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Summer 2017 ChinWag out now!

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.

Summer 2017

Download your copy now from ACT Rescue and Foster. If you would like to help or donate to ARF please contact info@fosterdogs.org

ARF Winter (2017) ChinWag Out Now!

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.

Scout winter 2017

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!

Autumn ChinWag (2017) out 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.

Autumn ChinWag cover image

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

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!

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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.

Crazy Dog Ladies @ BlogusDogus

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

Tasha rescued by Big Dog Rescue with the help of ARF

Elsie in ARF foster care - now adopted

Elsie in ARF foster care – now adopted

Laz (ARF rescue) dressed in his winter warmers

Laz (ARF rescue) dressed in his winter warmers

All photos from blogusdogus.wordpress.com