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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.

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

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Spring 2017 ChinWag out Now!

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.

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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.

ARF 2018 Calendar Cover

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.

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.

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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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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.