Opening Hours

Animal Viewing Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 3pm

General Hours: 
Most Days: 9am - 5pm
Wednesdays:  10am - 5pm
CLOSED: Sundays and Public Holidays

Our Shelter will be closed to the public the first Wednesday of each month.

Unwanted Behaviour

Available to all fully vaccinated dogs aged over 4 months who are interested in a short modular course that focuses on managing unwanted behaviour. This module will cover what contributes to unwanted behaviour, rewarding wanted behaviour, and setting up a safe place for your dog. This course includes self-control and confidence building exercises to set your dog up for success. The course will run for 4 weeks of 1-hour sessions and be tailored to the group to achieve the best outcomes.


Course Investment: $200 (10% discount for RSPCA ACT adopted dogs).

Length: 1 hour for 4 consecutive weeks

Course Pre-requisites:

  • C5 vaccination

Course Structure:

WEEKS 1-4: Shelter group sessions with dogs in attendance
(4 hours total)

Course requirements:

  • A soft, flat collar or harness
  • A lead attached at all times


  • The date of the first session is the same as the booking date
  • RSPCA ACT adopted puppies receive a 10% discount off, please call 6287 8100 to receive your discount
  • Guest information for your dog must be completed at time of booking
  • Check spam/junk emails as RSPCA correspondence may be sent there
  • This is force-free, reward-based training. No aversive training techniques will be used or tolerated.
  • In the interest of animal welfare and effective class management, there is a strict limit of two people per booking.


DISCLAIMER: If your dog has shown reactive behaviour towards other dogs, has ever been involved in a dog attack OR you feel that your dog would not cope in a group training class – please do not book and instead contact the RSPCA ACT Dog Training Coordinator at

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