Summer Heat

No one knows how many animals die as a result of being left in overheated cars. Every summer, the Cleveland Animal Protective League works to educate people in our community about keeping animals safe. Your gift will help us continue to educate people in our community and keep more animals safe. Your gift could save […]

Pets of the Week

Meet Bitty and Baxter our Pets of the Week! Baxter is waiting for a home at our adoption center in Tremont, while Bitty is waiting to meet his future family at our PetSmart Charities® Everyday Adoption Center! Click to learn more about our Pets of the Week!

Donate

Since we receive no government funding, the Cleveland Animal Protective League relies on generous financial supporters like you to make a difference in the lives of the animals we shelter, rescue, and provide assistance to.

Programs & Services

At the Cleveland APL, we offer a variety of programs and services, such as our Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program. Learn all about the APL’s programs and services.

Adopt

The Cleveland Animal Protective League has been making happily ever after since 1913! Meet your new best friend at the Cleveland APL!

Volunteer

Our volunteers are invaluable! They are the heart of our organization and are vital team members who help us to achieve the impossible, fulfill our mission, inspire us to be our best, and advocate for animals and their care.

Adopt

AdoptWe have been creating “happily ever afters” at the Cleveland APL since 1913. Begin your adoption journey by viewing all of our animals that are currently available for adoption and find your new best friend!

Support

SupportSince we receive no government funding, we rely on generous financial supporters to make a difference in the lives of the animals for whom we care for. There are also many other ways you can make a difference, including becoming a volunteer. Privacy Policy

Programs & Services

Programs & Ser vicesWe offer many life-saving programs and services for Northeast Ohio’s homeless animals including Humane Investigations, Animal Admissions, Animal Welfare Clinic, Trap-Neuter-Return Program, Foster Care Program, and much more!

Events

EventsAll year long, we work to support our mission to foster compassion and end animal suffering by hosting a variety of fund-raiser events including our annual gala, Fur Ball, Q104’s Pledge for Pets Radiothon, and WKYC Fur-Get-Me-Not Telethon.