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Cleveland animal protective league

1729 willey avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
216-771-4616
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User Reviews (9)

  • 1. A thank you to the facility that gave me my best friend.

    by: pinkprints

    My kitten, Cassidy, came to me via the Animal Protective League and I truly can't say enough about the shelter as a whole -- they do humane investigations and remove animals from abusive and neglectful situations, they care for animals that come in as owner surrenders or strays, and they give love and dignity to each soul that passes through their doors. The shelter workers and volunteers spend time with each animal that comes in and they make assessments based on what is best for those animals. The facility is immaculately kept and the staff are knowledgeable, respectful, and genuinely care about the well-being of both the animals in their care and the individuals who come in looking to adopt. Cassidy has quickly become the light of my life and I adore her more than words can say. She is my best friend and confidante. I wouldn't have her if it weren't for the Cleveland APL and I would emphatically recommend their facility and services to anyone who either has an animal concern or who is looking to adopt in order to help make their family complete. The APL brings light and hope to situations where souls have been snuffed out too soon and they give life to animals who otherwise would have none. Thank goodness their facility and workers exist. Please support them as they support our animals -- it would be heartbreaking if such an organization ceased to exist. I know my life wouldn't be the same without Cassidy and I will forever be indebted to the Cleveland APL for their service to me and my little girl.

    Pros

    They are a non-profit dedicated to the welfare of animals, their facility is expansive and clean, and their staff knowledgeable and truly and integral part of the animals' lives that pass through their shelter and loving, caring arms.

    Cons

    As far as I'm concerned, there are none.

  • 2. Great place to get your new family member

    by: renpaul

    We adopted 3 dogs and 2 cats from this shelter over the years. The staff is very knowledgeable and very helpful in picking the right animal for your home.

    Pros

    Lot of choices

    Cons

    Strong animal odor

  • 3. APL in Cleveland

    by: LisaBaron

    I have never personally visited this shelter, but I see them all the time on the news with their animals trying to get them adopted. It seems that they work very hard and take really good care of the animals.

    Pros

    They do a great job

    Cons

    none

  • 4. nice apl.

    by: catman5

    i go to this place for meetings! nice , clean friendly place. they know there stuff on animals. i recommend going there.

    Pros

    nice clean good place.

    Cons

    none

  • 5. two of ours came from the Cleveland APL

    by: EugeniaCatsNRaz

    I visited this shelter many times to take donations to the animals. They do an excellent of caring for many animals, rescuing and educating the public. The shelter, located on Cleveland's near west side, is in the same part of town where part the movie The Deer Hunter was made.\r\nThis is a more modern facility amongst some much older houses.\r\nWe got our beagle and our cat from here.\r\nThe shelter mad this a wonderful experience for us. i would gladly return for more adoptions.

    Pros

    very caring

    Cons

    none

  • 6. Great place to adopt your lifelong companion!

    by: pitbullmamaliz

    This is a great shelter that obviously takes pride in the care of their animals. I would definitely recommend that anybody looking to adopt a pet check here first!

    Pros

    Very clean, large selection of animals, lots of volunteers

    Cons

    Discriminate against pit bulls

  • 7. Awesome

    by: jj33sky

    Wonderful organization

    Pros

    Clean, Functional, Wonderful and Knowledgeable Staff

    Cons

    none

  • 8. The Cleveland APL is a MUST visit destination for animal lovers

    by: adopt1

    The Cleveland APL's mission is to foster compassion and end animal suffering ... and the people who make up the APL live it every day. They provide shelter, loving care, and find new home for thousands of animals every year, treat homeless animals that have illnesses and injuries, investigate complaints of animal abuse, and are working to reduce pet overpopulation through proactive spay and neuter initiatives. If you're looking for your new best four-footed friend, you MUST visit the Cleveland APL ... you won't be sorry!

    Pros

    Deserving animals, wonderful staff, inviting facility, GREAT MISSION

    Cons

    None

  • 9. Great Place!

    by: slvrgrl79

    The Cleveland Animal Protective League is in a "league" of their own. I have never been to a shelter were the staff was so passionate and intelligent about animal care and adoption, as this shelter. They take every animal's life personally. They are beyond dedicated to the services they provided, they work very long hours for small gratifications, and give more to the community than most realize. I truly love this place for the service is provides and the knowledge that it strives to share.

    Pros

    Greatest Animal Resource Cleveland has to offer!

    Cons

    Not the easiest place to find