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!
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
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 Need!
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!!!
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
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 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!
|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!!!
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.
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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???