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KCS smallChildren enjoy and benefit from our free KIND Club Show educational video program used in classrooms and youth centers throughout Fort Wayne. It can also be watched at home on two local cable channels: FWCS LTV-54/24 and City TV channel 58/28.

KIND Club Show helps children to develop a greater sense of responsibility and respect towards others by emphasizing the obligations and commitments associated with pet ownership and animal care. KIND Club show is produced by Animal Care & Control's humane education department in collaboration with the City's Humane Education Advisory Council. The show is a two time winner of the National Hometown Video Festival for Children's Professional Programming.  It is also the recipient of a Philo T. Farnsworth Excellance in Community Programming award in the Children's Professional Programming Catagory.  For information contact 260-427-5508 or e-mail jodi.hamilton@cityoffortwayne.org


   Watch our latest video called: "Animal Care Laws in our Community"
which teaches children that laws & organizations exist to protect 
    animals and keep them safe.




A Good Read Features Percy - The Ordinary Kitten and explores the word Prejudice. The Ordinary Kitten teaches children that it's 'what's on the inside' that counts. 

KIND Club Show
Program Viewing Guide:
FWCS-LTV Comcast 54/Frontier 24:  Daily 2-2:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 7 p.m. 

FW City TV
Comcast 58/Frontier 28: Sundays 7:30 a.m.,
Mondays 8 a.m.,
Thursdays 8:30 a.m.,

s  12 p.m.,
Saturdays 9 a.m



Free Teaching MaterialsSponsor a Classroom

Allen County teachers are eligible to receive a free subscription to Kind News through donations to our education department. Kind News is produced by the Humane Society of the United States and arrives 5 times per year in bundles of 28 copies. This award winning character education magazine helps students learn the value of kindness towards one another, animals, and the earth. Place your free order before May 1st to begin receiving materials for the fall. Simply call our Education Department at 260-427-2590 or e-mail jodi.hamilton@cityoffortwayne.org

"Thank you so much! As we transition to the common coreknews_sponsor_jpgstandards, publications like yours become even more important in the classroom. We have an increased focus on non-fiction text and your publication is written in such a child friendly format."

        Elizabeth Pensinger
        4th Grade Teacher
        Forest Park

"I am so excited to receive a bimonthly magazine for my classroom. Not only do I teach Reading, but I also teach Science. I truly appreciate your generous donation of these magazines to my classroom. My students love reading these magazines. They are very appreciative of the donation too."

Thank you Again,


Sarah Stepney -FWCS

The Scoop on Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control
Talk show format featuring services of the Animal Care & Control department, discussions of city animal care ordinances, volunteer and adoption programs, special events and education outreach to promote responsible pet ownership.

"The Scoop on Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control"
Program Viewing Guide on City TV Comcast 58/ Frontier 28
Tuesdays at 8:30 P.M.
Wednesdays at 9:30 P.M.
Fridays at 12:30 P.M.
Saturdays at 8:30 A.M.
Sundays at 10:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Watch online at http://afw.pegcentral.com


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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
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

General Contact Information:
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control
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