We are happy to welcome clients back into our building through pre-scheduled appointments and designated browsing hours. Masks are required for all vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors.

To create an appointment to meet with a dog or a cat, please submit the adopter survey from our website (https://clevelandapl.org/adopt/adoptable-animals/). Once we receive your survey, an adoptions associate will contact you via phone to review your survey and schedule an appointment.

We will still be offering curbside appointments as well.

Open browsing times are Thursday – Saturday from 11am-3pm, Sunday 12-3pm, and Monday – Tuesday 11am-3pm.

We will be limiting the number of people allowed into the building for browsing, so you may have to wait outside until we are able to accommodate your party. We ask that you bring only the members of your immediate household or those who will frequently be spending time with your prospective new pet to browse with you. Please bring a valid photo ID and be ready to adopt

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-Saturday- 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday – Noon to 4 pm

Animal Admission Center Hours

Monday – Saturday – 11 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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