Starting Saturday, April 12, DOG ADOPTION TIME CHANGE! Dogs and puppies will be at the PetSmart in Garner at White Oak Shopping Center from 10am until 1:30pm on Saturdays. Hope to see you there!

JCAPL Moves into Brave New Territory
JCAPL would like you to know about some exciting changes that will take place over the next few months.
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“On the morning of Saturday, March 29, the Board of Directors met with heavy hearts. Our vision and our passion was jumbled with the reality that seemingly every animal shelter is still full and every rescue is scrambling and begging the public to ‘adopt here, adopt here’, so that they have one extra kennel to save one more! We have decided to pin our mission to our hearts and press forward…”

Read the JCAPL Mission Statement and Guiding Principles
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Fostering Saves Lives!

Fosters are special people and families who care for needy pets until they find their forever homes. JCAPL rescues, rehabilitates, spays/neuters, fosters, and adopts-out over 350 cats and 250 dogs each year. Learn More»

Adopt A Furever Friend!

Adopting a dog or cat is one of the most loving, and fulfilling, acts a person can do. JCAPL has many wonderful cats and dogs available for adoption. Our goal is to match you with a companion that fits your household, lifestyle and personality. Learn More»


Volunteers are the heart of the Johnston County Animal Protection League. Without your support, JCAPL would be unable to continue its work dedicated to rescuing, improving the lives of, and loving animals in need. Learn More»
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