Welcome to the Carroll County Animal Protection League
501 (c) (3) non-profit organization

              Carroll County Animal Protection League

               CCAPL - P.O.Box 353-Carrollton, Ohio 44615

 "Help us Build it!"                                                  

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November 6th, 2014- regular meeting

Come to a CCAPL meeting and meet other animal-loving people! Your attendance at our meetings can actually help us procure funding resources to help build our no-kill animal shelter! Meeting usually last about an hour and we accomplish so much at each meeting. Bring a friend!


Come on out to the Carrollton Ponderosa Restaurant and support the CCAPL too!

We receive 10% of each adult and child's meal (not on the buffet), during the hours of 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Hope to see you there!

The 50/50 ticket winner does not have to be present to win-we will call you!

Thank you!

Consumers National Bank-two day fundraiser! Nov. 21st. & 22nd.

Come on out to the Consumer's National Bank - and support us in our efforts to build a no-kill animal shelter for Carroll County!

We will have a membership drive ($15.00 each adult for one year membership & $5.00 for child 17 years and under).

We will also have a terrific bake sale along with our dog and cat products to sell!

Hope to see you there!

Photos with Santa - Two weekends- Tractor Supply Center!

Bring those animals, kids, and adults for a photo session with Santa!

You will receive a frame of your choice included in the price.

We will also have dress up costumes for your pet!

All proceeds will benefit our no-kill animal shelter construction!

Hope to see you at the "Photos with Santa" event!

Photos -6th. Annual Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction -Oct. 4, 2014

Probie, Rob Davis, Arie, Beth Davis, and Shadow

The CCAPL's 6th. Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction was a huge success! Thanks to all the businesses, individuals, our awesome volunteers, attendees, and our guest speakers and their dogs for a great presentation!

ODSA - Ohio Dog Search Association - John Swaney, Rob & Beth Davis, and K-9 Search dogs: Shadow, Probie, Ginger, and 5-month old puppy, Arie!  

Check out the ODSA website to learn about this wonderful organization! www.osdak9.org 

John Swaney and "Ginger"


October 2014 update: The mechanical plans are almost done! Once finished, they will be presented to the CCAPL's Board of Directors. Once approved, they will be sent to the State of Ohio for the permits. Once the permits are issued, we could begin construction as early as late fall, depending on the weather! We will keep you informed of our progress as it happens! Thank you!

The Morton Buildings, Inc. sign is on our property. It was installed on Thursday, July 3rd, at 1:30 p.m. by Shawn Simmerman (lower right), Morton's Project Manager and Mike Weckesser (lower left). 

CCAPL members present are Eileen Rohrer, Roberta Rothert, Kim Mills, Lynne Prince and her granddaughter and great-granddaughter, and Don Gray.

As soon as all the mechanical plans are done, we want to start building as early as late fall 2014, or early spring 2015. We will keep you posted on our progress. Donate today to help us build our no-kill animal shelter! Thank you!


The CCAPL Board of Directors called a special meeting after the regular meeting Thursday, May 1st, to vote on moving forward with Morton's Buildings, Inc. By a unanimous vote of all seven Board of Directors present, the motion was made by Vice-President Lorna Whaley and seconded by Barbara Manning to send to Morton Buildings, Inc. the cost of Step 2 for $22,500.00 down payment to authorized them to finalize the Architectural, Structural, Electrical, Plumbing and HV/AC designs and obtaining the permits, based on the Conceptual Plan completed under Step 1 as noted and approved by the CCAPL Board of Directors.

Patti Willoughby, our Treasurer, sent them a check along with the signed contract by our President. (Our attorney, Kathleen Stoneman has reviewed and approved the Morton Buildings, Inc. contract.)

Shawn Simmerman, the Morton Buildings, Inc. representative, was notified Thursday evening regarding the vote to move forward. Shawn advised the Board of Directors at the April 24th, director's meeting, it will take approximately 4-6 months before actual start-up construction could take place. That is okay, we have worked so hard in the last seven years and almost four months to get to this stage.

Once Step 2 is completed, Shawn will handle Step 3, the actual start of construction of our no-kill animal shelter. We will send Morton Buildings, Inc. a check for $129,500.00 to pay the cost of the "shell" of the building. This will include the exterior walls, roof, windows, exterior doors, and also the insulation throughout.

More updates as they happen-stay tuned!

A special thanks to everyone who has helped us and contributed to us along the way of our journey since we started January 17, 2007 to build a no-kill animal shelter for Carroll County, Carrollton, Ohio!

February, 2014 - The CCAPL received a $10,150.00 grant from the Douglas Houck Charitable Fund towards the no-kill animal shelter construction.

April 7th, 2014 - The Carroll County Animal Protection League has received the second monetary grant from the  The John H. & Evelyn L. Ashton Preservation Association, Inc.of Carrollton, Ohio. Their commitment to us is $4,000.00 each year from 2013 to 2015. We thank the John H. & Evelyn L. Ashton Preservation Association, Inc. for their generosity and support to us. This monetary donation grant will be used in the no-kill animal shelter construction.

May 2014 - The CCAPL received a $10,000.00 monetary grant from the Richard C. Hannon, Jr. and Carol L Hannon Charitable Foundation

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Amazon will donate 0.5% of certain sales to us when you make a purchase at Amazon.com. You need to specify the Carroll County Animal Protection League

 when making your purchases! All proceeds will benefit our no-kill animal shelter construction!  Thank you!

The Carroll County Animal Protection League is reaching out to the general populous nationwide in hopes of receiving donations for our no-kill animal shelter construction. We want to get started as soon as possible to make this goal a reality and help save lives of domestic animals.  To make a donation in any amount, go to:


and help us raise the much needed funds to build our shelter! 

Gofundme.com does take 9.25% of any donations. You can use your credit card to make a donation. THANK YOU!

Use PayPal for donations/membership (s), Thank you for your support!


Use this convenient PayPal donation tab for any monetary donations you can send to us or for a CCAPL membership! Thank you for your support!

(Some fees do apply to the CCAPL for using PayPal)

What a $1.00 donation can do...

Welcome, members, visitors and friends to our website!

Our Logo designed by: Ashley Libertor (Carrollton High School Student-2007)

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, Nov 6 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday, Nov 17 at 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Nov 21 at 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, Nov 22 at 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM