The public got to tour Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control on Wednesday as they celebrated the holidays with homeless dogs and cats.
Guided, behind-the-scenes tours were given. Animals who were up for adoption were handled by volunteers so the public could get acquainted with them. There were refreshments and information on volunteering.
Guests were encouraged to bring monetary donations for medical supplies or to bring gifts of wet, canned food for cats and dogs (dry food and dry biscuits are not needed), feed for small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and parakeets, durable chew toys like Kongs or Nylabones, Scoopable cat litter, small bags of timothy hay or alfalfa cubes, Care Fresh small animal bedding, towels and blankets for dog and cat bedding, blank animal themed note cards with envelopes, leashes and collars, non-carpeted cat scratching posts/furniture. The pet adoption center will be closed Dec. 24 and 25. For additional information call 260-427-1244.