easterEaster Bone Hunt Sunday, April 9 - Franke Park Pavilion 1 Registration begins at 1pm - Bone hunt @ 2:30pm Why should kids have all the fun? Bring your dog to our ninth annual Easter bone hunt! All dogs are admitted with a $15 donation to Fort Wayne animal care and control. There will be Dog Friendly games, crafts, and even tattoos. Prize baskets will be given away to the lucky pups who find prize eggs, and you can win other great items by joining the raffle! The Easter bunny will be even be joining us for pictures! All dogs in attendance must be restrained with a non-retractable leash. Bring your Dog and come join the fun!


058Picture Your Pet - Sunday, July 9 & Monday, July 10 Time & Location to be determined

Here's some tips for taking great family photos!







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30th Annual Walk for Animals & Furry Scurry 5K (TIMED) Run! Details coming soon! If you are interested in sponsoring any portion of our 30th Annual Walk for Animals or first ever TIMED 5K run, please contact our Education Department at 260-427-2590 OR email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Whisker WagnWhisker 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.

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