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Indianapolis Animal Care Services Animal shelter in Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Animal Care Services is the state's largest animal shelter with an average annual intake of 14,000 animals. In addition to being a lost and found resource, the shelter has wonderful animals for adoption, a successful volunteer program, and is the enforcement agency for animal-related laws in the city of Indianapolis/Marion County.

Contact IACS Adoptions Team
Address
2600 S Harding St
Indianapolis, IN 46221
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Meet their adoptable pets

2600 S Harding St

Indianapolis, IN 46221

Hours of Operation

Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Adoptable pets at Indianapolis Animal Care Services

We'll also keep you updated on A346205's adoption status with email updates.
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A346205

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 3 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on A345712's adoption status with email updates.
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A345712

Domestic Mediumhair

Male, 2 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on ADDY's adoption status with email updates.
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ADDY

Domestic Mediumhair

Male, 2 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on BELLA's adoption status with email updates.
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BELLA

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 3 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on PEPPER's adoption status with email updates.
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PEPPER

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 3 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on BUTTERS's adoption status with email updates.
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BUTTERS

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 3 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on STELLA's adoption status with email updates.
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STELLA

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 3 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on PUMPKIN's adoption status with email updates.
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PUMPKIN

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 3 mos
Indianapolis, IN

Shelter FAQs

Animals are taken in form Indianapolis/Marion County, IN. Adoptions are available for anyone regardless of where they live.

Additional adoption info

Interested in adopting from IACS? Here’s how our adoption process works:
1. Look at our available animals for adoption online
2. Fill out our online adoption application with the name of the pet you have fallen in love with, OR leave it blank and our adoption counselors will help you pick your new best friend.
3. Submit the application and then come to the shelter.
Walkup Adoptions Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
IMPORTANT: No appointments are necessary for walkup adoptions. However, we would encourage you to still fill out the adoption application online to help speed the process along at the shelter. https://www.indy.gov/activity/adopt-a-pet

Adoption application

https://www.indy.gov/activity/adopt-a-pet

Pets at shelters & rescues near Indianapolis Animal Care Services

Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County

1104 Big Four Arch Rd,
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

LUV A DOG Rescues and Adoptions

4012 Cooks Hill Road,
Morgantown, IN 46160

Tribe of Judah Pit Bull Rescue

9162 Concert Way,
Indianapolis, IN 46231

We'll also keep you updated on Dumpling / Sticky Rice's adoption status with email updates.
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Dumpling / Sticky Rice

Finch

Female, 4 yrs 4 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on Precious's adoption status with email updates.
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Precious

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 yrs 1 mo
Roachdale, IN
We'll also keep you updated on Frankie's adoption status with email updates.
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Frankie

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 4 mos
Carmel, IN
We'll also keep you updated on Wilbur's adoption status with email updates.
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Wilbur

Pig (Potbellied)

Male, 1 yr 2 mos
Bloomington, IN
We'll also keep you updated on Clover's adoption status with email updates.
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Clover

Great Dane/Husky

Female, 7 mos
Indianapolis, IN
We'll also keep you updated on Nox's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Nox

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Young
Fishers, IN

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