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Adopt A Pet or Volunteer!

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:24 am

Dreamy is dreaming of her new home. This gorgeous girl is a 8 year old German Shepherd Blend who is 96 lbs. Dreamy is housetrained, loves to cuddle, and even actually seems to think she is a lap dog!
Come on out and adopt me or one of my friends! There are on average 150 dogs and 50 cats waiting for families to discover them at The Animal League!
If you are interested in Dreamy or any of our other Adoptables, please visit The Animal League Adoption Center located at 4648 Baptist Island Road, 4 miles North of Highway 50 on Highway 33 in Groveland, FL. You can also visit us on the web at or search for us on Facebook to see the rest of our Adorable Adoptables.
All of our pets are up to date on vaccines and treatments, spayed or neutered, and come with a registered microchip. We are open every day except Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Yes, we are open all weekend! For additional information please contact the Adoption Center at 352-429-6334. The Animal League is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving the community since 1988. We are a Guidestar Exchange Goldstar Participant committed to transparency and to our mission of providing care to abandoned, neglected and abused dogs and cats while serving the good people of our community through our programs such as “In League with Education,” “Nourish the Needy,” “The Neighborhood Pet Program,” Pet Food provisions to Meals on Wheels and assistance to the Cornerstone Hospice’s Pet Peace of Mind Program. Please visit our website,, to learn more about us. Thank you for considering a rescue pet, the very best breed.

Meet a real sweetheart – Layla. Layla is ready to teach you a lesson from the heart. This girl is filled will so much love that she will automatically make your heart overflow with love for her too. Layla is a beautiful young sweetheart that has an irresistible smile. This girl is such a darling and just wants to love and be loved. She is great with everyone she meets, gets along well with other dogs, but does not like cats. She does not need to be crated because she never destroys anything – Layla is very well behaved inside a home. Layla enjoys going for leisurely strolls, loves to play ball, enjoys car rides, and is content to lie quietly by your feet watching TV.
If you are looking for a canine companion who is loving, smart, cuddly, attentive and irresistible, then call 352-240-1583. Please consider adopting Layla – she’s pawsitively perfect!
All of our dogs are neutered/spayed, up-to-date on shots, receive heartworm and flea/tick treatments as well as microchipped. Our adoption events are every other Sunday at PetSmart in Winter Garden Village and alternate Sundays at the Clermont Farmers Market. Visit us on Facebook to keep up with current events or visit our website to see all of the faces at RTR who need a home, you will also find all of our adoption applications and protocols on this site. Email us at Volunteer today and change a life!



Are you ready to fall in love with hounds and volunteering? Houndhaven, a no-kill animal rescue located in Minneola, is looking for a few good volunteers. We have been rescuing dogs and puppies from euthanasia at kill shelters since 2000. No expense is spared to save the lives of these special animals, especially since so many of them have come from situations of neglect or have never known the feeling of a tender touch.
Houndhaven rescues mostly Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, lab mixes, and has been known to occasionally rescue the odd one or two in the bunch, such as little terriers that became honorary “hounds”. We typically have 15-20 rescue dogs at a time and are run exclusively by volunteers. Our volunteers know there is no better “paycheck” than a tail’s wag from a dog who now knows he is safe and is going to have a “happily ever after”.
Volunteers are needed at our shelter 365 days a year, and at this time we are really in need of anyone interested in helping make a difference in the lives of our wonderful dogs. Volunteers need only be at least 18 years of age and capable of handling large dogs. Our volunteers help walk the dogs, clean kennels, and of course, provide much needed love and attention to our furry friends.
Volunteer opportunities also exist at adoption events most weekends. We take our dogs to Petsmart and Petco so that they can meet prospective adopters. Volunteers are responsible for walking dogs, making sure they show well, and answer questions about Houndhaven and our adoption process.
Volunteering is a great way to make a difference in the community, make new friends who share a passion for animals, and take a mini-break from your everyday activities. If you have a bit of time to share, please consider volunteering at Houndhaven. Contact for information on volunteering at the shelter or for information on volunteering at our adoption events. The Hounds can’t wait to meet you!