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11/7/2014 4:05 PM



Starting Tuesday, November 11, 2014 APR's adoption center will be closed to the public on Tuesdays.
Our staff and volunteers will use Tuesdays to give all areas a through cleaning.
Although we will not be open to the public, volunteers interested in helping with cleaning will be most welcome.
Anyone interested in a part time job to help with cleanings in the mornings for about 8-12 hours a week email Sue @ shansen8447@aol.com
Come visit us Wed - Mon from 12-5pm.

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Joe Lalli
Joseph John Lalli, 71, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL died October 25th.  Best husband ever, mentor of many, supportive brother, loyal friend, sensitive artist, talented designer, animal lover, an industry-leading landscape architect and land planner, and an award-winning creator of spaces around the world.  He was employed for 40 years by EDSA, a workd renowned landscape architecture and planning firm,  He was it President/CEO for 25 and most recently, its Chairman.  He was a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects and took the lead in opening the Chinese market for the profession.  The world will be a lesser place for all of us.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Dawson-Lalli, and his two brothers,
Vincent and Anthony Lalli.

Joe, a major league cat lover was a great supporter of APR.  He designed the new kennels and opened his studio for APR fund raisers and volunteer parties.  In liey of flowers, Joe would have desired that donations be made to Abandoned Pet Rescue.  If you wish, please use the link below to make a contribution.  A fund will be created that will be used to rejuvenate one of the cat rooms that most needs it.

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2014 Art & Auction

3rd Annual Arts and Auction
for Animals

November 8, 2014

Buy your tickets now! Click Here!

Held in a spacious private art venue located
2 doors west of APR @
1147 NE 9th Ave.
Fort Lauderdale
, FL

 Enjoy gourmet food, live music, auctions and entertainment and extraordinary people just like you!!

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APR Presentation & Partnership Program

We would like to share with you our Shelter's heart and soul!
The attached  presentation represents our mission, day to day objectives and mostly, our hopes to continue offering our services and reach the possibilities of enhancing them and our facility.
It is THANKS TO YOU that we, APR, exist and long to rescue, cure, and spoil the dogs and cats that we, you, service everyday as part of our extended family.
Please help us spread the word by sharing this presentation, by finding partners, donations, sponsors, volunteers.

Click on the image below for the presentation!
Thank you!

Cover APR Presentation

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APR Cookbook

The APR Cookbook is available.
Over 300 favorite recipes from staff, volunteers and supporters. Buy yours now before they are all gone!
Great gift ideas! Price is $25 per cookbook.
Thank you to Laura & Heather for making this a reality!

Not in the Fort Lauderdale area? Order your cookbooks here!
Thank you for your support.

Number of cookbooks plus shipping
Name/Shipping info

If you are interested in purchasing more than three cookbooks to be shipped, please email us at aprcookbook@gmail.com.


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APR Front

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   Visit us any day between 12:00 - 5:00 PM, meet our animals and fill out an adoption application.

   To see all pets at the shelter, please click here


To make a donation to APR, please click the "Donate Now" button below.  All donations are tax deductible.  

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 * THANK YOU!!! *


Available for adoption at APR!  


  Click on the Volunteer tab to the left for more information!

   Help us care for over 300 animals at our adoption center or help us show our animals at outside adoption events!



  Open every day from 12-5pm. 

We are located at 1137 NE 9th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.  

 Directions from I-95: Go East on Sunrise Blvd. for about two miles. Cross the 

 railroad tracks and continue until you can turn around & head back west. 

 Just before crossing the railroad tracks again turn right onto Flagler Drive.  

 PepBoys will be on your right.  Continue on Flagler Dr. until you get to the stop sign. 

 Turn right at the stop sign (NE 9th Avenue). We are the 3rd business on the right.

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I was found in a field in Homestead by a good samaritan along with my 7 puppies. I was dumped out of a truck by a man and woman (were they my owners?) and a nice young lady found us and got us a safe place at APR to stay. All my kids have been in forever homes for quite awhile now but I am still a...read more about Danni
Kobi was found tied to a fence in a family neighborhood hoping someone would take him in. Kobi is a good boy and will make a wonderful family pet with a little basic training. He loves to play and will do well in an active home. Kobi will be neutered prior to adoption. Kobi would be best in a home ...read more about Kobi


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 NuVet Nuvet donates up to 50% of all proceeds back to APR. 

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Kuranda Dog Beds - Rethinking dog beds
Kuranda Dog Beds

Our dogs and cats love to sleep on Kuranda beds, and thanks to your generosity all dogs have a bed and the cats love their beds as well.  Kuranda is offering a 10% discount on your purchase of a dog bed for your canine companion and APR will receive a portion of the sales. So purchase a dog bed for your dog to enjoy and help APR animals too! 

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