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Success Stories

Westies in Need (WiN) works very hard to match our wonderful dogs with equally wonderful new families. Here are some of our success stories!


Lilly's Story

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 program. 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!

 


Brandy
Brandy

Brandy 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 cuddle.

An update...Brandy has been adopted...she and Sharon are the perfect pair!!!

Brandy
Brandy

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Lloyd
Lloyd

Lloyd is 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 cuddly!!!

An update...Lloyd has been adopted...his new name will be Higgins!!

Magpie
Magpie

Magpie 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!

An update...Magpie has been adopted...her new name is Maisie!!!

Magpie
Magpie

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Po
Po

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!

Lucie
Lucie

Lucie is 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 Princess!!

An update...Lucie has been adopted!!!

Bella & Barkley
Bella & Barkley

Bella and Barkley are a wonderful bonded pair of Westies, who are as cute as can be!!!

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 together!!!!

An update...Bella and Barkley have been adopted!!! They are staying together forever!!

Bella & Barkley
Bella & Barkley

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Lola
Lola

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!

Welcome Lola!

An update...Lola has been adopted!!! She and Martha are going to be a perfect pair!

Wesley
Wesley

Wesley is 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 home.

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 Joanne!!!

Wesley
Wesley

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Hailey
Hailey

Hailey is 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 face!!!

An update...Hailey has been adopted!!! She is such a lucky girl to have found her new family!

Hailey
Hailey

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Harry
Harry

Harry is 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!!!

Angus
Angus

Angus is 6 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!!!

Maggie
Maggie

Maggie is 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!

Maggie
Maggie

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Lilas
Lilas

Lilas 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!

Zoe
Zoe

Zoe is 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!

Maggie & Molly
Maggie & Molly

Maggie and 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 Need!

An update...Maggie and Mollie have been adopted. These 2 girls are having the very best time at their new and "fur"ever home!

Maggie & Molly
Maggie & Molly

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Westy
Westy

Westy is 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!

An update...Westy has been adopted!!! Such a lucky boy...his new family are perfect!!!

Princess
Princess

Princess 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

Princess
Princess

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Frimousse
Frimousse

Frimousse 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 foster home. He needs to be neutered and have a bit of dental work done and then will be 100% ready for adoption!

An update...Frimousse has been adopted!

Frimousse
Frimousse

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Victor
Victor

Victor is 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 boy!!!

Victor
Victor

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Roxy
Roxy

Roxy is 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!!!!!

Teddy
Teddy

Teddy is 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.

Maggie
Maggie

Maggie... is 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 bother us!!!! We know skin and will have her looking great in a short time...we promise!!!

An update...Maggie has been adopted!!!!

Maggie
Maggie

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Blanco
Blanco

Blanco is an 11 yr old male who’s 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 adopted!!!

Blanco
Blanco

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Brodie
Brodie

Brodie is 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 boy!!!! Brodie is being fostered in the Ottawa area and will be ready for adoption shortly.

An update...Brodie has been adopted. His new name will be Dougal and he and his new Mommy, Sylvie, are a perfect pair!

Brodie
Brodie

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Fergus
Fergus

Fergus is just 5 years old and was surrendered into our rescue by a local shelter in Quebec. 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!!!!

Welcome Fergus!!!

An update...Fergus has been adopted!!!!

Fergus
Fergus

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Bella
Bella

Bella is a 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 longer.

Welcome Bella....

An update...Bella has been adopted. This sweeter than sweet girl has a wonderful new home!

Chloe
Chloe

Chloe...is a 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!!!

Tyson
Tyson

Tyson...is an 11 week old puppy that has come into rescue. Our love and thanks to his family for 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!!!

An update...Tyson has found his forever home!!!! He even gets a new sister named Lacey to play with.

Mia
Mia

Mia is a 6 yr old owner surrender who came into rescue today and is being fostered in Quebec. Mia was stressed with youngsters in her family and needs a wonderful new home with patience, terrier experience and no children.

Not to worry Mia, we will find you a wonderful new home!!!!!

An update...Mia has been adopted!!!! This darling girl has found her forever home!!!

Zoe
Zoe

Zoe is a 4.5 yr old owner surrender fostering in the Ottawa area. She's a very sweet little Westie girl that would love to have a terrier knowledgeable family to call her own!

An update...Zoe has been adopted!!! Could not have happened to a nicer Westie!

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Old Blue Eyes...

OK...this one is not really a WiN Westie

... 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, somewhere!!!

Can you blame us???

 

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