In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

Canberra Hospital

5124 0000

Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

Poisons Hotline

For a poison emergency in Australia call


Drug and Alcohol Help Line

The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on

5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700


24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

The Domestic Animal Services shelter is currently closed. To collect an impounded dog or if you are interested in re-homing a dog please phone Access Canberra on 13 22 81. DAS Rangers will continue to respond to call outs.

Lost dogs

Have you lost or found a dog? Here's what you do.

Adopt a dog

Like to adopt a dog? View the dogs currently available.

Recreation with my dog

Discover where you can take your dog around the ACT.

Dangerous dogs

We have primary responsibility for undertaking compliance activities under the Domestic Animals Act.

Your responsibilities

As a dog owner there are legal guidelines you need to follow to keep your dog happy, healthy and safe.

Domestic Animal Services

Domestic Animals Services provides a range of dog control services to the Canberra community.