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Here's our recommendations for where to go for more dog related information, helpful organisations, and useful dog services.

Dog regulations

Head to the ACT Government's website for detailed information about dog regulations in Canberra including maps illustrating off and on leash areas.

Dog training

The ACT Companion Dog Club is a terrific non-profit community organisation offering dog training classes at all levels plus lots of other fun activities.

The RSPCA Canberra offers basic obedience and socialisation classes and publishes a great book full of practical advice Turning your pet into your pal with 'life skills' pet dog training.

See our Dog Blog for more options.

Dog walkers

We can highly recommend Pups4Fun for professional, reliable and experienced dog walking, doggie daycare, holiday care and puppy training classes. See their happy clients on Facebook.

Dog meet-ups

Canberra Dog Walks organises guided group dog walks in different locations around Canberra through the 'meetup' platform. Go to the Canberra Dog Walks meetup page for info on upcoming walks.

See our blogs for info on other Canberra social dog walking groups and dog walking meeting places.

Dog friendly aged care

Pets & Positive Ageing is a committed Canberra-based volunteer community group providing free information and advice for older people about pet-friendly retirement villages and residential care options, as well as accessing pet support while living at home.

Dog community care

PAWS - pet assistance and wellbeing service - helps people who are frail or unwell and need help looking after their pet, either with walking, feeding, grooming or trips to the vet, or even temporary rehoming. The services are provided by volunteers and coordinated through Northside Community Service.

Dog photography

We can personally recommend exceptional pet photographer Ruth O'Leary, a Sydney-based photographer who travels to Canberra from time to time.

General walking groups

Walkers without dogs can find comprehensive information about general Canberra walking groups provided by the National Heart Foundation. It's site provides links to over 20 different groups throughout Canberra.

Dog regulations

Head to the ACT Government's website for detailed information about dog regulations in Canberra including maps illustrating off and on leash areas.

Dog training

The ACT Companion Dog Club is a terrific non-profit community organisation offering dog training classes at all levels plus lots of other fun activities.
The RSPCA Canberra offers basic obedience and socialisation classes and publishes a great book full of practical advice Turning your pet into your pal with 'life skills' pet dog training.

See our Dog Blog for more options.

Dog walkers

We can highly recommend Pups4Fun for professional, reliable and experienced dog walking, doggie daycare, holiday care and puppy training classes. See their happy clients on Facebook.

Dog meet-ups

Canberra Dog Walks organises guided group dog walks in different locations around Canberra through the 'meetup' platform. Go to the Canberra Dog Walks meetup page for info on upcoming walks.

See our blogs for info on other Canberra social dog walking groups and dog walking meeting places.

Dog friendly aged care

Pets & Positive Ageing is a committed Canberra-based volunteer community group providing free information and advice for older people about pet-friendly retirement villages and residential care options, as well as accessing pet support while living at home.

Dog community care

PAWS - pet assistance and wellbeing service - helps people who are frail or unwell and need help looking after their pet, either with walking, feeding, grooming or trips to the vet, or even temporary rehoming. The services are provided by volunteers and coordinated through Northside Community Service.

Dog photography

We can personally recommend exceptional pet photographer Ruth O'Leary, a Sydney-based photographer who travels to Canberra from time to time.

General walking groups

Walkers without dogs can find comprehensive information about general Canberra walking groups provided by the National Heart Foundation. It's site provides links to over 20 different groups throughout Canberra.