Our building remains closed to the general public, however, we are offering limited services by appointment only. If you are considering adopting a pet, please visit our Adoptable Animals page. Once you find an animal that you want to learn more about, please fill out a virtual adoption survey and an adoption associate will call you to discuss next steps over the phone. A link to the survey can be found in the biography of each individual animal.

Due to call volume, we will not be able to accommodate phone calls about specific animals until you have completed the online adoption survey.  We are also currently unable to accommodate any walk-ins or in-person browsing. 

Our adoption hours are 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Saturday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday.  Please note that we are only able to assist clients by appointment at this time.

All services require face-coverings, including those that take place curbside. 

If you are a Cleveland resident with an urgent animal care need or are in need food or other supplies for your pet as a result of COVID-19, please contact us at 216-255-5012 or 216-771-4616 x 0 for assistance.

Hours and Locations

The Cleveland Animal Protective League is located at 1729 Willey Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio in the historic Tremont area.

Shelter Adoption Center Hours

Monday-Friday – 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday – 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday – Noon to 4 pm

Animal Admission Center Hours

Monday – Friday – 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday – 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday – Closed

affoGATO Cat Cafe

Visit their website for cafe specific hours

Cat Lounge Hours

Monday & Tuesday – Closed for Cat Naps
Wednesday – Friday – 8:30am-1:30pm & 4pm-8pm
Saturday – 8:30am-8pm
Sunday: 8:30am-4pm

761 Starkweather Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113



Telephone Contact Information

Main Telephone Adoptions Supervisor Humane Investigations
216-771-4616 216-771-8819 216-377-1630
Director of Development Admissions Volunteer Manager
216-344-1353 216-771-8825 216-377-1627
Euthanasia Services Foster Care Coordinator Spay/Neuter – TNR Hotline
216-771-8825 216-771-4616, ext. 181 216-377-1624
Spay/Neuter Supervisor Fax Telephone
216-377-1624 216-771-2810

General Contact

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