Who We Are?

Litl' Pal shelter

Litl’ Pal is non-profit, all volunteer animal rescue shelter dedicated to protecting and improving the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected homeless animals and placing them in loving, permanent homes.

Dogs & Puppies

Browse dogs and puppies for adopt in the Southwestern US! Find your perfect match today. Looking to sell?

Cats & Kittens

Litl' Pal currently has over 100 cats and kittens available for adoption. All cats are vaccinated, spayed, neutered.

Parrots & Birds

The arrival of homeless birds can throw the typical dog-and-cat oriented shelter into havoc - unless you're prepared to wing it.

Rodent Pets

Our mission is to improve the lives of domestic rodents animals through education, rescue, and rehabilitation.

Exotic Pets

We're working to save the lives of all exotic animals across America, giving pets second chances and happy homes.

History and Mission of Litl' Pal

We rely on donations
and our helpers and volunteers.

Litl’ Pal is a nonprofit, all volunteer, Fresno-based animal welfare organization involved in the rescue, care and placement of companion animals. Serving the Fresno area since 1984, Litl’ Pal has adhered to a no-kill policy and engaged in community based advocacy on behalf of animals since its inception.

Lisa Woodson, CEO & Founder

Donation operated

Allocating your donations in its entirety to the operation

Improving the lives of abused

Improving animal welfare has tractable solutions.

Advocacy on behalf of animals

Work with local and state legislators to enact meaningful protections.

We’re like family.

Our people are the foundation.

Lisa Woodson

Founder & Animal Caretaker

He is an avid forest-goer and commits to doing what he can to keep world beautiful, clean and healthy.

Ruth Aquilani

Veterinary Technician

The appreciation and love that she has for wildlife and animals makes her especially concerned about environment.

Lawrence Petrie

Animal Control Officer

A keen yachtsman and editor of a cruising guide, Lawrence is constantly reminded of the effects of pollution in.

Lucas Rolling

Kennel Technician

A keen yachtsman and editor of a cruising guide, Lawrence is constantly reminded of the effects of pollution in.

Give them a new, warm home they deserve!

We have been able to offer homeless animals a second chance by not only finding homes for more than 13,000 pets since 2003, but also providing nurturing, medical care, training, grooming and other services that have prepared them for life with their new families.

Pets Available for Adoption

Find a new furry friend

Adoptable pets are updated continuously.

Stop by frequently to meet your perfect match.


Ciao a tutti bauamici, io sono Agnese, si lo so avrete già sentito parlare di me, sono molto popolare nel quartiere, vengo da un brutto canile lagher e ho 11 anni.




Circa 13 Anni




Canile Lager


Si Adottabile a distanza



Le mosche quest’anno sono state tremende. È iniziato tutto con un piccolo graffio nel grattarsi vicino all’occhio fino a diventare una ferita difficile da gestire. Un lungo lavoro della nostra cara amica Valentina per non farla fuggire alla sola vista del cotone o ancora peggio del terrore quando ne sentiva l’odore .








12 Anni



Red era un bellissimo Quarter-Appaloosa, che ad un certo punto della sua vita è stato affidato ad una famiglia che aveva promesso di accudirlo con amore








32 Anni

Cosa Mangia



Big Thanks...

We are able to help domestic animals thanks to our beloved institutional sponsors.

Years of Helping
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Happy Pet Adoptions
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Litl' Pal is a 100% volunteer operated, so you know your donation will go directly to our mission of helping vulnerable animals find a loving home.
Even if you can only contribute $5 or $10, it can still go a long way toward helping!