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!

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!

Visit the EAPL Cat
Adoption Center

Located in Chow Down
Pet Supply in Bergen Park

View Available Cats

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

Bailey May

Meet Bailey May, she is a good girl. About 40 pounds of lovin'. We do believe she is a small pit bull mix. She loves her people and would do best in a household as the only dog. She LOVES to play, so an active household would love her!! FYI, she should be the only dog [...]


Fraser is a great little dog! He is about 10yo and 11 pounds. He is good around other dogs and seemed to be ok with the cat that hangs out at the vet clinic though cat exposure has been limited to that. He is house trained and will ask to be let out, he is [...]


What can we say about Miss Zoey? She has finished a board and train program as she had a rough start to this world of ours. However, she is making leaps and bounds because she has had some stability and training! She is 5+ years old and about 60 pounds. She is a pretty mellow dog. [...]

Blue Eyes

Blue Eyes is an 11 year old snowshoe cat.  His people moved and left him outside the house.  He was scratching to get in.  Isn’t that disgusting?  This boy is absolutely a great cat and deserves a great home.  He LOVES to sit in your lap.  As soon as you sit down, he walks right up [...]


Monkey came to EAPL after being either abandoned or she was just a lucky stray.  Lovely lady, who manages to rescue many cats a year from a nearby park where folks tend to leave animals or they congregate because of folks feeding, happened upon Monkey who caught her attention as being in need of a [...]

Tatum and Hayden

From the previous rescue: Tatum and Hayden came out of a group of cats a woman had been caring for.  She built an outdoor enclosure for them and they were well cared for and had cat trees, beds and boxes in the enclosure.  When the woman passed, the rescuer found 2 that were tame.  Hayden is about 6 [...]

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