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Public Invited To Holiday Open House For The Animals

City of Fort Wayne – The public is cordially invited to join Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control in celebrating the holidays with homeless dogs and cats on Wednesday, December 11 from 3 – 7 P.M. at the shelter located at 3020 Hillegas Road.

Tour the shelter, visit with the animals, enjoy the children’s fun area, refreshments, and learn about volunteer opportunities. Guests are encouraged to bring donations for the purchase of medical supplies or gifts of canned food for cats and dogs of all ages. Other items of need include feed for small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and parakeets, durable chew toys like Kongs or Nyla Bones, plain clay cat litter, pet treats and toys, small bags of timothy hay or alfalfa cubes, blank animal themed note cards with envelopes, white copy paper, leashes and collars, non-carpeted cat scratching posts made from rope. (NOTE: Dry food and towels/blankets are not needed at this time).

As a reminder, the pet adoption center will be closed Dec 11 for the Open House. For additional information call 427-1244.