“Westies are little miracles with paws”4

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!

Join us at Woofstock 2018!

May 26 - 27, 2018

Join Westies in Need for the 15th Anniversary of Woofstock. Woofstock is the largest outdoor festival for dogs in North America. Held at Woodbine Park in Toronto, there isn’t anything that you can’t find at Woofstock.

2018 Woofstock

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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