Animal Welfare Directory

ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF) Inc –


Ms Teresa Kent
Phone: 02 62896007
Fax: 02 62896190


PO Box 1308

ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF) Inc. is an incorporated association of people in the Canberra (Australia) and surrounding region who rescue dogs from euthanasia and foster them temporarily in our own homes for as long as it takes to find them loving, permanent homes.

ARF aims to: 'Save and improve the lives of dogs in the Canberra region' by:
rescuing and rehoming as many unwanted dogs as we can
educating the community about responsible dog companionship
working with local pounds to help achieve, develop and implement "minimum destruction" policies and procedures
establishing and developing networks of communication for people involved in rescue and rehoming.

The Intent of ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF) Inc:

We participate in Community events to raise pubic awareness of the benefits of responsible dog companionship and various fundraising occasions such as markt stalls and so on

Recent Accomplishments of ACT Rescue and Foster (ARF) Inc:

since our beginnings in August 2001 we have successfully rescued and found adoptive families for over 500 dogs.