Thank you! Dick Goddard’s APL Telethon raises more than $172,000 for the four-foots

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CLEVELAND-- Dick Goddard has dedicated much of his life to helping animals and today, you joined his efforts and helped raise more than $172,000.

His annual APL Telethon raises money for the nearly 14,000 animals that receive care at the facility each year.

Last year, the telethon raised more than $142,000 and the 2015 total was about $128,000.

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In 2016, the Cleveland APL helped more than 14,500 animals, including finding forever homes for 6,200 pets. It costs $11,000 a day to operate the APL.

The Cleveland APL is located on Willey Avenue in the Tremont neighborhood. It's open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.