Animal Welfare

ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF)

Non-Government

ARF is an incorporated association of people in the Canberra region who rescue dogs from euthanasia and foster them temporarily in their own homes for as long as it takes to find them loving, permanent homes. Search for a dog who requires a home.

Animal Welfare

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Find out more about Animal Welfare in the ACT. Information on the Animal Welfare Advisory Committee, Animal Welfare Standards and Codes of Practice, licences and permits and Government responsibilities.

Domestic Animal Services

Transport Canberra and City Services

Find information on lost, found and impounded dogs, dog registration, infringements, dog and cat laws, dog care tips, fees and charges and domestic animal and animal welfare legislation in the ACT. Report dogs excessive barking, also information on breeding licences and requirements.

Legislation to stop puppy and kitten farms

Transport Canberra and City Services

Animal breeding legislation to outlaw puppy and kitten farms in the ACT was introduced on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

RSPCA (ACT)

Non-Government

Find out about the RSPCA's main functions, history, education, animal shelter, inspectorate, funding, and membership. Also hosts a 'Pets in the shelter' and a 'Lost and found' database.

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