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!
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.
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!!!!
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!
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!!!!
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!
|Toby... is a
9 yr old owner surrender. His folks were suffering from poor health and were no
longer able to care for their sweet boy ...
with broken hearts, they made the decision, in the best interest of
Toby, to have a new home and all the attention he so deserves!
An update...Toby has been adopted through our "Seniors for
Seniors" program and is enjoying being treated like a little prince.
is only 1 1/2 years old and is an owner surrender.
What a happy boy he is...so full of life and is loving his
He is very good with other dogs and all people!!!
Look at his sweet smile!
An update...Humphrey has been adopted.
He is just loving his new life in Niagara Falls and is so enjoying his new
4 years old and is such a sweet little boy. He is an owner surrender and is
being fostered in the
Ottawa area and is having such a great time at his foster Mom's
Welcome Duffy to Westies in Need.
Gotta love the "Westie
frog leg" pose!!!!!
An update...Duffy has been
adopted!!! Could not have happened to a nicer boy!
a lovely Westie mix from a puppy mill seizure of 220 dogs. This darling little
girl is only 1 1/2 years old and is now spayed and
up to date on her shots.
Sophie is fostering in
the Cornwall area with a great family and their Westie and she is learning that
it is not such a scary outside world after all.
Welcome Sophie to
Westies in Need!!!!
An update...Sophie has been
adopted. She just wiggled her way into the hearts of her foster family...who
could say no to that face!
tiny little girl who was a breeder release.
She is such a darling girl,
about 4-5 years old and was used for breeding,
that is all behind her now.
She has been spayed and is all ready to
begin her new and wonderful life.
She was surrendered with Libby, that
you see below.
An update...Dodi has been adopted. She
will now be the new and forever girl of Linette and her family.
also about 4 or 5 years old and is about the sweetest little girl you will ever
She is walking well on her leash and just loves all people
and all dogs!
Not an unhappy bone in her little body!
An update...Libby has been adopted! This VERY darling girl is
so sweet and is now the little girl to Janice and her family!
|Oxy...a 2 yr
old neutered male who has come to us with allergies/skin issues.
to the SPCA
surrendering him into our care and letting us get this sweet boy on the right
Oxy will be fostering in Quebec and we know that we can get his
skin back to perfect in no time!!!
has been adopted. His new name will be I.Q. (gotta love it!) and he will live
between 5 and 7 years old and is a Westie/Cairn mix. we believe-although he is
way more Westie than anything else!
He was a stray at a shelter. He waited and waited for his family to
come and get him, but no one did.
Justin is a darling boy, rides very
well in the car and likes other dogs.
He is a terrier through and
through and will need a strong owner who will love him.
An update...Justin has been adopted. He will be the forever boy
to Elda and her family! His new name will be Caesar!!!
Jack... are 2 lovely Westies who were released from a puppy mill in
Tandy (on the left) is a TINY girl who is just
one year old and is the dearest girl. She is playful and kind and so happy!
Jack (on the right) is her Dad and he is 5 years old.
He was used
as a breeding boy-as you can see he is quite handsome!!!
Tandy and Jack to Westies in Need.
OK....time for a new
picture.....here is a picture of little Tandy fresh out of the bath after
becoming a brand new Canadian citizen!!!
update...Tandy and Jack have been adopted.
Jack will now be the forever
boy to Wendy and George and Tandy (now known as Candy) has found her family and
is loving her new home with Gail!
just 3 1/2 years old and as you can see, is a very handsome boy! Our love and
our thanks to his owners for allowing our rescue to
find him a new home.
Dougal is neutered and is a real
He loves other dogs and is a darling boy!
An update...Dougal has been adopted. Maureen and Fred knew he
was a perfect fit for them and he even gets a little Westie brother as
name and chase is my game!
I am a 4 yr old neutered boy that my owner
was no longer able to keep. I am being
fostered in the Montreal area.
Im not only handsome,
Im the sweetest boy and I LOVE other dogs.
Look at that
An update...JJ has been
adopted. He asked if he could stay forever with his foster family and they said
5 years old and is an owner surrender. This sweet girl is very pretty as you
can see! She would do best in a home where she is
the only pet as she sure loves lots of attention.
An update...Katie has been adopted...she
will have a forever couch with Moira and Mike in Grimsby.
|Ozzy... is 2
1/2 years old and is a darling boy. He is an owner
surrender and we can not thank the family enough for allowing us to
help this boy.
He is great on leash and loves to go on LONG walks, gets
along very well with other dogs and is a sweet and cuddly boy!
being fostered in the Elora area.
has been adopted. He is the forever boy to Anne and David in
Amigo... were surrendered into Cleveland Westie Rescue when their family
could no longer care for them. We worked along
with this wonderful US Westie rescue to find these boys
a wonderful new home in Canada!
and Amigo have been adopted together. They are now part of Connie and Robyn's
family in Toronto.
only 7 years old and as you can see this darling girl has some skin issues. She
has come to the right place---we sure know skin and
will get her feeling better in no time!
to post pictures as she improves!
promised...an update...Kyla is doing so much better and her skin is imporving
is...looking and feeling more like a real Westie should! It really does not
look like the same dog!
has been adopted. She asked if she could stay forever with her foster family
and they said YES!!!!
3 years old and was an owner surrender. We worked along with Cleveland Westie
Rescue to find this boy a wonderful new home!
When his family could no longer care for him they reached
out for some help and we were very honoured to be a part of his
An update...Quincy has been adopted. He
has found a perfect home with Donna and Jim and he even got a new Westie
brother, named Bob!!!
is only 8 months old and is an owner surrender. Our love and thanks to her
family for contacting us and allowing
to help this darling girl find a forever home.
She is being fostered in
the Montreal area.
Look at that face---who could ever say no to that
An update...Brinkley has been adopted. She
met Sarah and Scott and knew she had found her forever couch!!!
3 years old and is a Westie-Poodle mix. He is neutered and is his foster Mommy
has said that he is
the sweetest boy!!!
A kind and gently soul
for sure. He is being fostered in the Montreal area.
An update...Milou has been adopted. He has been adopted and
will join Marc and Daniela!!!
a 10 year old boy who has come to us via a humane society. He is being fostered
in the Ottawa area and is having so much fun right
now playing with the foster Mom's dogs!
Welcome Elton to
Westies in Need!!!
An update...Elton has been
adopted and it could not have happened to a nicer boy!
(named after the little girl that Jean Valjean rescued in "Les
Misérables") is only 1 year old and was a prisoner in a puppy mill.
She developed some skin issues so she was released into our
She is being fostered in the London area. We will work on her
skin right away and she will be 100% in no time!!! Welcome
An update...Cosette has been adopted. She
is improving more and more every day and does NOT look like the same girl in
her first pictures!!! Cosette joins
Dianne's family and even gets a Westie brother and sister to play
also here is a new picture of
Cosette-just one short month from the first picture above and look at how good
she is looking...
2 years old and was released from a shelter into our care. He is a handsome boy
and we believe was used as a breeding dog at one time.
would do best in a home with no other dog as he sure has earned a place of his
very own where he can be the king of his little castle!!!!
An update...Harry has been adopted. He has found a perfect home
with John and Barb!!!
just a little puppy and was an owner surrender. She is such a darling girl and
is having so much fun in her foster home!!!
An update...Willow has been adopted! Our little one is now
living with Kristen and even got a new big brother named Finnigan and she is
enjoying life to the fullest!
|Leia... is 5
years old and was surrendered (along with Luke that you below). This pretty,
gets along with other dogs, is housebroken and just loves to go on
An update...Leia has been adopted!
This darling girl has found a forever home with Cherie and her
|Luke... is 3
years old and is an owner surrender. He needs to be neutered and then he will
be all set to join a new family.
Luke is such a kind and sweet
boy-a gentle soul for sure! He is enjoying his foster home and loves running in
An update...Luke has been adopted!
Luke has found a perfect home with Cindy and her family and he is one happy
4 years old and is a Westie/Lhasa Apso mix...and as you can see, is very pretty
indeed! Such a soulful face.
Katie was surrendered into our
rescue when her family could no longer care for her. She is a tiny girl-only
weighs about 10 lbs.
She is enjoying her foster home and is a darling
She needs a nice grooming right away and then will be off for her
as promised, a new picture of our darling
Katie after her grooming!
An update...Katie has been adopted! She wiggled her way right
into her foster Daddy's heart and there she will stay!!!
coming to us all the way from Taiwan!!!
Chase is only 6 months old and is a
Westie mix...he was caught in a marketplace
(where we are told they are NOT very dog friendly) begging for some
The picture to the right shows him desperate for something to eat.
He is now safe in foster care and will hopefully love his new
life in Canada.
An update...Chase has
|Milo... is 8
weeks old and was surrendered by his owners when they could not care for him.
As you can see...adorable just does not describe this boy.
We just can not think of anything cuter than a Westie puppy.
being fostered in the Montreal area.
update...Milo has been adopted! Milo, who has a new name...Beckham...will be
the forever boy to Adam and his family!!!
about 5-6 years old we believe as she was found as a stray.
She is a lovely
girl, rides very well in the car and has certainly been
owned by someone as she is very comfortable in a home, knows how to
sit and shake a paw and she sure knows all about getting comfy in a dog bed!!!
She is good with other dogs but will need some work with leash training
as she is a bit strong right now. She is being fostered in the Whitby
An update...Moxie has been adopted! This
darling girl has found a perfect home with Gail and her family!
|Maggie-Mae... is 4 yr. old and is learning that life outside a
puppy mill is good.
This girl is a bit timid right
now but super sweet and before you know it she'll feel confident that life can
be GREAT from here on in!!!
Welcome to WiN Maggie-Mae
An update...Maggie-Mae has been adopted! This sweet girl had a
chat with her foster Mommy and wanted to know if perhaps she could just stay
and live with her forever...her foster Mommy was in 100% agreement!
3 years old and is an owner surrender.
Our love and our thanks go out
to his family for contacting us and asking
for our help to find him a new home.
Albie is neutered,
drives great in a car and is a sweet boy. He likes other dogs and cats and is
Look at those eyes...can melt a heart for sure! Albie
is being fostered in the Windsor area.
update...Albie has been adopted! Could not have happened to a nicer
|Puppies...our darling rescue, Dollee-Mae (that you see below)
had a wonderful surprise for us on January 29th...3 little Wesite-mix puppies.
She had 2 boys and one
girl...all happy and healthy, growing and thriving!!!!
Our puppies will
be available for adoption on or about March 26th.
Gotta love a sleeping
An update...our darling puppies have
now all been adopted! Thanks to the wonderful families who have opened up their
hearts and their homes to our pups!
1/2 years old and is an owner surrender.
She is very good in the car and likes other dogs.
potty trained and is sure having a great time in her foster home!
Welcome Dandy to our rescue!
update...Dandy has been adopted! Could not have happened to a nicer
3 years old and as you can see is a very handsome boy!!!
He is an owner surrender and we can not thank his family
enough for allowing us to find him a new family.
He is a high energy boy
and is such a happy soul!!! We feel that he will do best in a quieter home with
no other dog or cat as he has a bit of "happy peeing" that he does if he gets
An update...Kenzie has been adopted.
This darling, darling boy will now be the "fur"ever Westie to Marion and her
years old and is an owner surrender.
He is such a nice boy with tons of energy. He needs to be
neutered and then will be all ready to join a forever family.
being fostered in the Ottawa area.
update...Gwynn has been adopted! This sweet boy has found his perfect
|The 5 Westies that you see directly
below have all just arrived into our rescue as a breeder release. More kind and
gentle Westies can not be found and each of them are so darling...well...we
just have no words!!!!
about 4-5 years old and was used
(as was her 3 sisters below) for breeding. She is a happy girl who
is loving her foster sisters!
As you can see, she has some staining
around her eyes (hence the name Bandit!!!) but with some regular cleaning of
her eyes and good food, that will all fade away!
An update...Bandit has been adopted by Ken and his family---her
new name will be Rue!
also about 4-5 years old and is loving
being at her foster home.
She has fit in so well...she is
playing with toys and having such a great time!
Look at how relaxed she
An update...Bisom has been adopted! Lucky
Bisom-who will now be known as Beatice- has a new home.
|Dollee-Mae... is, we think, about
7 years old and as you can see is as pretty as they come!
This little girl walks well on her leash and is picking up on her house
training very quickly!
An update...Dollee-Mae has
been adopted. She asked her foster family if maybe she could stay and live with
them forever and they said yes!
also about 4-5 years old and is such a pretty girl.
She is already learning how nice it is to live in a home and to
get comfortable on the couch!
She is being fostered in
Look at that face...now that is a pretty girl!
An update...Millie has been adopted. She met Gina and her
family and she just knew it was her "fur"ever home.
(we believe) the "Baby Daddy" for all the girls above...however that is all behind him now as he was neutered yesterday!
This handsome boy is relaxing after his visit to the Vet and then
will be ready to join a family!
Brody is being fostered in the Whitby
An update...Brody has been adopted! This
hadsome boy is now in his forever home and is having the time of his
is 5 years old and has come to us from Ohio, with her sister Whisper
These 2 darling girls are very sweet and after a bit of R
and R will be ready for adoption.
Journey is being fostered in the
Ottawa area and is loving her new foster home.
update...Journey has been adopted! Could not have happended to a nicer
also about 5 years old and
is such a darling girl, just like her sister (Journey) that you see
Whisper has such a kind face and as you can see from the
picture, has fit into her foster home and loves to snuggle!
An update...Whisper has been adopted. She has found a wonderful
new home with Joan in Ottawa and even got a new Westie brother named
|Lua... is 7
years old and is an owner surrender. She has been diagnosed with Addison's
Addisons disease is a disorder that occurs when the adrenal
glands fail to produce enough hormones for normal function.
It can be
very easy to control and dogs can live a long and full life!
girl is in foster care in the Ottawa area.
update...Lua has been adopted! She has a wonderful new home and loves her new
only 4 years old and has come to us from Taiwan.
She was found with quite bad skin problems and we were asked
if we could take her into our rescue and help.
Annie arrived on a very
cold day in Toronto and was welcomed into our rescue.
An update...Annie has been adopted! She met her foster Mommy
and knew she had finally found a family of her very own!
update...little Annie has been in her forever home now for a few weeks and her
fur is already coming in and her eyes are bright and she is a happy girl!
9 years old and is a wonderful boy-and as you can see...he is very handsome
He gets along with other dogs and people, but is quite
frightened of little children, so he will be adopted to a family who has no
He is neutered, housebroken and walks very well on
An update...Happy has been adopted!
Eleanor and Happy will be a perfect pair!!!
is 5 years old and was surrendered by his family when they could no longer care
He is neutered, walks a bit strong on his leash (gotta work
on that!) and is quite a darling boy! He likes other dogs as well as
Not sure about you....but this this not the cutest
An update...our Mr Darcy
has been adopted! This darling boy has found a new family and will live in
13 years old and is a darling Westie for sure.
sure has a ton of energy for a girl and just needs a loving and warm spot to
An update...Jenny has been adopted.
She and Molly will make a perfect pair for sure!!!
have 4 little ones in our rescue!
Zack, Zara, Zita and Zoe (1 boy and
3 girls) are only 17 weeks old!!!!!
Gotta love Westie
An update...our puppies have all now
been adopted! They have all found new and wonderful homes and have gone out on
very strict spay and neuter contracts!!!!
|Toby is 18
months old and is an owner surrender.
He is a lovely boy who is an
absolute joy! He needs to be neutered (sorry Toby!!!) and then after a bit of
rest will be ready for adoption.
update...Toby has been adopted! His foster family knew he was the perfect boy
|Kodee is 2
years old and is a darling boy as you can see.
He is neutered, gets along with other dogs, is housebroken
and just loves to go on walks.
This very lovely boy is having so
much fun at his foster home!
has been adopted! He and Jean and David will be a new and forever family and he
will live in Uxbridge!!!!
only 13 months old and is an owner surrender.
thanks to her family who reached out to us for help!!! Sadie has now been
spayed and is in foster care for a bit of rest and then will be up for
She is BEYOND sweet and very loving!
An update...Sadie has been adopted! She and Joan will make a
|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???