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!

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Featured Pets


She is an owner surrender that EAPL is working with to try to assist in her rehoming.  She was adopted from EAPL as a puppy.  Currently, EAPL does not have any open foster homes so we are trying to assist. Hazel Mac is a 21-month-old 30 pounds, spayed retriever mix. She is super sweet and [...]


Meet Napoleon, we are told he is about 5 mo old and around 50 pounds.  He would really do best in a home with a playful fur sibling. He is dying to play with any dog he meets and my old girl just won't play with him.  ...he doesn't show any aggression. I have chickens and ducks; [...]


Meet Kennedy!  Kennedy is a total love bug.  She is about four years old and LOVES people!!  Kennedy will sit for hours on the couch with her people or go for a long walk sniffing everything.  Kennedy had a litter of puppies who have been adopted and has completed her heartworm treatment, so she is [...]


Francisca is a loving, happy cat that would love to find her new family! She loves to explore, have a comfortable couch to lay on, and a person that will give her lots of attention. She can also be an independent girl and spend a day or two relaxing by herself. She makes friends easily with [...]


Lizzie has been on a Merry Go Round in her short life of about 2yrs.  Someone dumped her at the local shelter. From there she was adopted as a gift to a grandmother who was mourning the loss of her dog. Shortly thereafter grandma got another dog and decided that she didn't want a cat.  A grandson took Lizzie in, but contacted us and [...]


Patunia, est. 2yo was found in Morrison. Lady who found her said she was very friendly, very social and in good condition. She really is a marvelous girl. She was adopted to a home with a dog, which she didn’t like, she was returned. Then she was adopted to a woman who loved her, but the woman is having [...]

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