“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!

Join us at the 2018 Kitchener/Waterloo Pet Expo!

May 5 - 6, 2018

This is the largest pet consumer show in the Waterloo Region. There will be 100+ vendors for pet related products and services or sit and enjoy one of the many events. Bring your Westie and please stop by our booth to say hi!!!!

Westie Play Day

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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