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About MACS

Established in 2016, Muncie Animal Care and Services (MACS) is a proud No-Kill animal shelter and animal control department of the City of Muncie, Indiana. MACS provides animal control services to the City of Muncie and Unincorporated Delaware County, and an adoption program for all. Our mission is to provide proper care and find happy homes for stray, abandoned and abused animals in our community. We seek to provide awareness of local laws concerning animals and animal welfare, provide connections to resources, and to reduce the number of stray and abused animals.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch).
  • Saturday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday Closed 
  • We will be closed on the days listed in our Holiday Schedule tab.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, at times we may have to limit or suspend adoption and/or volunteering services. Please call before coming if being turned away at our door would pose an inconvenience, 765-747-4851.

Contact us:

  • Our Office can be reached during business hours at (765)747-4851 for reclaims or inquiries. 
  • (Please do not use the Web Form, Facebook, or email to report urgent issues.)  

To report an animal problem to Animal Control:

  • Please call our Office during business hours at (765)747-4851.
  • During after hours, please call Police Dispatch at (765)747-4838.
  • For emergency situations, please dial 911.

MACS does not handle living wildlife.  For nuisance wildlife issues please refer to the Indiana DNR guidelines at

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