10 June 2021

RSPCA’s Pets of the Week – Nara and Arki

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Nara is looking for a companion to play with. Photos: RSPCA ACT.

Meet our lovable Pets of the Week looking for forever homes at the RSPCA ACT Shelter!

Nara and Arki are this week’s friendly Pets of the Week! These gorgeous animals are waiting to find their perfect match. Think that could be you? Read more about them below.

Dog of the Week – Nara

Nara is an incredibly sweet-natured, loving dog but she finds it hard to show her best self in the Shelter. Once she’s away from distraction and extra stimulation, though, she reveals her true colours as an affectionate lady who absolutely loves a snuggle.

Nara’s new owner will have to be willing to commit a bit of time to make sure she settles into her new home. She needs a bit of time and space to come out of her shell, but she is sure to repay the lucky adopter with a lifetime of adoration, devotion and play.

Her new owners will need to be comfortable with some PDA as there’s nothing Nara likes more than giving big sloppy kisses!

Nara is quite a strong girl on the lead so walkers will need to have a bit of strength, but she is improving with regular lessons and given time, the trainers think she’ll happily trot alongside her new companion. Also, don’t let her solid frame fool you, Nara is a very agile girl who will quickly slip a fence if it is not tall enough.

Nara is generally ‘too much dog’ for other dogs – so is best suited to being an only dog.

With plenty of energy to burn on walks and playing, we’d recommend Nara for a home with older teens.


Lively bunny Arki wants to hop into a new family!

Rabbit of the Week – Arki

Check out the most hop-pening bunny at the Shelter: Arki! Arki was surrendered to us and is excited to find his new digs. Arki has been described by shelter staff as a terrific pet.

Confident, outgoing and happy to play and interact with humans, it is almost impossible not to smile as you watch his cute little feet motor over to you when he sees you.

Arki loves to explore new places and would really love an enclosed area, maybe in a backyard that he could explore with you. You can also make some enrichment toys with treats from household items to give your little buddy an exciting lunch.

Arki is especially friendly and has shown interest in other bunnies here at the shelter, so we think he’d be open to having a playmate. However, he’d need a gentle introduction to living with someone else as rabbits can be a bit timid upon first interactions.

Potential adopters also need to be mindful that we require photo proof of an enclosure before adoption.

If you’re looking for an inquisitive and sweet new bestie, make an appointment to meet Arki today!

Visit the RSPCA at 12 Kirkpatrick St, Weston, and add a new companion to your life – you won’t regret it!

Animal viewing hours

Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday and public holidays: Closed.

Following government guidelines relating to COVID-19, RSPCA ACT is reducing foot traffic at our Shelter. If you are interested in meeting these animals with a view to adoption, please complete an online application.

Stay updated on everything RSPCA ACT by visiting our page weekly. Want to learn more about RSPCA ACT’s services? Visit our website.

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