Category Archives: LFW Dogs

Autumn ChinWag (2017) out now!

Grab the latest issue of ChinWag from and read about two gorgeous Greyhounds who gave blood to help a very sick dog, plus heaps of information on foster caring and how to ‘let go’ when your foster is adopted. Do you know how to find your dog if he’s lost? Check out Lost and Found for some great tips by Canberra Lost Pet Database, a community service to help lost and found dogs reunite with their owners. Plus our popular What’s Your Breed? Recently Adopted, and Book Reviews.

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Our cover dogs in this issue are Australian Kelpies, Zion and Max; both of whom have now been adopted into their forever homes.

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Summer ChinWag out Now!

Download your copy of ChinWag from ACT Rescue and Foster at, and read about Dogs in the Workplace, Renting with Pets, how to Keep Cool in summer, and dealing with Separation Anxiety in your dog, plus our usual What’s your Breed? Where are they Now? and Recently Adopted sections.


Our cover dog for summer is Tuppence who came into care from Goulburn Pound in NSW. She is a gorgeous mixed breed aged around 12 months, and is celebrating our 12 Dogs of Christmas on our FB page. Cover photo by Mark Turner Images


Spring ChinWag out now!

ACT Rescue and Foster Spring ChinWag is out now! Download your copy from our website and learn how you can manage a multi-dog household, whether or not you should adopt litter mates, and much more. Our lead story is a lovely tale of Sophie and Annie—two gorgeous little rescues who came into care and became inseparable. Find out where some of our fosters are now, check out our info on breeds, and read our interview with Miss Tyra Banks—in Street Kid turned Model!


Our cover boy for Spring 2016 is Monsta, a Bull Arab-Mastiff cross who came into care November 2015 and found his loving forever home in July 2016.

Winter 2016 ChinWag Out Now!

Download your copy at and find out why we foster care, what to look for in the senior years, book a table at our Trivia Night, how to recognise signs of nervousness and fear in dogs, and take a look at recently adopted pups!

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Our cover girl in this issue is Gypsy who is now living happily in her forever home.

For more information about ARF and how you can help, visit our website and like us on Facebook


Autumn 2016 ARF ChinWag out now!

Our latest issue of ChinWag is available now!

Our cover boy for this issue is cute little Lego. Lego came into care on 22 January aged eight weeks and was adopted into his new forever home on 13 February.

This issue is full of information on what to do if your dog picks up a grass seed, crate training, camping with dogs, and socialisation. Plus, lots more info and rescue stats, and lovely pics of our recently adopted pooches! Download your copy now from 

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Spring ChinWag Out Now!

Our latest issue of ChinWag features The Briar Rose! 

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Briar is a gorgeous Maremma puppy who came into care earlier this year and found her perfect home at Gunning Bum Nuts free-range egg farm doing exactly what Maremmas should be doing—flock guarding 5,000 chickens!

Briar and some of 'her' chickens at Gunning Bum Nuts free-range egg farm.

Briar and some of ‘her’ chickens at Gunning Bum Nuts free-range egg farm.

Read what the The Canberra Times Gang Gang had to say about ARF and our latest issue here, and download your copy of ChinWag from our website at

If you would like to help or donate to ARF you can find all the information on our website.