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Released: March 15, 2017 – On March 9th at approximately 1:00pm, at the corner of East 111th and Superior Ave, a witness reported seeing three African American men, between the ages of 16 and 20 years old, taking turns kicking and beating a dog with bricks and sticks. Cleveland APL Humane Investigators are asking for anyone with information about this incident or the identity or location of the suspects.
Released: February 6, 2017 –  On Saturday, February 18, at 10 a.m. the Cleveland APL will host the second Cat Yoga event led by Meowmaste Cat Yoga.
Released: December 21, 2016 – Twas the week before Christmas at the Cleveland APL and all of our animals think a new home would be swell! They said ‘life with no home has become ho hum. Spend the holidays in a shelter? Paw humbug!”
Released: November 23, 2016 – Black Friday is known for its one-of-a-kind sales, and the Cleveland Animal Protective League will be offering a one-of-a-kind adoption promotion and extending our hours in honor of this day. Visit the APL, adopt a wonderful pet and get a mystery amount off of your adoption fees through our Doorbuster Deal!
Released: November 18, 2016 – Instagram Sensation @tunameltsmyheart will be visiting the Cleveland Animal Protective League for a special Thanksgiving Day appearance. This Thanksgiving, Tuna is encouraging his followers to exemplify the “giving” aspect of Thanksgiving and make a donation to the Cleveland APL while visiting.
Released: November 16, 2016— After a long journey to recovery, horses Scarlett and Luna will now begin their trip to their new home. In early January, the Cleveland APL’s humane investigators were called to the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds because of a report of malnourished and neglected horses.
Released: October 31, 2016 – The Cleveland Animal Protective League is hosting its annual gala fund-raiser, Fur Ball – Peace, Love, & Happiness, on Saturday, November 5, at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. Hosted by WKYC-TV’s Monica Robins, the gala will benefit the APL’s Second Chance Program
Released: September 11, 2016 – The Cleveland Animal Protective League is hosting its annual gala fund-raiser,  Fur Ball – Peace, Love, & Happiness, on Saturday, November 5, at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland.
Released: August 24, 2016 – Earlier this month, the Gallia County Sheriffs and the Gallia County Dog Warden were assisted by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) with the rescue of 69 animals from a hoarding situation in Gallia County, Ohio.
Released: August 18, 2016 – The Dog Days of Summer may be over, but the Cleveland Animal Protective League wants you to enjoy the Cat Days of Summer by adopting an amazing cat or kitten! Soak up the last days of summer by adding a wonderful feline friend to your family today.
Released: August 8, 2016 – During its annual volunteer appreciation celebration on August 4th, the Cleveland Animal Protective League’s President & CEO Sharon Harvey announced the winners of the 2015 Volunteers of the Year award.
Released: August 8, 2016 – The Cleveland APL is giving you a chance to pick the final “Pet of the Month” in the 2017 Pet Calendar. That’s right – the photo entries in the contest are so fantastic that the votes submitted by the celebrity panel of judges last week were too close to pick the final winner!
Released: August 3, 2016 –After going to see Nine Lives in the theater, welcome your own magical kitty into your life by adopting from the Cleveland Animal Protective League. Whether you are a workaholic, like Kevin Spacey in his upcoming movie, looking for company or simply hoping to add a new fluffy family member to your household, the Cleveland Animal Protective League has just the cat for you!
Released: July 7, 2016—Cleveland, Ohio, is hosting the Republican National Convention this year, and not to be outdone, the Cleveland Animal Protective League is holding its own “Paw-litical” Convention.
Released: July 6, 2016 – The Cleveland Animal Protective League is accepting photos for its 2017 Pet Calendar Contest, which will give animal lovers the chance to make their furry friend(s) a star. Entering a photo in the contest is also a great gift idea for your animal-loving family members, friends, and colleagues.
Released: July 27, 2016 – This 4th of July weekend, everything is “Red, White and Mew” at the Cleveland Animal Protective League. There are plenty of adorable kittens waiting for loving families to invite them into their homes for the holiday and beyond!
Released: June 27, 2016 – This time of year is a fun and festive time as we gather with friends and family to enjoy warm weather, cookouts and celebrate Independence Day. This holiday weekend, we want to include our furry family members, but as much fun as it may be for us, it can be scary for our pets.
Released: June 13, 2016 – Governor John Kasich recently signed three bills into law that strengthen animal cruelty penalties and protect people who try to help animals in emergencies. The Cleveland APL applauds Ohio Legislators for passing improved animal protection laws.
Released: May 24, 2016 – Last week, the Cleveland Animal Protective League Humane Investigators opened 23 new cases of suspected cruelty and/or neglect. In just six days, they brought in 33 cats and 23 dogs. While none of these animals are currently available for adoption, our kennels are now completely full. We need the community’s help.
Released: May 12, 2016  – Are you looking for an independent pet who doesn’t need a lot of supervision? Do you dread having to ‘potty train’ your kitten or puppy?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then maybe adopting a pet that is “Full Grown and Ready for a Home” is the route for you!
Released: March 7, 2016 — This March marks “St. Pitty’s Day” at the Cleveland Animal Protective League! This St. Patty’s Day, select dogs at the Cleveland APL will be available for $30 off their adoption fee.
Released: March 2, 2016 – Have you been wondering how to spend your Thursday evening? Here’s a fantastic way to do just that while enjoying a bit of wine and learning about all of the amazing work done by the Cleveland Animal Protective League to protect animals in the area.
Released: February 12, 2016 – This time of year, you may plan on buying chocolates and wine for that special someone in your life, but not everyone should be given those treats. It is important to be aware of what Valentine’s Day staples are within your pet’s reach this weekend.
Released: February 9, 2016 – Do you feel like you have extra love to give? Are you thinking that you could do with a few more cuddles this Valentine’s Day weekend? If so, you should make your way to the Cleveland Animal Protective League and offer one of our many bachelors or bachelorettes ‘a rose,’ or better yet – a home.

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