Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is inviting the public to celebrate the joyous holiday season with homeless dogs and cats on Wednesday, December 7th between the hours of 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. when they can tour the shelter, visit with the animals, enjoy refreshments, and learn about volunteer opportunities.

Guests are encouraged to bring gifts of: canned cat and canned dog food, canned kitten and canned puppy food, feed for small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and parakeets, rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, cotton balls paper towels, durable chew toys such as Kongs, Nyla Bones, or Chomps, plain clay cat litter, pet treats, small bags of timothy hay or alfalfa cubes, pine wood bedding, blank note cards with envelopes, sturdy toys for dogs and cats, leashes and collars, dog crates and cat carriers, acrylic lambs’ wool sheets, cat scratching posts made from rope (non-carpeted) and donations to purchase medical supplies.

The pet adoption center will be closed December 7 for the Open House. The shelter will be closed December 23rd and 26th for the Christmas Holiday. For additional information call 260-427-1244.