End of Life Services

Choosing to say goodbye to your pet is a very difficult decision and we're here to help make the process as peaceful as possible for you and your family. We offer low-cost humane euthanasia for the public. If your pet's quality of life has declined to the point where it is no longer able to experience things that once made them happy (i.e. eating, chasing a ball, going outside) it may be time to let them go.  Our staff is available and willing to answer any questions you have about this difficult time to help you better understand your options. 

Click HERE to view helpful information that can help guide you on when it might be time to let go. 


End of life euthanasia ( Does not include disposal fee) $30

End of life euthanasia of small animals/pocket pets including rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, etc. (disposal fee included)  $5

We work locally with Paws and Remember for those choosing to cremate their pet's remains.  


Disposal fee costs are as follows:

Small breed dogs $10 (Under 20 lbs)

Medium breed dogs $20 (20-50 lb) 

Large breed dogs $30 (50-90 lb) 

Extra large breed dogs $50 (over 90 lbs) 

Cats $10


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:


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
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