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Animal Care & Control

Halloween Safety Tips

halloween safety

Every child and every costume is a new opportunity

for different reactions from the same dog.

Fright night is fun for kids, but not for dogs. Screaming, and running and scary costumes can make dogs nervous, uncomfortable and frightened. Dogs DO NOT understand this change in appearance and can become very fearful. Keep in mind that children on Halloween night are excited and doing their best to be scary. This is not a fair or safe situation to put even the best of dogs in. Even the normally terrific tolerant family dog can find this night hard to handle. City of Fort Wayne Official Trick or Treat Hours

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Back to School Pet & Family Safety

 

Keep your kids safe going back to school!
school bus stop safety

For more tips on helping your pets adjust to "Back-To-School" Read our Blog on Back to School

Adopt a Pet – It's Simple

"The Scoop" as aired on City Access Television Comcast 58 / Frontier 28

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Our Mission: Guided by the humane ethic and liveability interests within our neighborhoods, the mission of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is to ensure public health and safety
as well as prevent pet overpopulation,
animal neglect, and animal cruelty through
education, rescue, and law enforcement.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adoption Lobby Hours:

12:00 - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
12:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday

1st & 3rd Saturday of every month
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Adoption Office: 260-427-5502

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


Business Office Hours (lost & found- receiving lobby- citations or other law enforcement concerns):

11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mon-Fri
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday
CLOSED Saturday & Sunday


Animal Control Officer Assistance
260-427-1244
9am-8pm Monday - Friday
After 8pm, weekend & holidays,
call 260-449-3000

After Hours / immediate officer assistance:
1:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. Emergencies
260-449-3000


General Contact Information:
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control
3020 Hillegas Road
Fort Wayne IN 46808
260-427-1244
After 8 p.m. and on weekends and holidays, call 449-3000 for assistance.
Fax: 260-427-5514