October 1, 2023

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – This 7 days, Fort Wayne Animal Treatment & Management shared its development in 2022 and a goal to increase in 2023.

FWACC reported in a release this year’s spending plan addresses the “need to improve our headcount of team and make extra purposeful place at the shelter in 2023.”

Just one emphasize of 2022 was how FWACC continued to spread the term about the Angel Fund, which supports animals with state-of-the-art healthcare needs. A Siberian Husky, Shadow, is evidence of the life-preserving possibilities that appear as a consequence of donations to the fund.

Shadow was seriously malnourished when he came to the shelter at the starting of 2022, the corporation said. Soon after months of care provided through the Angel Fund, Shadow was balanced and able to be put up for adoption in June.

Group Outreach Knowledge and Highlights from 2022: 

  • Animal Manage Officers responded to 20,353 calls for service 
  • Animal Handle Officers responded to 2,262 phone calls of suspected animal cruelty and neglect 
  • Eight offsite adoption destinations for adoptable cats that permitted far more house in the shelter 
  • FWACC became Bissell Foundation Lover participated in Vacant the Shelter and 103 animals were adopted  
  • FWACC was selected as the FPCC FCU Strikes for Charity  
  • FWACC became a corporate sponsor to Fido’s Forest  
  • FWACC grew to become an distinctive spouse of Black Forest Cat Café, with just about 200 cats adopted from the café in just 6 months.  
  • 671 kids participated in the shelter’s humane training packages
  • 42.35% of pet proprietors who manufactured appointments to surrender their pet determined to continue to keep their pet or rehome outside the house of the shelter soon after receiving services via FWACC’s pet retention program 

Animal Treatment 2022 Studies:  

  • 12,125 animals arrived to the shelter in 2022 
  • 1,857 animals returned to their owners 
  • 1,131 animals surrendered to the shelter by their owners 
  • 477 animals transferred to rescues/other shelters 
  • 1,192 Community Cats returned to colonies 
  • 3,099 animals adopted  
  • 1,514 animals despatched to foster homes  
  • 260 active foster families 
  • Recruited 99 new foster homes 
  • 12,439 volunteer hours 
  • 167 active volunteers 
  • 87 new volunteers 
  • 1,473 animals euthanized at owner’s request and for medical or behavioral reasons  
  • $35,000 grant from Petco Like to cover to charge of contractual veterinary services 
  • $37,328 grant from Orphan Kitten Club to present further Foster Method staff  
  • $10,000 grant from Latham Foundation to support Humane Instruction Summer  
  • $20,000 grant from Greater Towns for Pets, a Mars Petcare Program  
  • $10,000 grant from PNC Charitable Trust to aid the Angel Fund