We’re excited to share the news with you.

We officially announced that effective January 1, 2021, the Allen County SPCA and H.O.P.E. for Animals will merge as a single, nonprofit entity. While the organizations will continue to work out of both locations, the new joint entity will use the IRC 501(c)(3) charitable exemption and corporate structure of the SPCA.

We found a significant overlap in our missions and our audiences, yet very little overlap in our programs and services. With our efforts and operations truly integrated, we feel we can be an even more positive force for animal welfare in northeastern Indiana.

The Allen County SPCA, founded in 1956, is Fort Wayne’s only nonprofit animal shelter. Since inception, it has served more than 60,000 animals and their owners. In the last decade, Allen County SPCA’s adoption rates have quintupled. Services for underprivileged pet owners were added in 2015, and the organization now provides a myriad of comprehensive initiatives and assistance programs for pets and their people.

Founded in 2008, H.O.P.E. for Animals has altered more than 100,000 cats and dogs, resulting in a 70% reduction of euthanasia in our area. Originally structured as an animal rescue organization, in 2010 the agency refocused to serve solely as a spay/neuter/wellness clinic, and 2020 marks its ten-year anniversary as the region’s only low-cost clinic of its kind. In addition, H.O.P.E. for Animals is crucial to the community cat program, operated collaboratively with Allen County SPCA and Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control.

We think of our two organizations as a “bonded pair.” We’ve grown to serve this community together—it’s our home. We look forward to continuing our services, and commit to growing to make an even more positive impact. Our capacity to do good work together is enormous.
We ARE making a difference in the community!

At  H.O.P.E. for Animals   it is our MISSION to eliminate the preventable euthanasia of companion animals and community cats by providing
high-quality low-cost spay/neuter and wellness services, by supporting rescue and by promoting responsible pet ownership.

How We Help Pets & People In Need
" The staff is awesome! They did our newfie Maxx's neutering and the staff are very caring! Special thanks to Caitlin Lothamer who has been so extremely patient and helpful with our questions. They also treated our great pyrenees puppy Gunner for his first wellness visit and worming. Can't say enough good things about the entire team! "

David P.
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At H.O.P.E. for Animals we ask that everyone practices social distancing. If you need help visualizing what 6 feet looks like, we found a graphic that's perfect for dog people like you!

6 feet looks like:

🐾2 Great Danes

🐾 4 Beagles

🐾 18 Chihuahuas

Our July and August schedules are completely booked. On August 3rd our September schedule will open for both Surgery and Wellness!

Visit our website to schedule an appointment on August 3rd!

Click here for Wellness
Click here for Surgery
Introducing Simparica Trio
We are now offering Simparica Trio!

Simparica Trio is for puppies 8 weeks and up and is the first and only product that combines sarolaner, moxidectin, and pyrantel in one simple-to-give chewable—for protection against heartworm disease, ticks & fleas, roundworms & hookworms.

Stop by H.O.P.E. for Animals and purchase Simparica Trio today!
*This product requires a current heartworm test on file through H.O.P.E. for Animals.*

Go to our website  to learn more about our pricing and other services/products that we offer!
Even if you will 'only be a couple of minutes', just leave your pet(s) at home.
Employee Spotlight: Cindy
Cindy is our Office Administrator here at H.O.P.E. for Animals! She has been with H.O.P.E. for 4 years and we LOVE having her smiling face here in the clinic!

Cindy's job comes with a lot of multitasking, which she is thankfully a pro at. She handles the clerical side of our clinic. Cindy always steps in to help during surgery drop-off and pick-up, so you may have interacted with her at some point if you have visited us for your pet's spay/neuter! Staff describe Cindy as being very knowledgeable, a great teacher and having a caring and compassionate heart for both the staff, clients and the pets they love! Cindy's smile and laugh are contagious and will certainly brighten your day!

At home, Cindy has 5 pets, one dog - Penny and 4 cats: Davey, Pumpkin, Odie and Lulu. Like the rest of us, Cindy is a HUGE animal lover. She loves both cats and dogs equally, but her soft spot is for Golden Retrievers.

When Cindy is not working you can find her taking random trips with her friends! She loves to spend time exploring the world we live in, even if it's just traveling to a Michigan beach and enjoying the sunshine! She also loves supporting her children in their extra curricular activities, especially when it comes to Volleyball. She is their number one fan! We LOVE having Cindy as a part of the H.O.P.E. team and there is never a dull day when she is around! Thank you for being PAWsome Cindy!
Look how many animals we helped in June!
June 2020

H.O.P.E. for Animals provided:

776 spay/neuter surgeries
707 pets visited our Wellness Clinic

So far this year, H.O.P.E. has performed 3,795 spay/neuter surgeries!

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Supporting H.O.P.E. for Animals has never been easier! Just shop at Kroger and scan your registered Kroger Plus Card!
Here's how to enroll:

2) Sign into your online account or create an account
3) Find and select H.O.P.E. for Animals and click "enroll"

Our Kroger code is JJ032

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Donate Today!
H.O.P.E. for Animals is a 501c3 nonprofit. We rely on donations and grants to operate. With support from friends like you we are able to help thousands of families and pets each month.

Please consider making a gift today. Learn More
Thank you for donating!

A donation was made in memory of:

All My Fur Babies
~M. Brown

Etta Bower
~P. & V. Ingram

Michael Silvers
~D. Hoehn

Harriet Gebhard
~A. Gebhard

Tim Roth
~B. & N. Dunfee
~A. & E. Richardson
~P. & S. Vorndran
~R. Franke

Carol Smith
~M. Wiegand
~E. Terveer
~D. Louis
~K. Kissinger

Elizabeth Williams
~C. & S. Reichert

All Fur Babies
~C. Cutler

~D. Zirzow

~A. Johnson

~E. Bickham

~J. Weicker

A donation was made in honor of:

Carla Brumbaugh
~A. Arnold

Nicholas & Elisabeth Ely
~M. & L. Dauscher

Our Cats KiKi & Bill
~B. Key

H.O.P.E. for Animals
~P. & J. Garstka

Our pets bring us unconditional love and joy in our lives. Consider making a gift in memory or honor of that special pet who means the world to you. With your gift your memorial or honor will be included in our monthly e-newsletter to share with everyone.
H.O.P.E. for Animals

1333 Maycrest Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
Phone: 260-420-SPAY (7729)