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   We offer a number of programs that help build empathy through animals. Our Humane Education teams works to create humane themed videos for our Kind Club Short series, we host education programs at the shelter, visit classrooms and create fun lessons for teachers to use. We also sponsor 500 Kind News magazine subscriptions for classrooms across the city - reaching thousands of students! If you'd like to learn more about one of our programs, please click on the link below. 

 

 

Pet Explorers Summer Day Camp

Read to the Animals Nights 

Classroom Programs

Scout Troop Programs

Animal Care Teens 

Bite Prevention

Service Learning Opportunities

 For Teachers: 

Humane Education Videos and Lesson Plans

 

                                                    


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Help us provide Free Teaching Materials to area teachers! - Sponsor 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 RedRover.org 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. 

 

Subscriptions for the 2018/19 Kind News has closed. 


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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
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