by cathleen timmons
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We can help you find
your new friend!

View our pets ready for adoption.
Find your perfect match today!


Looking for a fun retail-setting team to volunteer with? We need help in our thrift shop with our merchandise, fun creative staging and of course we need amazing friendly cashiers to help us sell all of the goodies! Click the picture to learn of our volunteer opportunities.

We need volunteers today!

Visit the EAPL Cat
Adoption Center

Located in Chow Down
Pet Supply in Bergen Park

View Available Cats

Looking for a volunteer opportunity where you never have to leave the comfort of your home to do?
Check out answering our inbound phone line from the comfort of your home!
We just switch our phone line to ring at your home (it does not interfere with your incoming/outgoing phone calls at all.)
You receive about 10/15 calls per shift.
We provide a training manual and an EAPL volunteer assistance is just a phone call away.
We have shifts available 7–days a week 8am-1:30 or 1:30-7pm.
YOU pick your shifts… whatever works for you!

We need volunteers today!

Become A
Foster Home

Be the First to Start the Healing


How about we
hang out together?

We are an all-breed dog and cat rescue.



The Adoption Process begins when you complete an online application, naming either one or a few of our Available Animals or providing a description of the type of animal you hope to adopt.

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One of the most important ways to volunteer for EAPL is to Foster an Animal, but there are many other volunteer roles with EAPL. Please look over our many other needs and give us a call or contact us today!

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Our rescue operations are staffed entirely by caring volunteers and are not supported by taxes. Except for 3 Thrift Shop employees, no one receives compensation–we rely on our wonderful supporters to allow us to keep saying YES to all the animals.

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View our featured pets and all our animals ready for adoption!

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Featured Pets


Packer is a 9-month-old white lab/pitbull mix. His eyes are bright green with a blue spot on his right eye. He is absolutely stunning! Packer's puppy mentality shines through and he is full of energy and tons of puppy love. Packer has been working with a trainer and his foster family to learn basic commands, [...]


Meet Lizzie, she is about 6mo best guess.  She is active, loving, cuddly, and she loves her snuggle time. Lizzie just loves all the fur kids in her foster home and she LOVES all sizes of humans! They have a doggie door and tend to go out as a little pack lol she may need some reminders and a [...]


Meet Ramona, she is a beautiful 6-mo old little girl.  Ramona is the best guess, a lab mix of something (good ol mountain mix girl!) lol She is spayed and up to date on her vaccines (age-appropriate.)  We believe she will stay a medium-sized little girl.  She gets on Ok with all the doggies in her foster home. [...]

Dr. Natalie Whiskers

FROM PREVIOUS RESCUE:  Dr. Natalie Whiskers was rescued from the bushes around a hospital in southern CO, thus her name.  She was quite a sensation here, all over the local FB pet pages as so many people were trying to feed and catch her.  They failed, but one of our volunteers who works at the hospital succeeded.  [...]


If you’re looking for a running or a hiking buddy – Bode is your new best friend!  He’s a very happy and friendly pup.  He loves to play with other dogs – but he comes on strong – so needs a playmate that would be confident and a bit bigger than Bode. (Currently, his play [...]

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