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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.

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Adopt a Pet – It's Simple

The Scoop: Small Animal Care

October 2014 edition. Topic this month: Small Animal Care - Jodi Hamilton, Community Relations Education Specialist interview with
Animal Care & Control Officer, Jessica Hill
 

View small pets currently available for adoptioons and choose "other"

 

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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


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