by cathleen timmons

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!

View all of our adoptable animals >>

Featured Pets


Curtis is a sweetheart once he gets comfortable in his place. He takes a while to warm up but when he bonds to the person he stays there best bud. […]


Freddy is an Aussie/Catahoula X . He is considered a “Lethal White” and he is deaf and blind to some degree. He can see light and dark and hear loud […]


If you’re looking for a sweetheart you owe it to yourself to meet Sammy. Smart, sweet, and beautiful, everyone falls in love with this adorable girl. Because she hasn’t been […]


Kai, is a 13 year old seal point Siamese who was rescued from his home when his owner died. He is very sweet and affectionate, gets along well with other […]


Max is 3 years old and is a big beautiful boy.  He loves pets and is very affectionate with a funny personality. He likes attention, will settle in on your […]


George is a gorgeous 10 year old short haired silky male who is very sweet and social, rescued when his owner died. He is a bit shy but adjusts quickly […]

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