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2019 brings hours, pricing changes to Animal Care & Control

December 31, 2018 GMT

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control will have changes in 2019, including new hours and permit pricing.

An hour of service will be added to the business office, a statement from the department said. The business office will now close at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Adoption Center is closed on Monday and is open from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, but will be closing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The center is also open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month.

As of Jan. 2, Animal Control Officers will not pick up animals that owners want to surrender. Owners will have to go to the shelter to surrender their animal, the statement said.

Permit pricing changes will also go into effect on Jan. 2 for breeders, groomers, pet shops and kennels. For information on pricing, go to fwacc.org after Jan. 2.