December 8, 2022 - The City of Fort Wayne's Community Animal Care and Control today announced Abigail Reyes as its new public information officer. Abigail Reyes joined the Animal Care and Control team on November 21, 2022. Reyes can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and (260) 427-5508.|

Reyes is a Fort Wayne native; she graduated from Wayne High school and received her bachelor’s degree in Communication from Purdue Fort Wayne. Reyes most recently worked two years for the City of Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan Human Relations Commission and has volunteered for over seven years as a community outreach coordinator, education teacher, and social media specialist for local nonprofits.

Reyes will be working alongside the fund development manager and community outreach educator. She will help continue to direct the “Pet Explorer” summer camps, “Read to the Animals” program, and the Animal Care Teens Programs. She hopes to not only expand these programs, but also to create new ones. Her goal is to bring more awareness of the shelter’s activities and announcements, educate more of Fort Wayne’s citizens about animal care and to get them more involved and engaged with the shelter.