Taking pet adoptions on the road!


*All adoption policies and procedures apply

There are no scheduled dates at this time.


 *Actual send home / adoption will take place on the next business day following the events. Adoption profile
will be filled out night of and taken as intended adoption interest. All adoption processes and fees apply.

In our mission to create more opportunities for homeless pets to be adopted, we offer our Whisker Wag'n mobile adoption unit to area businesses and community events for a sponsorship fee of $25 per animal. By showcasing some of our most adorable pets we hope to reach potential adopters throughout the community--wherever they are! At various times and scheduled locations, the Whisker Wag’n will have sponsored dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and even pockets pets aboard the vehicle that are happily awaiting adoption into new and loving homes!

How do I request a Whisker Wag'n appearance at my special event or business location?

The FWACC Whisker Wag'n is always looking to "get its paws" involved with new and exciting events that offer substantial adoption opportunities! To increase the likelihood that the date of your event is available, submit your request 2 MONTHS PRIOR TO YOUR EVENT DATE (subject to change based on availability).

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with:

  • Name of the Event
  • Date, Time and Location of Event
  • Anticipated Number of Participants
  • Length of Desired Wag'n Appearance (maximum 4 hours)
  • Number of animals you wish to sponsor. ($25 per animal based on availability)
  • Name and Phone Number of Contact Person

PLEASE NOTE: Each circumstance is unique pertaining to Whisker Wag'n appearance sponsorships!  If you have a question regarding the fee or scheduling, please contact 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
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. First Saturday of each month

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

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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
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

It is our mission to serve our community in a humane, public safety capacity while working to keep pets with loving families by providing education opportunities and resources or facilitating re-homing or adoption when necessary.

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