foster help

 

If you currently have fosters at your home and are experiencing an emergency please review the emergency protocol below. If you are not experiencing any of these issues please contact the foster department during normal business hours for further assistance. 

 

NOTIFY US IMMEDIATELY AT 260-427-5551 IF YOU FOSTER IS...EMERGENCY CONTACTS

- Unresponsive / unable to stand or walk

- Difficulty breathing

- Severe trauma

- Profusely bleeding

- Ingested a dangerous item (medication/chemicals)

- Seizure/ disoriented

- Any bite from a foster that breaks the skin

- Lost foster animal

*DO NOT MESSAGE THE FOSTER FACEBOOK PAGE AS IT IS NOT MONITORED 24/7

 

**When calling the emergency number after hours please let dispatch know that you are a current foster and need to speak with an animal control 

officer. If you live outside of city limits, we may request that you meet an Animal Control Officer at the shelter.**

 

 

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 Questions? Contact the Foster Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 427-5551. 

 

Adoption Lobby Hours:

12:00 - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday

Closed Mondays FOR ADOPTIONS
To submit a pet adoption profile, you must do so 15-minutes before closing to allow sufficient time for processing.

Adoptions number:

260-427-5502


Business Office Hours (lost & found pets, 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