Humane Fort Wayne operates entirely on the generosity of animal lovers in our community. Humane Fort Wayne is a no-kill shelter! Humane Fort Wayne is 100% donor-funded.
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How do you get the animals in your program?
The animals at Humane Fort Wayne come to us from overcrowded shelters in Northeast Indiana and around the country. They also come to us from owners who make the difficult decision to surrender their pet.

How long do you keep animals in your care?
Animals in our adoption program stay in our program until they find their forever homes!

Can I adopt an animal if I live outside Allen County?
Yes! Anyone with an approved application can adopt one of our animals.

How can I support Humane Fort Wayne?
There are many ways you can support Humane Fort Wayne. Visit our 11 Ways to Support page to learn more

How do I know if I’m ready to adopt?
There are many things to consider before you adopt. Visit our Adoption FAQs page to learn more.

Shelter of the Week Podcast

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Hours & Locations

4914 S. Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46806
Phone: 260 744-0454

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday–Friday: 11AM–6PM
Saturday–Sunday: 11AM–4PM

1333 Maycrest Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
Phone: 260 420-7729

Monday–Friday: 8AM-5PM
Saturday–Sunday: CLOSED
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