Pets Ad Litem, Inc.

Ina Abdrabu
Secretary and Special Events Committee Co-Chair

Katie Watson

Gregg Morton

Perri Dale

Ralph DeMeo

Allison Behrman
Media and Public Relations Chair

Rachel Shaffer
Art Committee Chair

Mario  Palmentieri
Special Events Committee Chair

Megan Seward
Volunteer and Membership Committee Chair

Barrence DuPree
Music Committee Chair

Kenda Baxter
Fundraising Committee Chair


PAL has developed a Responsible Pet Ownership program to provide education in responsible pet ownership to the general public and those persons cited for violations of the City ordinances.


More than 100 people volunteer for us each year helping to make a difference in the lives of animals. Find out how to become our partner.

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate, shelter and feed.

our team

Feel free to browse our website for tips on responsible pet ownership, pet nutrition and health.  While browsing you will also find information on our latest charitable events and learn how you can get involved as a volunteer or sponsor.

Foundation History

  1. 1998 - Ralph DeMeo joined the board of ASF​
  2. 2001 -Partnered with the City of Tallahassee to establish new guidelines and rules of the City's Animal Ordinance Laws.
  3. 2005 -Partnered with the staff of the Animal Services Center to create the Responsible Pet Ownership Course.
  4. 2011 -First annual Celebrity Karaoke event which raised over $5000 to benefit our humane education efforts.  

Welcome to Pets Ad Litem (PAL).  PAL is an alliance of advocates and professionals providing a legaI voice for animals!

Our founder & CEO