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Whisker Wag'n Mobile Pet Adoption Center
Meet our staff, our volunteers, and best of all . . . adopt a pet at one of our offsite adoption events.  Follow our event schedule.  



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2014 - Easter Bone Hunt - Franke Park, Saturday, April 19
Registration at 12 p.m. inside pavilion one. Bone Hunt at 1:30 p.m. $10 donation per dog to Animal Care & Control to sniff out treat filled Easter eggs and qualify for prize baskets. Enjoy dog-friendly games, meeting vendors and receive a photo with the Easter Bunny. More prizes available with raffle tickets.

Paint Your Pet sm   2014 - Paint Your Pet Event - April 25 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Ziano's in Chapel Ridge
$35 per person to enjoy an artistic experience like no other. Professional artists and artist assistants will assist you in painting a 16 x 20 canvas painting of your favorite pet. You won't bring your pet to this event, but please bring a picture to guide you. Don't worry about experience, this is for everyone to enjoy! Sponsored by our friends at Bottle & Bottega Register to join the fun!
banner1 bg   2014 Pet Expo at the Memorial Coliseum - May 3 & 4 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Look for our booth with adorable, adoptable animals. We will have applications on hand plus staff and voluteers to answer your pet adoption questions. COme enjoy the fun at Pet Expo 2014.
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2014 Picture Your Pet - Lakeside Park, Sunday, July 13 and Mon, July 14 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. inside pavilion 2
Professional photo shoot for families with pets to benefit animal safety education. $15 for a 5x7 photo. Reprint waiver and other photo items available to order for an additional fee.

Read: Tips for Taking a Great Family Pet Photo


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2014 Walk For Animals - Sunday, October 12,
Registration: 11:30-12:45 p.m. 
Walk: 1:00 p.m.
Prizes: 2:00 p.m.
Join us in the fight against animal cruelty and neglect through education and community outreach. Walk for Animals 2014 will be held in Headwater's Park East. Pledges are required to participate and can be payed online or turned in at the event. Those interested in being a vendor should call Judy at: 260-427-2590.




2014 Halloween Pet Parade - Sat, October 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Four-footed, furry goblins are invited to the Halloween Pet Parade. Enjoy costumed friendly pets, a costume judging contest with celebrity judges; receive fun prizes and a custom color framed photo while you wait. Entry fee: $20 per pet.



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2014 Christmas Open House for the Animals - Wednesday, December 10th
Join us any time between 3-7 p.m. to tour the shelter, bringing gifts for the animals , enjoying refreshments, and fun activities for the children. This is a family fun event and a special way to show your giving spirit to help homeless animals in need at a very special time of year.



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3020 Hillegas Road
Fort Wayne IN 46808
After 8 p.m. and on weekends and holidays, call 449-3000 for assistance.
Fax: 260-427-5514

Closed Mondays FOR ADOPTIONS
To submit a pet adoption profile, you must do so 30-minutes before closing to allow sufficient time for processing.

Adoptions are Open: Tueday, Thursday, Friday 12:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 12:00 - 7:00 p.m.
1st & 3rd Sat 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Adoption Office: 260-427-5502

Business Office Hours:

11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mon-Fri
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday

Officer Assistance

6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mon-Sun
1:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. Emergencies