ACT Rescue and Foster summer issue of ChinWag is available now. Our cover pic for this issue is Toast. Toast was one of nine six-week old puppies dumped in a cardboard box outside West Queanbeyan Vet Hospital. Toast and seven of her siblings (one puppy being adopted by a vet nurse) came into ARF care and have now all found loving forever homes.
In this issue read about K9 Officer Chase. Rescued from a local pound by the Australian Federal Police, Chase was dux of his class and is now a K9 Officer with the AFP. Check out how to look for ticks on your dog, and get yourself a plan for your pet should an emergency arise.
Read about Loukanikos; Greece’s ‘Riot Dog’ who marched with protestors and walked with the community during the Greek economic crisis. And find out who our local heroes are and why, including some of our wonderful local vets who give their time to help pets of the homeless in Pets in the Park.
Download your copy now from ACT Rescue and Foster. If you would like to help or donate to ARF please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Our spring issue of ChinWag is now available for download from our website at ACT Rescue and Foster http://www.fosterdogs.org
Our cover boy for this issue is Napoleon, a five year old Cavalier-Beagle cross who came into ARF care in June 2017 and is now living the life of luxury in his forever home.
In this issue you can read all about Canberra’s one and only Pet Ambulance and what they do, and how to recognise when your dog is in pain. Also, learn about what it takes to be a Vet Nurse, dog walks in Yarralumla, and why you should rehome your dog if you’re thinking of taking that route. Plus our usual Where are they Now? and Recently Adopted sections, and some advice on spring flowers and fruits that can be dangerous to your dog if eaten.
Our fabulous 2018 Calendar is also now on sale for only $10 each. You can purchase a calendar online from our website, or pick up a copy from any of our stalls and events during October, November and December. We also have gorgeous Christmas cards on sale; available from our stalls or from the Christmas Charity Cards Shops in Sangster Place Wanniassa, or Pilgrim House in Civic.
ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF) winter issue of ChinWag is now available for download from our website at http://www.fosterdogs.org
Our cover boy for this issue is Scout, a mini Fox Terrier-Jack Russell cross aged around 10 months. Scout came into ARF care on 5 February 2017 and was adopted into his forever home on 3 March.
In this issue you can find out all about working with working dogs, multiple adoptions, adopting a senior dog, what to do if your pet is lost, and what ARF actually does! Plus our regular Book Reviews, Recently Adopted, and Where are they Now sections. Grab your PDF copy now!
Grab the latest issue of ChinWag from http://www.fosterdogs.org 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.
Our cover dogs in this issue are Australian Kelpies, Zion and Max; both of whom have now been adopted into their forever homes.
#adoptdontshop #everydogdeservesasecondchance #canberradogrescue
Download your copy of ChinWag from ACT Rescue and Foster at http://www.fosterdogs.org, 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
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.
Download your copy at www.fosterdogs.org 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!
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
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 http://www.fosterdogs.org
Our latest issue of ChinWag features The Briar Rose!
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.
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 www.fosterdogs.org.
If you would like to help or donate to ARF you can find all the information on our website.
If treating your dogs like family makes me a crazy dog lady then I guess I’m in …
In another life I work in dog rescue—I volunteer for ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF) by writing, editing, and organising the great little team who publish their quarterly digital magazine ChinWag. Plus helping on stalls, doing some committee and communication sub-committee work, and generally just enjoying the company of other crazy dog ladies—and men!
If you want to find out more about what we do, and join in with some crazy dog lady activities then check out this blog written by one of our volunteers and foster carers https://blogusdogus.wordpress.com Find out if you’re a crazy dog lady—and come and join us!
Tasha rescued by Big Dog Rescue with the help of ARF
Elsie in ARF foster care – now adopted
Laz (ARF rescue) dressed in his winter warmers
All photos from blogusdogus.wordpress.com