Pet Care Tips

 

Whether you're looking for tips for your newly adopted family member or pets already in your home we're here as a resource to help you! Check out the following links to learn more about how to work through behavioral issues, general pet care tips and much more. 


ALL ABOUT DOGS

We know welcoming a new dog into your home is a big responsibility and can come with a lot of questions. Below are a list of popular topics to help you work through issues you might be having at home. 

Welcoming Home Your New Dog

Help Your Dog Stop Crying When Left Alone

How to Crate Train Your New Dog or Puppy

Housetraining Your Dog

Working With a "Mouthy" Dog

How to Work Through Destructive Chewing 

Not seeing the topic you're looking for? Click HERE for many more topics that may be helpful. You can also email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


ALL ABOUT CATS

Check out these articles if you are in the process of deciding whether or not a cat is best for your family or are looking for resources to help your new feline adjust to your home.

Is a Cat or Kitten Best for Me?

Introducing a New Cat or Kitten to Your Cat

Introducing a Dog and Cat

Litterbox Problems?

Click HERE to see more information about cats that may be helpful. You can also email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


ALL ABOUT SMALL ANIMALS

At Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control we adopt out small animals like rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, mice, rats, ferrets, and chincillas. 

Caring for Rabbits

Caring for Guinea Pigs

Caring for Ferrets

Caring for Rats and Mice

Click HERE for tips on caring for other small animals. You can also email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

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
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