JUST FOR KIDS (and grown ups too)

Leave a Legacy
Learn more about Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control - who we are, what we
do for animals in our Community and what you can do to help!


Kind Club Short - School Bus Safety
Don't take your dogs to drop off or pick-up your children
it may be a bite waiting to happen!


Kind Club Short - Foster Kitten Project
Find out what happens when a classroom gets together
and helps homeless pets in our community.


Kind Club Short - Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial
a 'Look Back' on the history of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control  


Kid to Kid: Safety First - Disaster Preparedness
Animal Care Teens Cassidy & Sydney show us
how to prepare for a natural disaster or an unplanned emergency.


Kind Club Short: Choices
Making the choice to own a pet is a big one,
learn how to decide which type of pet is best for your family.


Kid to Kid: Safety First - Pets on Vacation
Animal Care Teen, Jessica, gives helpful advice for those
wanting to take their pets on vacation with them!


The Ordinary Kitten - Children learn about the word "prejudice"
in this fun story about Percy, a not-so-ordinary kitten as it turns out


Animal Care Laws - Kids become familiar with the Animal Care
Laws in our Community: Fort Wayne.


"The Scoop" an FWACC interview show produced by City Access TV airs on Comcast 58 & Frontier 28

Tuesdays at 8:30pm
Thursdays at 9:30pm
Fridays at 12:30pm
Saturdays at 8:30am
Sundays at 10:30am & 5pm  

August 2016
Topic:  Lost Dogs of Fort Wayne with guest Kim Barker, administrator of Lost Dogs of Fort Wayne Facebook page 

July 2016
Topic: Adoption Process with guest Lindsay Pease, Adoption Supervisor at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control

June 2016
Topic: ACC Services to citizens with guest Lisa Cain, Deputy Director, CAWA (Certified Animal Welfare Administrator)

Topic: Community Cats & Foster Kittens with guest(s) Jenn Cherry, Community Cats Coordinator at H.O.P.E. for Animals and Emilee Smith, Volunteer Coordinator at Ft. Wayne Animal Care & Control

Topic: Urban wildlife with guest Megan Dillon, Urban Wildlife Biologist, Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Topic:  Evolution of Animal Care and Control in Fort Wayne   in Fort Wayne. Guest this month:  Belinda Lewis, Director of Ft. Wayne Animal Care & Control

TopicSoarin' Hawk Raptor Rescue with guests: Bob Walton & Natalie (Volunteers)

TopicFunding and donations

August 2015
TopicVolunteering at FWACC  with Emilee Smith, Volunteer Coordinator.       

June 2015
Topic: Pets for Life with guest Allen County SPCA Executive Director Jessica Henry. 

May 2015
TopicDog Bite Prevention Host Jodi Hamilton (Community Outreach Specialist), Dog Bite Prevention with host Jodi Hamilton and guest Jan Crary (All About the Dog) and Randy Thornton (ACC, Enforcement Supervisor). 

April 2015
Topic: Community Cats program Host Jodi Hamilton (Community Outreach Specialist), Belinda Lewis (Director, Animal Care and Control), Jessica Henry (Executive Director, Allen County SPCA), Allison Miller (Director, H.O.P.E. for Animals). 

January 2015
Pet Peace of Mind with guests Ann Blue & Kathleen Brademeyer from Visiting Nurse

November 2014
Cold Weather Care for pets with guest Officer Erika Hedge

October 2014
Taking care of Small Animals with guest, Officer Jessica Hill

Topics 2013
Education Aids in Fight Against Animal Neglect
State and Local Cruelty Laws 
Dog Bites Interview


Videos explaining various aspects of the City of Fort Wayne, Animal Care Ordinance.
Click any link below to see videos and to scroll through our playlist.

   Adoption Process

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      Barking Dogs           Wild & Exotic Animals        Tethering Dog Law         Dog Bite Prevention

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      Report Cruelty              Dogs in City Parks              Avoid Court

 Lost Pet Prevention

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