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

Impounded animals

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.

Read more about how the ACT Government is upgrading dog parks and the Domestic Animal Services Shelter

Check out the table below for a list of dogs currently impounded at Canberra's Domestic Animal Services shelter (DAS). This list includes some dogs which are available now for adoption, and some that have been handed in during the last seven days and are still waiting for their owners to collect them. If you are interested in adopting a dog please ring us on 13 22 81 so we can let you know which dogs are available.

If you are looking for your lost dog and it is not on the list below, try RSPCA or your local vet clinic.

Impounded Dogs

If you cannot access the table below please view the full list of impounded dogs here. Records may be up to 24 hours old.