do. In fact, the number of service hours they complete every year, accounts for 11 full time staff members.

5,075 Spay/Neuter Surgeries

were performed in 2023. These surgeries account for our adoptable animals, who all get fixed before being placed up for adoption, as well as owner animals through our low cost spay/neuter clinic. Additionally, we are able to fix community cats through our TNR program.

572 People Utilized our Pet Pantry

In 2023, 572 unique people utilized our pet pantry as a source of food for their animals. This program offers assistance to our community members so pets can stay in their homes. We average 91 people per month.

Friendship APL

Friendship APLWe are a private, independent, non-profit humane society founded in Elyria, Ohio. We proudly own and operate the largest animal shelter in Lorain County.

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