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The Animal League charity golf tournament September 29, 2019

Register to Save Lives! Charity Golf Tournament

Join Us At The Animal League’s  Puttin’ Fore Paws Golf Tournament Sunday, September 29, 2019 The event will begin with 7:30 a.m. registration and check-in followed by a 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Included: limited lunch menu served following play, raffle prizes, […]

2019-03-04 puppy mill rescue by The Animal League (South Lake Animal League)

Puppy Mill Rescue – We Need You NOW

3/9: Edits — The original article was edited below to reflect additional dogs found on the puppy mill property. The original count was at 650 then escalated to nearly 800. We rescued 52 then an additional 28 of the mill […]

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Want to make a difference? Foster!

Want to make a difference?   Fostering is for you if you: Want to help some of the many homeless and stray animals who may never have known a loving touch or warm bed or who have been abandoned for […]

Cookie was rescued and rehabilitated by The Animal League, a no-kill shelter in Groveland Orlando FL

Meet Cookie. She’s one tough “Cookie”.

Update! Cookie is adopted! Dear Friends, This year marks The Animal League’s 30th anniversary of animal rescue! You’ve been wonderful to support The Animal League through its growth adventures. We would like to share with you one of the many […]

Donate to The Animal League via your employer's United Way campaign!

Contribute to The Animal League through United Way!

If you participate in the United Way Campaign program through your workplace, did you know that you may designate a portion of your donation to The Animal League?   We are listed in the United Way Donor Choice charitable database […]

Freedom Sunshine Fund July 2018

Freedom was thrown from car at a mailbox

This sweet, 5 pound Chihuahua was thrown from a moving vehicle and hit a mailbox. Meet Freedom. The impact on his little body was severe. Freedom sustained a deep, and painful wound to his rear leg, and his tiny leg […]

The W Pups Jan 2018

From one litter, but different daddies?

Momma is in birth and the babies are coming… One, two, three babies… More are coming! Four, five six babies… Mamma’s not done yet! Seven, eight babies! Whew! Momma’s tired but caring for her babies. Babies are fine.   Wait […]

work for The Animal League and help save lives

Love animals? Join our team and make a difference!

Love animals? Want to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets? Come work for The Animal League!   Adoptions Counselors The Adoption Counselor works in the Administrative/Animal Care department. S/he processes adoption paperwork and helps new adopters find their […]

Help The Animal League with adoption center needed items

Please help! We are running low on supplies and food.

HELP! We are running low on supplies and food.   This month, our animal shelter is most in need of: Pedigree Adult dog food (dry & wet) laundry detergent general cleaning supplies   Please consider making a food or supply […]

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Ways to help

Make a cash donation

We rely on YOU to help us care for abused, abandoned, and neglected dogs and cats. Donate today!

Give to the Sunshine Fund

The Sunshine Fund is an ongoing fundraising effort to help the dogs and cats rescued by The Animal League who have special medical needs.

Buy From Amazon Wish List

Our Adoption Center needs many items including cleaning supplies, pet food, crates, and building materials. Visit our Amazon Wish List.


Years in service
Injured, abused, and neglected animals rescued monthly
Volunteers who support our mission
Kids reached monthly through our Humane Education

What we do

Dog Adoptions

All our dogs are up-to-date on vaccinations and are spayed/neutered, receive monthly flea and heartworm preventative care, and are microchipped with registration.

Cat Adoptions

All of our cats are up-to-date on vaccinations, are spayed/neutered, receive monthly flea and heartworm preventative care, and are micro-chipped with registration.

Veterinarian Services

The Animal League Wellness Center offers affordable veterinary services, such as spay and neuter surgeries, vaccinations, doctor's wellness visits, nail trims, and more.

Thrift Store

One of The Animal League's most important sources of operating income is its Thrift Shop.

Humane Education

Every year, The Animal League's Humane Education program reaches children and adults at schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, daycares, libraries, civic clubs, and residential facilities for elderly or disabled throughout our community.

Nourish the Needy

Through The Animal League’s Nourish the Needy program, families are provided free pet food through our partnership with local food pantries in our community.