“Scratch a Westie and you'll find a permanent job”8

Welcome to Westies in Need Rescue!


We take great care in matching our Westies with a home where they will thrive.


From itchy skin, to ear care to nutrition and more. Check out our tips collected over the years.


We love to share our happy Westie adoption matches with their wonderful families!


We rely heavily on the generosity of Westie-lovers like you. Help make tails wag today!

2017 Christmas Newsletter

Westies in Need has again been VERY busy since our last Christmas newsletter! Get all the scoop on what's been happening over the past year with our work helping over 100 special Westies in the past year.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & Happy Holiday Season from all of us at Westies in Need!

2017 Westies in Need Year in Review Newsletter

Who are we?

Westies in Need (WiN) is the largest West Highland Terrier rescue organization in Canada and a registered Not for Profit (Corporation #1866841).

We are a group operated by dedicated individuals working to provide a safe and loving environment for these wonderful animals who are either abandoned or surrendered in Ontario and Quebec.

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WiN is 100% public support operated and we could not survive without caring folks like you.

Funds go directly to the care of the Westies in our rescue program


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