Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is hiring! Whether you are looking for a full-time or part-time opportunity, check out the positions currently open at the shelter. All candidates MUST apply online. 


Part-time Adoption Assistant

Assists with duties related to the care of adoption animals housed at the shelter including sanitation, medical care, bathing, and other needs as required. Adoption Assistants also complete adoptions from start to finish with the public.


Part-time Kennel Attendant

Working under the direction of the Animal Care Supervisor, incumbent performs routine manual tasks relative to the care of all animals.


Full-time Animal Care Specilist

Triages all incoming animals to determine appropriate placement in the shelter, medical needs and behavior of animal to ensure safe staff interactions and overall mental wellbeing of the animal.

Director Amy-Jo Sites


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Adoption Lobby Hours:

12:00 - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
12:00 - 6:00 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. - 6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri
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