be their voice

 

STAND UP FOR ANIMALS

If you suspect an animal is being abused or is not receiving proper care please speak up. Our team of Animal Control Officers works in the community to educate the public and enforce city ordinances as well as state laws in reference to pet ownership. If you think an animal is need please do not hesitate to call to report it. 

 

WHY REPORT ANIMAL ABUSE

There is a known link between animal abuse and other forms of abuse like elder abuse, domestic abuse and child abuse. When there is animal abuse happening in a home, it's an be an indicator of other abuses happening. Intervention as early as possible is an important step to protecting both animals and people. 

 

PUPPY MILLS

Have you recently purchased a puppy from a breeder and have concerns about the conditions it came from? Providing information about possible puppy mills in our community is crucial to bringing an end to the cruely and neglect these dogs go through. To report a complaint against a breeder, fill out the Humane Society of the United States' form HERE.

 

 

To view city ordinances protecting animals in Fort Wayne click here

To report animal abuse or neglect call: 

Animal Control Officer Assistance

9am - 8pm Monday - Friday

260-427-1244

After 8pm, weekends & holidays

260-449-3000

 


 

 

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