Westies in Need - WiN
|One of our little rescues was named Lilly- she was the
worst case of skin problems we had ever seen when she arrived into our rescue
The Pet Network saw her info on our website and asked if they
could do a story on our Lilly and our rescue.
Click here to watch the
video of Lilly and her journey...they did a great job and we can't thank
the Pet Network enough for supporting us!
Lilly says THANKS too!
Westies in Need (WiN) works
very hard to match our wonderful dogs with equally wonderful new families. Here
are some of our success stories!
9 1/2 years old and he has been deaf since birth. He was
surrendered into our rescue and we just know that we will find him a
wonderful and forever home.
An update...Julues has
been adopted. His new and forever Mommy left at the crack of dawn to drive 6
1/2 hours to come and get Jules.... what an amazing lady. There angels amongst
us and she is one of them. We all had a good cry when he left he cuddled up in
his little bed In the back seat and off they went .
only one and half and is a Westie Yorkie mix.
He is such a little guy and was pulled from a shelter in
An update...Benny has been
adopted. He and Rhonda met and knew it was love at first sight...he even gets a
new Westie sister, Bonnie, as well!!!
only 7 years old and has come to us
(along with her sister that you see below.
She is a very
sweet girl indeed...she needs to be spayed and have a little time in foster
care, but then she will be all ready to find a couch to call her
An update...Kimmy has been adopted. She met
Micheline and knew this was the perfect spot for her...she even got a new
Westie brother, named Romeo!!!!
6 years old and comes to us from as a retired breeding female...so she has just
won the lottery!!! She needs to be
spayed and have some time to rest and then she will be ready for her
She is being fostered in the Ottawa
An update...Phoebe has been adopted.
3 years old and comes to us as an owner surrender. As you can see, he is a
handsome boy, neutered and up to date with his shots.
Oliver will be do best in a home where he is the
only dog as he just loves lots of attention!
What a lovely
An update...Oliver has been adopted. He
and Glenn and Sylvia are a new family.
5 years old and is the survivor of a puppy mill. This DARLING girl is now free
and will be arriving in Canada shortly to begin her new life.
As you can see, she is very pretty and is as kind as can
be...a loving girl who will be soon looking for a couch to call her
Welcome Aubree to Westies in Need.
update...Aubree has been adopted. She has found a wonderful new home with
Christine and her family
9 years old and as you can see is one very good
She is beyond sweet and is so kind and
She is spayed and up to date on her vaccinations and is so ready to
meet a new and forever family!!!
update...Blossom has been adopted. She is in a perfect home and will now live a
great Westie life!!!
is only 8 months old and is (we believe) a Westie/Schnauzer mix. Look at
this face....too cute for words.
He is neutered, up to date on his shots and very playful..he
does need a bit of work on his leash walking, but we know that will come
quickly..he is one smart boy!!!
Fitzgerald has been adopted. He met Althea and her family and just knew it was
his forever home.
a darling 1.5 yr old, owner surrender. This sweet girl was a bit unsure but is
learning trust in her wonderful foster home.
Blanka has been to see our vet for a physical exam and base
vaccine, she is being spayed on Thursday and will need a couple days recovery
time before joining a new family!
update...Blanca has been adopted. He has found a wonderful new home and
|Lia... is an
owner surrender...and as you can see, this
little girl sure is a good looking girl!!!!
She is almost
7 years old and will be looking for her new home!!!
An update...Lia has been adopted.
a 6 year old boy, who is unaltered, that we pulled from a kill shelter in
Quebec. MacDuff needs to see our Vet (sorry big guy...but the boys HAVE to
go!!!!!) and then will be ready to meet a new and forever
An update...McDuff has been
adopted. This boy has found a forever home!
an owner surrender who came into rescue
in Ottawa today!
Marley will be seeing our vet on Wednesday for
a health exam and vaccine.
Not to worry Miss Marley .. we are going to
place you in a GREAT new home!!!!
update...Marley has been adopted. This little girl has found a great
|Rex (on the left)
and Duke (on the right)... are only 12 weeks old and are (we believe!!)
These are 2 cute boys for sure and are having a blast at
their foster home!!!!
An update...Rex has
been adopted. He and Lisa and her family are so excited!!!!
Duke: has been adopted....he
has found a perfect home with his new brother and Mommy!
A further update...both of our boys have now reached 6 months
of age and are both now neutered...YEA!!!!
just 4 years old and as you can see, is a
VERY handsome boy for sure!!!!
Derby is being fostered in
the Pickering area and after seeing the Vet, he will be ready to meet his new
An update...Derby has been adopted. This
very lucky boy is now in his "fur"ever home!
Maggie... are littermates and are only 5 years old. They are an owner
surrender and we can not begin to thank the family
for allowing us to help them.
These little ones are VERY
bonded and will be adopted together. They are being fostered in Quebec and are
having fun at their foster home.
Welcome to Westies in
An update...Tigars and Maggie have been
adopted. They met Marlene and they all knew it was love at first
is 9 years old and was surrendered with his sister
(that you see below)
Sporty has tons of evergy and is a true
Westie through and through!!!
has been adopted. This darling boy met Carley and they knew it was meant to
is 11 years old and was surrendered with her brother (that you see above) .
She is such a pretty girl and just wants to find a forever
home to call her own.
She walks well on her leash and loves to
An update...Brandy has been adopted...she
and Sharon are the perfect pair!!!
only 1 1/2 years old and was found as a stray. He is a darling boy who, as you
can see, is VERY comfy in his new foster home.
Lloyd likes to ride in the car, is good on leash and is very
An update...Lloyd has been adopted...his
new name will be Higgins!!
is a very sweet girl who's turning 8 yrs in July.
Her family was no longer able to care for her so we were happy to be
able to take her and assure them we'd place her with a great family!
Welcome Magpie to Westies in Need!
update...Magpie has been adopted...her new name is Maisie!!!
|Po... is a
little Westie/mix (poodle we think) that has come to us as an owner surrender.
She was very matted unfortunately so our groomer was only able to shave her
down...but no worries, Westie hair grows back!!!
As you can see she has
some staining around her mouth and her eyes from eating a very poor quality
food (Caesar dog food
) but all that
will clear quickly when she is on a proper food!!!
This is such a
lovely girl, so kind and loving...she needs a quiet home where she will be the
center of attention!!!
An update...Po has been
adopted!!! This kind girl has found her home!
an adorable, petite Westie mix who was found wandering the streets and sadly,
no one came to claim her..
She is fostering in Quebec and will be seen
by our vet this afternoon.
Don't worry lil' munchkin ... we're
going to find you a wonderful new home where you will have the life of a
An update...Lucie has been adopted!!!
Barkley... are a wonderful bonded pair of Westies, who are as cute as
Barkley (on the right) is 5 yrs old and needs to be
neutered (sorry Barkley...but the "boys" have to go!!!!) and Bella (on the
left) is only 3 years old.
These little ones must be adopted
An update...Bella and Barkley have
been adopted!!! They are staying together forever!!
|Lola... is a
6 yr old female, unspayed Westie
who was an owner surrender.
Her first stop will be to the
Vet and after her spay she will have a bit of rest and relaxation before going
to a forever home!
update...Lola has been adopted!!! She and Martha are going to be a perfect
just 8 years old and is an owner surrender. Our love and our thanks to his
family for calling us
and allowing us to help and find him a new
Welley is neutered, rides great in the car, loves other
dogs and all people!!!
An update...Wesley has
been adopted!!! This handsome boy is now the forever Westie of Paul and
a little girl who has come to us all the way from Taiwan (along with her
brother Harry that you see below).
Hailey was found
wandering the streets with her brother and was taken into a shelter in Taipei.
Our wonderful Westies in Need volunteer found her and called us right
away and they began their journey to Canada.
Just look at that
An update...Hailey has been adopted!!!
She is such a lucky girl to have found her new family!
just a young boy and has come to us from Taiwan (with his little sister Hailey
that you see above).
He needed to be neutered and is now seeing our Canadian Vet
and will be all ready for a new and forever family!
An update...Harry has been adopted!!! His foster Mommy could
not let him go...so Harry has joined their family!!!
years old and comes to us as an owner surrender.
This very lovely boy is such a darling. Welcome Angus to
Westies in Need.
An update...Angus has been
adopted!!! He is now the forever boy of Lissa and her family!!!
5 years old and was an owner surrender.
She is off to her foster home for a bit of rest and
relaxation! Welcome Maggie
An update...Maggie has
been adopted!!! What a lucky little girl she is!
just 21 months old and is an owner surrender.
This VERY lovely girl needs to be spayed and then will
be joining her new family!!!
An update...Lilas has
been adopted!!! Her new name is Piper and she is one happy girl!
just a young little girl and as you can see,
is as pretty as can be!
She is off to the Vet for a little
check up and then will be ready to join a new and forever home!
An update...Zoe has been adopted!!! She and her new Westie
brother are a perfect pair!
Molly... are owner surrenders and are, as you can all see, about as cute
as 2 Westies can be!
They must be adopted together as they are very bonded and we
will make sure that happens.
Welcome girls to Westies in
An update...Maggie and Mollie have been
adopted. These 2 girls are having the very best time at their new and "fur"ever
just 4 1/2 years old and is an owner surrender.
This little darling looks a bit lost we know in this photo, but we
will find him a wonderful new home!
update...Westy has been adopted!!! Such a lucky boy...his new family are
is a cute as a button Westie mix (we are thinking poodle????) and is only 4 1/2
years old and partially blind in one eye.
Our love and our thanks to her family for trusting
in Westies in Need to find her a wonderful new home!
An update...Princess has been adopted! This darling girl has
joined a wonderful new and "fur"ever family
is 3 years old and as you can all see...well...that is one handsome boy!!!
He was surrendered into our rescue and is relaxing at his
He needs to be neutered and have a bit of dental work done
and then will be 100% ready for adoption!
update...Frimousse has been adopted!
about 7 years old and was in an animal shelter before he came to us. This
DARLING little Westie mix
(we think Westie/Schnauzer) is such a cuddle bug-very loving!
Here he is just relaxing at his foster home in Quebec.
An update...Victor has been adopted!!! Such a lucky
between 4-5 years old and this sweetie who has come to us
from a shelter.
Our love and thanks to them for allowing us
to pull her and find her the most perfect home!!!
An update...Roxy has been adopted!!! She got a Mommy and a
Daddy and a new little brother as well named Toby!!!!!
a 6 year old boy who was surrendered
with his sister Maggie that you see below!
This darling boy
is such a cutie!
An update...Teddy the handsome
Westie has been adopted.
7 years old and is an owner surrender (along with her brother that you see
above) She is a sweet
and darling girl who has a bit of skin issues, but that does not
We know skin and will have her looking great in a short
An update...Maggie has been
an 11 yr old male whos owner was very sick with cancer and she had no
family to take him. She surrendered him to a
shelter who called us right away and our wonderful volunteers have
picked him up and are fostering him.
Blanco is off to our vet today for
a physical exam and will be available for adoption very soon. He is being
fostered in Quebec.
An update...Blanco has been
3 years old and an owner surrender.
Thank you so much to his family for trusting in us to find him a
wonderful new home. As you can see, he is a very handsome
Brodie is being fostered in the Ottawa area and will be
ready for adoption shortly.
has been adopted. His new name will be Dougal and he and his new Mommy, Sylvie,
are a perfect pair!
just 5 years old and was surrendered into our rescue by a local shelter in
He is such a sweet boy and is having
a great time at his foster home. Fergus has been diagnosed with
Addison's disease and will need medication for the rest of his life, but is
doing so well!!!!
update...Fergus has been adopted!!!!
only 7 years old and was an owner surrender.
This little girl is originally from the UK and came to
Canada with her family, who sadly could not care for her any
update...Bella has been adopted. This sweeter than sweet girl has a wonderful
such a tiny little thing...only about 6 years old and she really needed us!
Chloe was suffering with bladder stones and
needed medical help ASAP!!! She came through her spay, a bit of
dental work and the bladder surgery with flying colours and is now resting at
her foster home!
Welcome Chloe to Westies in Need.
An update...Chloe has found her forever home...she even got a
new Westie brother as well, named Floyd!!!
an 11 week old puppy that has come into rescue. Our love and thanks to his
allowing us to find him a new home.
Because Tyson is too
little right now to be neutered, his adorable little boy will go out on a very
strict foster to adopt neuter agreement!!!
update...Tyson has found his forever home!!!! He even gets a new sister named
Lacey to play with.
|Mia...is a 6
yr old owner surrender who came into rescue today and is being fostered in
Mia was stressed with youngsters in her family
and needs a wonderful new home with patience, terrier experience and
Not to worry Mia, we will find you a wonderful new
An update...Mia has been adopted!!!!
This darling girl has found her forever home!!!
|Zoe... is a
4.5 yr old owner surrender fostering in the Ottawa area.
very sweet little Westie girl that would love to have a terrier knowledgeable
family to call her own!
has been adopted!!! Could not have happened to a nicer Westie!
an owner surrender and is only 14 months old. She is such a lovely girl and is
just loving her foster home in the Ottawa area.
to Westies in Need!
An update...Fiona has been
Tinkerbelle... are 2 little ones who are Mum and daughter. They are such
sweet girls and need to have
their spays done and then will both be ready for
Welcome to our 2 adorable girls!!!
An update...both Natasha and little Tinkerbelle have found new
and forever homes!
|Puppies...these adorable 15 week old puppies have been
surrendered into our rescue. They are, as you can see, so cute and will be soon
looking for their "fur"ever homes.
An update...All of our
puppies have found new homes!!!!
years and is an owner surrender. He is being fostered in the Ottawa area while
we get to know him a little better!!
Welcome McGee to Westies in Need.
An update...McGee has been adopted!!!!
5 years old and was surrendered into a Vet clinic when her family could not
care for her.
This little bum got cooked chicken bones lodged in her throat
and needed emergency surgery!
All is well now and after a day or so
of rest and relaxation, Cricket will visit the Vet once again for her spay
surgery and then she will be good to go!
update...Cricket has been adopted!!!! She and Natalie make a perfect
8 years old and is an owner surrender.
This darling boy is so cute...there are no words!
well on his leash, housebroken, loves other dogs and is great in the car!!!!
Welcome Murphy to Westies in Need
update...Murphy has been adopted! He is such a lovely boy and has found a
lovely family to match!
sweet little girl for sure.
She needs to be spayed and needs her vaccinations updated and then
she will be ready to join a new and forever family
An update...Shilo has been adopted! Her new name will be Flora
and she and Lesley make a perfect pair!!!
10 yr old Westie mix that the Ottawa Humane Society asked if we could help find
a new home.
This girl has personality plus .. she LOVES people and
other dogs. She is up to date on vaccines, has been spayed and had her dental
Serah also underwent surgery to have bladder stones removed and will
have special needs of a diet appropriate to keep her from developing further
Serah is fostering with a wonderful couple in the Ottawa area
and is looking for her forever couch!
update...Serah has been adopted! She had a long chat with her foster family and
asked if she could live with them forever and they said absolutely!!!!
11 months old and is an owner surrender. She has some
skin issues and will need surgery on her little back left leg to
correct a genetic problem, but we promise that we will make sure that she gets
all the medical help that she needs and all the love as well!
such a tiny girl, only 5.2 kg and is very sweet!!!!
An update...The surgery on Bella's leg was a 100% successful
and her skin is so nice and pink now. Bella is looking and feeling great...and
she has been adopted! Could not have happened to a nicer Westie.
|Nola... is 4
years old and is a sweet girl! She has lots of energy,
loves to play fetch and is a very cuddly girl!!!!
Welcome Nola to Westies in Need.
update...Nola (her name will be Scotia) has been adopted! She met Carole and
her family and asked if she could live with them forever!!!
a 6 years old and as you can see is a very handsome boy!!! He sure is one happy
boy-his tail is in
constant motion and he is a darling for sure!!!
Henry is an
owner surrender and we can not thank his family enough for allowing us to find
him a new home.
I think he even looks like he is smiling in this
An update...Henry has
been adopted! What a darling boy and now he has a perfect family to
a 5 years old and is an owner surrender. He needs to be neutered (sorry about
that Angus...but the boys have to go!!)
He is such a lovely boy, walks well on his leash, is great
in the car, likes other dogs-but we think he would be happiest as an "only
child" ...but he LOVES all people!!!!
An update...Angus has been adopted.
He has found a new home with Patricia and her family!
To See even more of our successful rescues -
OK...this one is not really a WiN
but when we found this old picture of Frank Sinatra
with a sweet little Westie, we just knew we had to put it on our website,
Can you blame us???