COVID-19 Shelter Public Access Restrictions

Public Access To The Porter County Animal Shelter Is By Appointment Only

To ensure the health and safety of the shelter employees, public access to the Porter County Animal Shelter will be BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. If you do have an appointment, you will be REQUIRED to wear a mask and have your temperature taken before entering. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.


To assist you in finding your new forever friend, we have established an appointment only process for dog and cat adoptions. This minimal contact procedure was designed to protect you and our staff by reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19. For more information, visit ADOPTION PROCESS DURING COVID-19


If members of the public have any questions, please SUBMIT A QUESTION ONLINE or contact the Shelter at (219) 465-3550, extension 2.