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So we will make it their best chance ~WROC
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Westie Rescue of Orange County & Beyond
presents our 2011 Adopted Westies and their new families:
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Leo, now MacDuff, Adopted December 2011
I went home for Christmas with previous adopters, Veronica and Dave. I am joining the lovely Daisy, beautiful Holly, and fun-loving Buster. This is the best Christmas EVER! Mom Veronica says that I am the best Christmas present she ever received. Thank you WROC for my wonderful new life. XOXO MacDuff
LEO'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi - I am Leonardo but my friends call me Leo. My parents had to make the most difficult of decisions, relinquishing me to WROC. It's not something they wanted to do but circumstances forced them to do the right thing, put me in the loving hands of WROC vs. a shelter. I am a beaufiful 6 year old, neutered male. I am current on all my shots and microchipped. I love my toys, walking in the park, and chasing my ball. Sure would love to land a forever home so that I can welcome in the New Year with you. I am ready & willing to go! Westie Wishes & Kisses, Leo
Kelly, now Lucy, Adopted December 2011
Santa granted my wish and I got my very own family for Christmas, Mom Kelly, Barrett & Chloe came to visit me, took one look, and that was that. I even have a new doggie sister Gidget. I am the happiest little girl and my new family is thrilled with me. Thank you WROC for another perfect match! Warm Westie Kisses, Lucy
KELLY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi my name is Kelly and I just arrived at WROC. I am a 1-2 year old small female, spayed, microchipped and current on all my shots. I do not know what happened or how I was abandoned and ended up in a shelter. It was a terrible way to spend the holidays. But I am one of the lucky ones...WROC came for me and took me home. I got a great meal of Highlander Hash and a warm bath and I slept soundly for the first time in a long time. I am a happy girl, who loves to hang out and cuddle with my people. I am playful and very sweet. The best present I could hope for is my own family for Christmas. If you are looking, I am waiting....XOXO Kelly
Millie, Adopted December 2011
This is the greatest Christmas present that I could hope for - my very own home with Susan, Maurie & Samantha. Thank you WROC for making my dreams come true! XOXO Millie
MILLIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I was blind sided when my owners left me with total strangers. Being the secure and confidant dog I am, I held out for hope. As time went by I felt hurt, betrayed and even guilty, should I have done things differently, did I disappoint them? Then WROC came into my life and all of a sudden I shifted my focus from the past to a hopeful future. I am a sweet girl that is approximately 3-4 years of age, looking for my forever home, a family that has plenty of time to dote on me and that can provide me plenty of exercise. I am spayed, microchipped and current on my shots and ready to go. My dream is to have a family who appreciates me and will give me all the love and kisses I can handle. I would love to hear from you - I am ready to go! Warm Westie Wishes & Kisses, Millie
Taz, now Ava, Adopted December 2011
Do I have a story for you...I went to the beauty salon for a makeover and I never came home! My new Mom, Michelle, took one look at me, picked up the phone and called WROC. She said it was love at first sight for BOTH of us and I had my new home. I have a new sister, Lola, and I also got a job. I am the official greeter for Happy Dog Salon. Come by & see me sometime, I am the cute girl on the front desk. XOXO Ava
TAZ'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Taz and I am 1-2 years old, spayed, microchipped and current on all my shots.I was brought to the shelter by my Mom because she did not have the time nor the desire that it takes to bring up a young "pup". I was put in a cage, a cage... can you imagine that? I'm not a wild animal, I am a fun loving and loyal pet that did no harm. Then at my lowest point, the cage door opened and I took full advantage of it by leaping into the open arms of my WROC rescue angel. She held me close and her gentle soft voice gave me comfort.
I love everyone, everything, toys, people & dogs alike. I am playful, fun and adorable. I am waiting for my new family...is it you? I promise you will not be disappointed! Love and kisses, Taz
Chad, Adopted November 2011
I was adopted by the best Westie family, Jurga & Tim. They loved their Westie Dewey for many years and his loss was hard on the entire family. But they opened their hearts and homes to a special boy like me. I am really happy here with my Westie sister Lucy and very grateful for this lovely family. XOXO Chad
CHAD'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Chad and I just arrived in rescue. I wandered the streets without a destination or purpose feeling alone and isolated. I was picked up by animal control and taken to the shelter. I waited patiently in that scary place, but my owners never came for me. I was SO happy and relieved when that cage door finally opened, I bounded out and jumped into my rescuer's arms with jubilation. I am a very sweet Westie, neutered, current on all my shots and micro chipped. If I sound like your guy, send in that application. XOXO Chad
Scotty, Adopted November 2011
Hi WROC, I would like to let you know that I'm very thankful and grateful for all your help with finding a special place for my Scotty. Annemarie told me that you called and let her know that Nancee is a very nice person and that he found a very good place. Nancee is calling Annemarie and giving her updates on how Scotty is doing. He was a lucky boy to find a special home and a new friend like that. I'm very thankful for all your help. Thanks again and I wish you and your family Happy Holidays. Manuela
NOTE FROM WROC: Scotty is a senior Westie whose owner moved to Germany. She left him with her friend Annemarie until a home was found for him. Scotty's vet found Scotty's new home with their client Nancee. Our Westie community is amazing in its ability to come together for our Westies
Tucker, Adopted November 2011
This greatest thing happened for me. Previous adopters of Casey (now Bob), Lynn and Dan called WROC the minute they saw me. Somehow, they knew I was the perfect dog for their family and WOW were they right!! My new life with my new family is just the best. I am so happy and content. Thank you WROC from the sweetest Westie ever, Tucker
TUCKER'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hey there, my name is Tucker and I am a 2-3 year old neutered male. I was found wandering the streets and was picked up by animal control. I have to tell you the shelter is a lonely and scary place. I got sick and had just about given up hope when suddenly the cage door opened and there was my rescue angel. She scooped me up and promised that everything was going to be fine.I went straight to the vet, got the meds I needed, and am feeling really good. I love my new Westie diet, especially Highlander Hash, and I love my new friends and that toy box is something else!! I am playful, fun and happy and ready for new home. I am waiting patiently for my new life!! XO Tucker
Olivia, Adopted November 2011
It has been a journey for me, but when previous WROC adopters Scarlette, Bruce, Ellie, & Claire called WROC, we were all so excited! What a wonderful family with a great Westie buddy, Ozzie. We are all living the good life and I have WROC to thank for everything. Eternally grateful and happy, Livvie
OLIVIA'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Olivia, but my friends call me Livvie. My life couldn't be any more different...first I am at home with my own family then all of a sudden I found myself out in the streets trying to survive without any streets smarts. I got lost and couldn't find my way home. I waited and waited for my family to come and I almost lost all hope. But then WROC showed up at my cage offering me comfort and a new life.I am a 2-3 year old spayed female, current on all my shots So could you find a place in your heart for me? I am seeking a loving and caring home that will make me part of your family. XO Livvie
Dino, Adopted November 2011 **WROC's 200th Adoption**
Time heals all wounds. Ive overcome the neglect and cruelty of my past and found my way home to Jean-Louis, Grace and the beautiful Wesley who is also a WROC adoptee. I have the greatest parents that love me for all that I am, a new brother that shares his toys and best of all an Oak tree in the back yard that is squirrel heaven. My life is beautiful, I am happy, and I am home! XOXO Dino
DINO'S ORIGINAL STORY: Animal cruelty can be either abandonment, deliberate abuse or simply the failure to take care of an animal by not providing even the basic care. Dino was a victim of such cruelty, as when he arrived at WROC he was emaciated, teeth worn to the gums and broken, skin and ear infection and very little energy to spare. He was given a bath immediately, resting his head on the tub spout and fell asleep as he was bathed. Within the first two weeks with us, Dino went into Addisonian crisis which is an adrenal gland dysfunction. He is now being treated properly and with a monthly shot and daily prednisone, Dino can live a normal, active and healthy long life.
Dino has reclaimed his life and is enjoying being the awesome dog that he is without a worry in the world! It is amazing how wonderfully sweetand gentle Dino is after all he has been through. He is trusting of all people and other dogs alike. He thoroughly enjoys his toys and generously shares them with others. He can often be found lying on his back tossing them in the air. He loves to stroll around the dog park and makes an extra effort to visit any person sitting on a park bench for an ear rub. As exciting as he finds the great outdoors, he is equally happy to curl up in a lap for a nap.It is a great source of joy to rescue dogs like Dino. He is very grateful and his beautiful eyes show it. The feeling we have for him runs just as deep andhis new family will feel as though theyve won the lottery. His beautiful spirit shines bright. In the meantime, watch for Dinos updates as this little one will no doubt be the keeper of your heart.
Max, Adopted November 2011
When WROC got the call from my new Mom, Patti, I really hit the jackpot. This is a wonderful home and I have a new sister, Kadie, who is also a WROC adoptee. I am so very happy and I just love it here. Our family has a WROC Westie angel, Lacey, and I am sure that she watches over us. Big kisses, Max
MAX'S ORIGINAL STORY: Max was picked up as a stray by animal control and when his owners were contacted, they said they didn't have time for him. Max was a matted mess and he was so grateful for a bath and a grooming while we worked on his coat. He is a beautiful boy, estimated to be 4-5 years old, fully vetted, neutered and ready for a home where he will never be abandoned again. Max is very trusting, gentle and loves to sleep with his person. He gets along with all dogs and has recently discoverd the joy of toys! If you think Max is for you, send in your application!
Annaliese, Adopted November 2011
WOW, look at my new family, Mom & Dad Becky & Jim, and 2 wonderful girls, Jessica & Angela. They are just the best and I treasure my new life. Thanks to WROC, I am the new princess in town! Happy girl kisses, Annie
NOTE FROM MOM BECKY: Annie is such a doll! We are so blessed to be her adoptive family! Thank you for your faith in us. We can't wait for you to see her at the Paws in the Park picnic reunion!
ANNALIESE'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Annaliese and I am one adorable little girl. I am 2-3 years old, spayed and current on all my shots. I am a very playful fun Westie. I love my toys and will race through the house playing keep away. I will cuddle right up with you if you have a lap to spare and I give the greatest kisses. I walk nicely on a leash and ride very well in the car. I look and feel great! Hoping to hear from you, XOXO Annaliese
Boomer, Adopted November 2011
I was adopted by Michael and Mark and I have a beautiful new Westie sister, Tara. My new family has been very patient with me and I am blending in with their family so well. I am finally home. Thank you WROC from the bottom of my heart. XOXO Boomer
BOOMER'S ORIGINAL STORY: I have traveled a difficult and lonely journey in my short life in search of my forever home. I was dropped off at a high kill shelter by my owner, can you imagine that? Well, I never thought I would be in such a predicament with no one to care or to protect me, while dogs were barking incessantly all night long. I was terrified because I am a shy and gentle soul that didn't deserve this treatment from my own family. I am a darling 6 year old (DOB 12/3/05) boy.
Once I become comfortable and trust in my new surroundings, I am ready to play and be part of the family. I am neutered and current on my shots and microchipped. If you are ready for a sweetheart, I am your guy. Love and kisses, Boomer
Roddie, now Stewart, Adopted November 2011
I am here to tell you that another happy Westie (that's me) has found a wonderful home. Mom & Dad, Joyce and Jeff, took one look at me and that was that. They scooped me up and I have my forever family now. XOXO Stewie
RODDIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: While at the shelter I waited and waited for my family to come after all, I'm not homeless, I have a family. I couldn't imagine that they would want me here in a cage; frightened, alone and whimpering. I waited for 2 long weeks and no one came to claim me. My heart was broken and when things seemed to be at its worse, an angel from WROC came to rescue me. She held me close and whispered in my ear, "you're safe now". I was so relieved that I laid my head on her shoulder, trembling while I whimpered my thanks to her.I am approximately 2-3 years old, neutered, microchipped and current on all my shots. WROC's un-conditional love for me has healed my heart and my soul so I am ready and waiting for my forever family. Love and sloppy kisses...Roddie
Ted & Ellie, Adopted October 2011
Hooray, we got to stay together! WROC found us the greatest family, Mom & Dad, Sylvia & Kris, and our own 2 kids, Natalie & Jamie. Dad Kris really knows how to take care of the entire family and we are very very happy. Much love and many kisses, Ted & Ellie
TED & ELLIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Ted and I just arrived atin rescue. Our owner could not keep us any longer so she called WROC because she knew they would take really good care of us.Ted tangled with a coyote several years ago and lost his eye, but he if fine today and can see a squirrel at 20 yards! I hear through the grapevine that my foster Mom would love to keep us both, if she only had enough room. What does that say about us? We are definitely keepers!!Let's face it, it can be a daunting thing to consider adopting Westie siblings. But it has been said that siblings adopted together have fewer behavioral issues and higher self-esteem. That's us for sure! Of course they are less lonely AND there are two of us to love, and two of us to love you right back. XOXO Ted & Ellie
Lillian & Abigail, now Lilly & Abby, Adopted October 2011
Thank youWROC, we are staying together! This is the greatest new home with experienced Westie owners Mom & Dad, Linea & Chuck, and out new Westie sister Gala. We are SO happy in our beautiful San Diego home. Life could not get any better than this. Love and lots of Westie Kisses, Lilly & Abby
LILLIAN & ABIGAIL'S ORIGINAL STORY: Ournamesare Lillian and Abigail. Our family was moving and had no room forus. We were sad, but we are moving on as Westies will do. We are very happy in our foster home with toys, warm beds, walks, and great food. We are sweet Westie girls who are very attached to each other. We are 6 & 8 years old,spayed, microchipped and current on allour shots.We love to give kisses and we love hanging out watching TV. We are wonderful dogs in search of a wonderful family. Send in your application soon!XOXO Lillian & Abigail
Lola, Adopted October 2011
Thank you WROC for being my guardian angel. You helped me find a loving home with my new Mom & Dad, Laura and Rafael, and Westie brother Scotty.Scotty and I are becoming friends and we even play sometimes. Mynew parents are working on my lady like behavior (or lack thereof). I like people very much but I'm not crazy about all dogs. I'm very protective and tough for a little girl. I love walks, running in the park, playing in the creek and sleeping in the bed. I am very loving and give kisses all the time. I have turned into Daddy's lil girl (haha Scotty, you big Mama's boy). I'm told I have brought an abundance of fun, laughter and life to my new home. I'm happy xoxoxox Lolita
LOLA'S ORIGINAL STORY: Meet the lovely Lola. She is a happy, spunky, 1-2 years old, 13 pound Westie who loves to give kisses and play fetch. She almost did not make it to her next birthday. Her family dropped her off at a county shelter because they "had too many dogs".Lola had only 3 days to be rescued, but she is one of the lucky ones. Our associate Laura dropped everything, drove to the shelter when it opened, and jumped through hoops to save her.
Dax, now Max, Adopted October 2011
My new name is Max and my new family is great. Mom & Dad, Tami & Rod, are taking great care of me and Boomer, the Scottie, is my new brother. Life is just great!! XOXO Max
NOTE FROM MOM TAMI: I wanted to let you know that Dax-Max is doing wonderful! We are havinga greattime together, lots of walks and park time. He sleeps great in his new crate by my bed. He is quite the little snuggler in my arms when I sit on the couch.He goes crazy for hose water, wants to play and get soaked!We are very happy with Max in our lives andBoomerreally likes him too!
DAX'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Dax and I am a 4 year old neutered male. My family could no longer take care of me so they called WROC and here I am! I am a really active, happy, and smart Westie who loves to play with toys and run around the yard. I really like playing with other dogs and I love to go on walks in the park.I already know how to use the doggie door! I would like an active family that would pay a lot of attention to me.Happily waiting for you, Dax
Izzy, Adopted October 2011
I was adopted by Pam & Dennis and I just love them. I am so very happy to have my very own home with such a wonderful Mom & Dad. I get to be a puppy and I do not have a care in the world. Thank you WROC and Elizabeth for saving me. Eternally grateful, Izzy
IZZY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi, my name is Izzy and I am one lucky girl. A WROC supporter found me wandering the streets and saved me from what would have been certain death. I am barely 6 months old and would never been able to survive all alone.I am spayed, current on all my shots, and almost housetrained. I am a tiny little baby who loves to play and cuddle.I am a very sweet girl and am looking for a special family who will love me forever. XOXO Izzy
Poppy, Adopted October 2011
I found my forever home with Gail and I couldn't be happier! My new family is giving me the love and attention that I so deserve. My new life is filled with toys, walks, and a lot of playtime with my new mom! Thank you WROC for finding me the perfect place to spend my days and rest my head at night! Love Poppy
POPPY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Meet Poppy, a very sweet 4 year old female Westie that was just rescued from a high kill shelter. Sadly, her owner dropped her off at the pound because she thought Poppy may be pregnant, but she was not! Poppy is 15 lbs, current on her shots, microchipped. More information will be forthcoming as we get to know her. If you think Poppy may be the girl for you, send in your application as it won't be long before she is ready for adoption.
Aggie, Adopted October 2011
My life has taken an incredible turn for the better when I met Jessica and rescue Daisy! Getting out of the shelter was one thing, but I never imagined I would be the recipient of so much love and attention! Daisy, Mom and me are a force to be reckoned with! We have so much fun togetherand I could never imagine my life without them. Thank you WROC for finding my great new life! Love Aggie
AGGIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Aggies owner dropped her off at a high kill shelter stating have no time and just dont want her anymore. This sweet baby just turned 2 years old (DOB 9/7/09).When her rescuer arrived,she wrapped her paws around herneck and laid her head down on the shoulder that carried her out of there.Aggie is now enjoying a loving environment in her new foster home. She gets along with all dogs, loves to snuggle and is just simply looking for that special someone that will never abandon her again. She is spayed, microchipped and up to date with her shots.
Please remember,a shelter is the very last resort only after all best efforts have failed. Aggie was not given that opportunity with her previous owner, but thankfully she was discovered in the nick of time.
Fiona, now Abby, Adopted October 2011
I was adopted by Mary Lou and she is the best Mom ever!! We are having a great time living at the beach. Friends Angie & Nic love me almost as much as Mom. I have a full time staff now and I love it. Happy kisses from a very lucky girl, Abby
NOTE FROM MOM MARY LOU: Abby is the hit of the neighborhood. She is settling in like she has always lived here. You were so right about her and me being a perfect match!!
FIONA'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi, my name is Fiona and I am brand new to WROC. I am so happy that the shelter called WROC, they came for me immediately which was so important because of shelter overcrowding. I only had 3 business days for someone to rescue me.I am a beautiful, energetic, fun little girl. I have boundless energy and love to give. I am a very young Westie girl, more info about me soon.Love and my tail wagging madly, Fi
Angus, Adopted September 2011
I hit the jackpot making my way to previous Westie Rescue adopters, Phillip and Kerry! They brought me home to my new pals Max, Wesley and Coco. I have taken over their home in true Westie fashion where the yard is my very own dog park. Thank you WROC for giving me this wonderful new life!
NOTE FROM KERRY & PHILLIP: Little Angus is calm, happy, adorable, and the best new dog we could ever wish for. He fits in amazingly and our dogs love him!! WE ARE THE HAPPIEST PARENTS WITH ANGUS!!!
ANGUS' ORGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Angus and I am so glad that I am with WROC finally!I spenta month in the shelter and had many people wanting to adopt me, but none of the applicants came to get me. Can you imagine? So the SPCA called WROC and they came immediately.So here I am! I am approximately 3 years old, 16 lbs, current on my shots. When I walked into my foster home, I greeted the other dogs here and promptly helped myself to the toy basket.
I am active, fun, playful and I am ready to embrace my new life.Love Angus
Sam, now Shamus, Adopted September 2011
My new name is Shamus and I was adopted by Lori and herfamily. I am happy and settled into my new life. Thank you Charley & Jeromey for helping me along the way. XOXO Shamus
SAM'S ORIGINAL STORY: If I have to say so myself, I am an engaging kinda guy who is eager to please and I absolutely love to walk, run, and exercise. I describe myself as a spirited, independent active 4 year old Westie with the assertive personality of a Terrier which comes from being the leader of the pack.
If I had my druthers, I would be looking for a home where I am the only dog in an adult family. I am such a smart cookie that I really would like to go to experienced owners who truly understands on how to handle, respect a pack leader and who is committed to proper training and socialization in order to bring out the best in me.Love and respect go hand in paw. Will you be that special person who will reach out your hand and take my paw with mutual respect and plenty of love? Love and kisses...Sam
Libby, now Lottie, Adopted September 2011
My new folks,Margaret & Russell,drove all the way from Nevada just for me. They think that I am wonderful and I think they are the best. I am a Westie princess livingmy dream life. I get to play withmy favorite toy all day long and what could be better than that? Thank you WROC for being patient and finding my perfect family.Westie Kisses, Lottie
LIBBY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Libby and I am a very pretty 9 year old female Westie. I was sad when my family could no longer keep me, but nothing keeps me down for long. I am having a good time running and chasing with the other Westies in my foster home. I am a sweet girl, I love belly rubs, and chasing my favorite ball. I enjoy riding in the car and walking in the park. I am spayed and current on all my shots.I am quite the catch and will make my new family very happy. I am waiting patiently, Love Libby
Melanie & Davey, Adopted September 2011
We have our new home with our great new Mom Barbara. And yes, thatis the beautiful Pacific ocean in the background.We love our California beach living and are very happy and content Westies. The best part is we got to stay together and we are very grateful. Thank you WROC!! Much love and many kisses, Melanie & Davey
MELANIE & DAVEY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Melanie, Mel to my friends. My brother, Davey and I are brand new to WROC. Our owner's life was changing and she knew that she could not give us the attention that we needed, so she found the best place for us with WROC. She was so right - we love the friends, toys, and the WESTIE DIET!! Highlander Hash is to die for!!
We are5 years old, 15 & 16 pounds, spayed/neutered, microchipped and current on allof ourshots.We arevery sweet Westies wholove to walk anddance forour dinner. Davey and I are looking for a special home that will love the both of us forever.
We are waiting patiently for you. XOXO Mel & Davey
Buster, now Baxter, Adopted September 2011
WROC did it again. They found the perfect home for me with Cathy & David and myWestie brother, Bailey. Bailey & I are the best of friends and Mom & Dad are taking excellent care of me. Thank you so much for my new wonderful family. I am one happy Westie!! XOXO Buster Baxter
NOTE FROM MOM CATHY: Baxter acts like he has always lived here, he knows the schedules, lay of the house and all our routines. He finally has his forever home that he has been wishing for, we couldn't be more thrilled that he has joined the family.
BUSTER'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi, Buster here and I was given up by my owner to another rescue because my eye was infected. That rescue heard about WROC and all they do for their Westies so they called and delivered me. I really appreciate all they did for me. The vetdiagnosed me with dry eye.so I will need drops in my eyes, but that does not bother me at all.I love being petted and playing with my squeaky toys. I walk great on a leash, ride well in the car, and love to go on walks.I would like an active, Westie knowledgeable family who will love me forever. XOXO Buster
Wolfie, Adopted August 2011
NOTE FROM WOLFIE'S MOM: It has been an abosolute joy to meet you and to welcome this special little guy, Wolfie, into our lives! I have shared this story with all our friends and family. All are so touched by his story and the amazing work done by your organzation!
WOLFIE'S ADOPTION: I waited by the door with my heart in my throat. Would they like me? Would I like them? What would my new life be like? Was this family the ONE? All my fears evaporated when I saw Mom & Dad, Beth & Stephen, and Sister, Paige. They were perfect! I ran out, they sat on the ground and made such a fuss over me. I was in heaven. All my dreams have come true. I now have my guardian angels who promise to take care of me forever and my new best friend, Paige. Thank you WROC for this miracle. Sweet happy kisses, Wolfie
A LETTER FROM WOLFIE: Fear, despair and disappointment filled my mind as I lay on my side, caught between the cold hard ground and the middle of the car. My body was numb. The only sensation I had was the car crushing me to the ground. My lungs felt totally compressed and air would neither enter nor exit, at least not without a lot of effort. My mind was spinning. What had just happened? How did I get myself into this jam? Off in the distance, on the treacherous road, I could see cars driving by completely unaware of what had happened or how I was feeling. I tried to yelp but there was no reply. I was seriously hurt, alone and terrified. All I could do was wait for help or wait to die. Thankfully, a good samaritan saw me on the side of the road and took me to a shelter. Then I spent cold, dark and lonely days and nights at the shelter, thinking that no one would care or would come to my aid.
Knowing that I am not a purebred Westie, WROC knew my chances of surviving were slim to nothing and getting the medical help I needed was impossible laying in a shelter. So they rescued me and healed my body, my mind, my soul and my heart. I am a happy, healthy and well adjusted boy now. Won't you be my guardian angel for life and care, protect and love me, please? I need you desperately and I think you will find that you just might need me too. Love...Wolfie
Lil, now Daisy, Adopted July 2011
My new name is Daisy and my new Mom & Dad are Veronica and David. I am joining Westie Holly and Schnauzer Buster. It is a great family - Mom & Dad take special care of me and Buster and I race through the house jumping and playing. Thank you WROC - I have found my home! Love, Daisy
LIL'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am a small 14 pound, 8 year old Westie girl. My owners could not take care of me anymore, so they called WROC because they knew it was the best place for me. I have a little skin issue and everyone knows that WROC is the expert on that. I was just introduced to the Westie Diet and WOW, that Highlander Hash is something else!!
I am settling in just fine, the other Westies are really nice to me. I am spayed and current on all my shots, so I will be available for my new family in no time. If a Westie princess sounds good to you, then I am your girl. XOXO Lil
Casey, Adopted July 2011
I was adopted by Lynn and Dan. They lost their previous Westie Dylan last year and the timing was just perfect for this great family and me. I am really happy! My Mom & Dad spend lots of time with me walking, socializing, and playing. Thank you WROC and special thanks to Barbara for her compassion and love. XOXO Casey
CASEY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi, I am Casey, a 3 year old neutered male. My Mom was ill and could no longer take the best care of me. She made the very dificult decision to ask WROC for help. So here I am in a great foster home being pampered and fussed over. I just love all of the attention.
I am a great dog, full of energy and fun. I love my toys and I love to walk and ride in the car. I sleep quietly in my crate at night, but give me a chance and I will be in the big bed in a flash. All of my shots are current and I am ready to go. If you are an active fun family, then I am the Westie for you!! Love, Casey
Jake & Jonas (aka Joey), Adopted July 2011
WROC found us the best home. We went home to Arizona with Mom & Dad, Roxy & Jack. They are the perfect family for us. Much love and many kisses, Jake & Joey
DAD JACK WRITES: "Our two new “Boys” are doing just great and we are blessed to have them. They have adapted quickly to the house, new neighborhood and to us, and are busy exploring everything. They love “trying” to chase the rabbits and go right on alert when the bunnies run. A couple of natural hunters! Both started playing with their toys more last night and of course, the kisses and pets are non-stop when we are on the couch. I will probably end up with carpal tunnel in both hands from the “Pet Me” requests. Thank You again for helping bring these boys into our lives. We love them very much.
JAKE'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Jake and my brother Jonas and I lived our entire lives with a wonderful Mom that took very good care of us. She passed away just this month and her estate chose WROC to take care of her most prized possessions, me & Jonas. I am a beautiful and happy 10 year old, neutered, microchipped Westie. We are boys who love to have fun, play and walk. Jonas and I race around the house, in and out the dog door, and all around the yard. We are having a great time here, but we would really like a home of our own. If you are looking for 2 great boys like us, please send in your application. Me & Jonas are waiting. Westie kisses, Jake
JONAS' ORIGINAL STORY: I am a handsome 7 year old neutered male and my brother is Jake. Our Mom passed away and WROC was chosen by her estate to take care of us. We love to give kisses and will sit next to you on the couch and watch TV. We are active polite boys and love our walks and playtime. We are are waiting for our family who will love us forever. XOXO Jonas
Duffy & Peanut, Adopted July 2011
Our lives will forever be enriched with our new mom Anne. She thinks we are the most beautiful boys ever and our days will be filled with adventure and our nights with lots of love. Here we will be spoiled and never neglected again. Thank you WROC and especially Karen for taking such good care of us. Lots of Westie Love, Duffy & Peanut
PEANUT'S ORIGINAL STORY: When I was placed in my rescuer's arms at the shelter, she kissed me and said that I was beautiful and life will only get better from this day forward. I am estimated at 6 years old. This is the first time I have been given anything and I was ready to roll! WROC's Westie Diet and skin regime already has me feeling better. I am sweet, gentle, small Westie of 12 lbs. That is why they call me McPeanut". This is a great place to be! I get to play, eat, and love while WROC works on my adorable self. I am going to be here a while but when I'm ready for my very own home, look out California, I am going to capture your heart! Love Peanut
DUFFY'S ORIGINAL STORY: I waited at the shelter for my owner, but they never came for me. I am not upset about it at all because my condition was caused from pure neglect, and here I am getting the very best vet care possible, incredible meals including Highlander Hash with salmon, medicated baths and I get to sleep with my favorite stuffed toys. I am a small Westie, 13 lbs and approximately 3 years old. I have an incredibly sweet disposition and I am one happy little guy! Watch for my updates. This may be me now, but it won't be me when I graduate from WROC. Happy & Warm, MacDuff
Jackie, now Jackson, Adopted July 2011
My new family is calling me Jackson and that is just fine with me. I am one happy Westie with Mom & Dad, Amanda & Sang and two human brothers, Jeremy & Colby. They spend lots of time playing with me and walking me and I just love it. Mom is my very special favorite person in the house. She knows all about Westies and really knows how to take care of me. Thank you WROC, I am finally home!! Big Westie Kisses, Jackson
JACKIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi, my name is Jackie and I am a 4-5 year old, 17 pound, microchipped, neutered male. My family lost their house and then they lost me. I wandered for days before being picked up by the animal shelter. It was a relief being off the streets, but jail was not much better. Thank goodness WROC sprung me and I am a free Westie once again! I am a happy sweet boy and I will sit in your lap and give kisses. I am looking for my very own home that will never lose me again. If you are looking for a sweetheart like me, I am looking for you. Sweet Westie Kisses, Jackie
Winne, Adopted July 2011
I truly believe that my Angel Gerry sent my new mom to me. I have found my forever home with Laurie and she thinks I am the greatest gift of love. Thank you WROC for finding me this wonderful new life. Love Winnie
WINNIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Winnie's story is a sad one. She was turned over to rescue by her previous owners of 9 years where she received rehabilitation for her skin disorder. She also endured surgery on her front leg that was turned out 90 degrees from a break that was not fixed 6 years prior. Then she found the Dad of her dreams, Gerry. Gerry loved the "little dog that could" and Winnie had one wonderful, but short year with Gerry. Sadly, Gerry passed away June 24th and Winnie came back home to WROC. Winnie deserves a home of her own where her new person will carry on the love, dedication and compassion that Gerry showered Winnie in. If you have room in your home and your heart for Winnie, please send her your application.
Myla, now Sophie, Adopted July 2011
I found the perfect home with Kanna and George! I have settled in nicely with my new life and they even take turns bringing me to work! I am living the great life where I am the center of attention as it should be. XOXO Sophie
MYLA'S ORIGINAL STORY: Myla is a darling 6 year old spayed female, current on her shots, microchipped and looking for her forever home. Mylas' folks loved her very much but their living circumstances changed. They want the very best for her so they brought her to WROC. Myla loves all dogs and people too, and her best friend was a horse! She loves car rides, and thinks the dog park is heaven on earth. When she runs, she resembles a pogo stick and tries her best to get every dog in the park to chase her. She is very affectionate and a wonderful housemate. She enjoy a good afternoon movie as long as she gets to lie next to her person. Myla is gentle and full of sweet personality. If you are interested in this little diamond, send her your application.
Finley, Adopted June 2011
Today, the party really begins! I am starting my new life with previous WROC adopters Tim and Nancy and Westie Farley! I could not have found a better life, one that is filled with all sorts of adventures; trips, boating, camping, walks, parks but most of all a home to call my own. Thank you WROC for this incredible life and for giving me my best friend, Farley. Love Finley
FINLEY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Finley had hip surgery and is recovering beautifully. Though he is not impressed with the strict confines of late, he will make a full recovery and the dog park will once again be his. Finley is a sweet and gentle boy and nothing gets him down. He listens to commands and is potty trained. Finley does live by the rules "everything that is yours is mine", so remote controls and shoes should not be left around.
My name is Finley and my last thought as I drifted off to sleep in the shelter last night was dreaming of spending the holidays with someone warm to cuddle up too. The dream seemed so far away since its now Christmas Eve and I lost all hope of being rescued. But then, in a blink of an eye, the spirit of Christmas found me. As everyone was getting ready for Santa, my rescue ambassadors dropped everything and pulled together to make my dream come true. They traveled several hundred miles this morning to bring me home to WROC for Christmas.
Jackson, Adoped June 2011
Mark & John shared their home with the lovely Westie Samantha for many years and were just not sure if the time was right to adopt. But as fate would have it, I was ready and their perfect family was just waiting for me. They were apprehensive when they came to meet me, they walked slowly up the walk, and then I ran out to greet them. It was love at first sight, all apprehension gone, and my new family was here. Thank you WROC. We are all so happy! XOXO Jackson
JACKSON'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Jackson and I am a very lucky Westie. When the shelter staff called WROC and asked them to come get me, they mobilized their network and even though they had to drive a long way, they picked me up the very next day. Whew, I was really glad to get out of the shelter and to find a warm bed and Highlander Hash awaiting me. I am approx-imately 4 years old, neutered, current on all my shots, and I have sparkly clean teeth. I am a very sweet and smart boy and enjoy long walks and playing with toys. I am patiently waiting for my new family. XOXO Jack
Willow, Adopted June 2011
I spent a lot of time in foster care recovering from a collapsed lung, skin condition and two knee surgeries, but it goes to show that timing is everything. My new family was looking for a special dog and WROC was looking for a special family - one that would make me the center of attention! I am now in my forever home with Mom and Dad Michael & Sherry, and brother & sisters Zach, Katie, Eliza, Sienna & Madison. There are a lot of laps to nap on! Thank you WROC for this incredible family! Hugs & kisses, Willow
WILLOW'S ORIGINAL STORY: I would like to tell you a little bit about me. I recently had puppies and I was of no use anymore so I ended up in a shelter in Northern CA. I was so sick that no one adopted me. But then Ramona and Linda, 2 WROC associates worked together & drove me home to to WROC. It was a very long day but worth the wait. I am a playful girl and they think I am between 2-3 years old. I am waiting patiently. Love Willow
Pete, Adopted June 2011
I have made myself comfortable quite fast because my new life is filled with lots of adventures like daily walks, hiking, dog parks, and the beach. Thank you WROC for my new home. Much love, Pete
PETE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Pete is a beautiful 3 year old Westie that is sweet, gentle and full of life. Pete was picked up by animal control wandering the streets of L.A., matted and covered in fleas. He is now in a wonderful foster home getting the love and attention he deserves. Pete gets along with all dogs and people. He is neutered, current on his shots and microchipped. Pete is a stunning boy that will not be in foster care too long, so don't wait to get your application in! Pete is waiting expectantly!!
Shanie, now Marley, Adopted June 2011
NOTE FROM MAX & MARLEY'S MOM: Max & Marley have found their "forever" home. They have adopted us! These little guys are not "pets" to us. They are much, much more. They are part of our life. Today the boys "supervised" when I made the first batch of Highlander Hash (to make sure I did it right) and it turned out perfect! There's also No Peek Chicken in the crockpot and the house smells wonderful. They sleep and snore right next to the bed in their matching sheepskin loungers. Thank you for finding them and trusting us with them. They will always get our very best care. Jan
SHANIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi, my name is Shanie. I came to WROC with my brother Seamus when our family situation changed and they could no longer keep us. I am a neutered, 17 pound, 5 year old Westie and I am current on all my shots. I am very sweet and gentle and love to be with people and dogs. We are looking for a family who will love us forever. We would love to hear from you. Shanie
Seamus, now Max, Adopted June 2011
Shanie & i got to go home together!! We are the happiest Westies ever with our new family. They think we are the most perfect pair and we think they are a perfect Mom & Dad. Thank you WROC!!! Max & Marley
SEAMUS' ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Seamus and Shanie is my brother. Our family could not keep us anymore, so they called WROC. I am a 6 years old, 18 pound Westie. Shanie & I are having a great time here and that Highlander Hash is the best food ever! I am a an active happy boy who loves to run, jump, and play. I really like to walk and I usually lead the pack. I am neutered, current on all my shots, and an all around happy and healthy Westie. We are looking for an active and fun family where we can get the love, attention and exercise that we need. XOXO Seamus
Chloe, Adopted May 2011
I have found the very best home with Amanda, Kevin & Westie Bella. They welcomed me with open arms and so much love. Bella kisses me everytime I walk by and Mom and Dad are so very patient and loving. I am a VERY happy girl. Much love and many kisses, Chloe
CHLOE'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Chloe and I am a 8-9 year old female Westie. I had been wandering the streets for quite some time when I was picked up by animal control. I am one of the lucky ones, thanks to WROC coming for me, because I would not have lasted much longer on my own. I weighed only 10 pounds when I arrived and now thanks to Highlander Hash and the Westie Diet, I am up to 13 pounds! I have some issues with my skin, but WROC knows all about fixing that. Grateful Westie Kisses, Chloe
Monty, Adopted May 2011
Beautiful "me" found my forever home with Susan and we spent our first day together at the Paws in the Park picnic! Susan says "I am her heart" and I could not have found a better home! Thank you WROC for giving me this wonderful new life! Love, Monty
MONTY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My new name is Monty and I am 5 years old (DOB 4/14/06). I am a very sweet and gentle boy that is looking for my forever home. I am current on my shots, neutered and microchipped. I am brand new to rescue and the resident Westies here are showing me how wonderful life truly is!
I hear it is only going to get better once my forever family finds me. More information about adorable me once I am settled in. Love Monty
Troy, now Farley, Adopted April 2011
Hi, my new name is Farley and I love my new Mom & Dad, Nancy & Tim. I moved right in and took over their home and their hearts. I really love it here!!
NOTE FROM FARLEY'S MOM: Farley gets LOTS of playtime with the grandpuppies and his buddy, Scrapple. So much fun to watch him play. He is like a one-year-old. We love this dog. He travels really well and is getting attached to Tim as well...I think I am still the favorite but the scales are getting pretty even. We had a great first road trip to Los Gatos. He went to all the outdoor eateries with us. Thanks again for giving us this wonderful critter. Nancy & Tim
TROY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Troy and I am a 4-5 year old, 18 pound Westie. My previous owners left me on my own to live outside in the backyard. Finally, thank goodness, they gave me away to a good samaritan. He immediately took me to the groomer because I was really dirty and severely matted. Once I was clean and fed, he called WROC because he knew WROC finds us Westies really good homes. I have all my shots and am micro-chipped. I would like my very own happy home where I will be loved for the great little guy that I am. XOXO Troy
Buddy, now Zonie, Adopted April 2011
NOTE FROM ZONIE'S MOM: Zonie is a gem & he is so good - we love him so much. He does not like the crate so he sleeps with us and won't have it any other way!! Thank you so much for letting us give Buddy/Zonie a home. Bernie & Ron
I was adopted by Bernie & Ron. They drove a long way from Arizona just for me. When I first met them, I jumped right up in my new Dad's lap. OK, there were cookies involved, but I loved them too. I am a very happy boy and am grateful to WROC for helping me find my new family. XOXO Zonie
BUDDY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Buddy and I am a beautiful Cairn mix. I am 4 1/2, my birthday is Aug 14. I love to cuddle, ride in the car, and go for walks. I am neutered, microchipped, up to date on shots. I am house and crate trained, but I really like to sleep in the big bed! I like people and other dogs alike!! I know I look a little different than the other dogs listed here, but I am terrier through & through. I am a great dog looking for a great family. XOXO Buddy
Layla, now Ellie, Adopted April 2011
My new name is Ellie and I just love it. I love going to work with Mom Heather and Dad Mark loves to run and I scamper right along with him. This is my dream come true, a happy home with the greatest family. This was a long journey for me, but so worth it. Thank you WROC. XOXO Ellie
LAYLA'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Layla and I am an adorable 4 year old, 18 pound Westie girl. My owner sent me to a shelter because she could not care for me anymore. Lucky for me, there was a really nice lady at the shelter who searched far and wide for the right rescue organization for me and she found WROC. She helped with my transport and now I am safe in beautiful Southern California. Thank you Betty. I am a very sweet playful little girl and I am looking for my forever family. If you have room in your home and hearts for me, I am waiting to be your very best little girl. Love Layla
Rick, Adopted April 2011
Bennie & I were adopted by 2 of the most wonderful people in the world, Carol & Tom. They drove all the way from Arizona because they thought we were gorgeous senior boys. We are very happy, living like kings of the household. Our story could not have a happier ending. Thank you WROC for our dream come true! XOXO Rick
RICK'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Rick and I am a handsome senior boy. San Diego animal control found me wandering the streets and they took me to the shelter. I was in the very same shelter once before 4 years ago. My owners reclaimed me then so the shelter thought for sure they would come get me. They called my owners, and I waited and waited. They never came and I lost all hope. I was lonely and scared but what I did not know was that WROC was keeping a close eye on me. Even though they were far away, WROC still sent their San Diego supporters to rescue me. I have all of this love to give someone and I will wait patiently for "the one". Thankfully warm and snug, Rick
Bennie, Adopted April 2011
Rick & I were adopted together by Carol & Tom. We are two joyous Westies-we have each other and the best parents ever-REALLY!! Thank you WROC for our second chance. Lots of Westie Kisses, Bennie
BENNIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Bennie. I am a 10 year old, 20 pound, neutered Westie. I had an owner but they neglected me terribly. My coat was filthy and full of overgrown mats, my ear was matted down to my head, and my nails were way overgrown. I have a limp which turns out to be an old injury, a torn cruciate ligament in my back leg. But when my WROC angel arrived, she saw the beauty in me. I am all cleaned up and I am a gorgeous senior boy. I had surgery on my leg and I am good as new! XOXO Bennie
O'Reilly, now Reilly, Adopted April 2011
The luck of the Irish sure rubbed off on us Westies! When Fred and Kathleen saw the both of us on the website, they drove all the way from Arizona on their wedding anniversary to bring us home! They love us dearly and life is good! Thank you WROC for bringing us home! Finnegan & Reilly
O'REILLY'S ORIGINAL STORY: I found my pot o' gold and my new name, O'Reilly, when Westie Rescue picked me up from the shelter on St. Patty's Day! I had an owner but when the shelter contacted them to pick me up, they did not want me anymore. I love to be in laps and have my belly rubbed. I am a stunning boy with a beautiful coat but I was not taken care of very well. Boy, these folks really do a lot for us when we arrive in their care. I am current on my shots, microchipped and neutered and I sm approximately 5 years old. I may have found my pot o' gold temporarily, but I am still looking for the rainbow. Love, O'Reilly
Paddy, now Finnegan, Adopted April 2011
Reilly & I wnt home together with Kathleen & Fred. Life could not be better!! Finnegan
PADDY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Paddy and I am 4 years old, neutered, microchipped and current on my shots. I am a very lucky boy that was picked up from the animal shelter on St. Patrick's Day. I heard WROC was very busy, driving hundreds of miles to rescue several of us Westies that day! When the shelter told WROC that my owners didn't want me anymore, I was crushed, but not for long! I am now safe and warm in my foster home where I was given a bath for the first time in a very long time! I am very sweet and I love to be cuddled and kissed. I sleep very well in my crate at night and love to chase my foster pals. We have a lot fun! I am a very happy boy but I am looking for a home where I will neve be left behind again. Love Paddy
Hope, Adopted March 2011
My new Mom & Dad, Ann & Larry, are previous WROC adopters of Penny. They know all about us Westies and I fit perfectly into their family. I settled right in and being the princess that I am, I have them obeying my every command!! Penny is warming up to me and I am slowly winning her over. Thank you WROC, this is the life I was dreaming of. Sweet Princess Kisses, Hope
HOPE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am a 15 pound, 6-7 year old female Westie. I was found wandering the streets and was taken to the shelter. I waited patiently, but my family did not come for me. So when the shelter called, WROC scooped me up and took me home! My foster Mom named me Hope because I am so full of love, happiness, and hope. I have a very sweet and gentle nature. I really enjoy my walks in the park - I even lead the pack!! I just know that WROC will find my forever family. I am spayed, have all my shots and am microchipped. If you are you a family looking for a sweet girl like me, I HOPE to hear from you soon!! XOXO Hope
Marcus, Adopted March 2011
My perfect family found me. Mom & Dad, Cathleen & Barry, drove up from San Diego just to rescue me. Mom's a nurse, so she knows just how to take care of me. My new brother Rex is great and we love to hang out and sun in the back yard. Thank you WROC for my happy new life. XOXO Marcus
MARCUS' ORGINAL STORY: Hi there, Marcus here. I am a fabulous 4-5 year old, 18 pound, neutered male Westie. I traveled a ways to get to WROC, but it was so worth it. They have this great food, Highlander Hash, and I just love it. I have other Westies and toys to play with and I am having the time of my life. I am a gentle fun boy and I love being next to my people.
I love to walk, but I had surgery on my foot to remove my nail. Doc says I will be good as new in no time. I am patiently waiting for my one and only family. Westie love & kisses, Marcus
Elliot, Adopted March 2011
Thank you WROC for finding me the very best Westie home! I am enjoying the good life with Kristine and Mark and I could not be happier. Sending everyone kisses and a very special kiss to my foster mom Jeannie, for giving me the best weeks ever in foster care!
ELLIOT'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Elliot and I am a darling 3 month old (DOB 12/4/10) ball of fun! My folks circumstances changed so they knew WROC would find me the perfect home. They loved me very much and took excellent care of me.
I am already pee-pad trained and I love to have my teeth brushed. I come with a lot of toys as every puppy should, and I eat three times a day. I am not shy with kisses and I have all the time in the world to play, so you should have time for me too. Waiting for my perfect home, Elliot.
McDoogie, Adopted March 2011
I could not have asked for a more wonderful family. Mom & Dad, Barbara & Craig, waited patiently for me to recover from my cataract surgery and they came to the Westie Walk to adopt me. I am so happy with our walks on the beach and sunning in the back yard with my new Dad. Thank you everyone for all your support. This British Westie is now a California dreaming kind of guy!!! XOXO McDoogie
DOOGIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Thank you everyone for your donations that allowed Doogie to have his surgery. He can see!!!
My name is Doogie and I have travelled a very long way to WROC. You see, I am a British Westie and I lived my entire life with my owner in England. But sadly, she could no longer take care of me. She thought that I would have a better life in the US, so I flew "across the pond" and landed here in Southern California.
WOW, I really like it here - sunny weather and fabulous food. I love WROC's Westie Diet with Highlander Hash! I like walking in the park and riding in the car. My foster Mom says I am the perfect gentleman. I am 18 pounds, neutered and current on all my shots. I went to the vet and passed with flying colors. I also visited WROC's eye surgeon and Dr. Brinkis says I am an excellent candidate for cataract surgery. I get around great right now, but Doc says the surgery will be life changing!!! I am a wonderful active boy and am looking for my wonderful forever family. Hope to hear from you soon. Doogie
Christian, now Ozzie, Adopted March 2011
Thank you WROC for finding me this wonderful family. I so wanted kids of my own and I got two, Ellie & Claire! Mom & Dad, Scarlette & Bruce are wonderful. They see to my every need. I am just about the happiest guy in Southern California. XOXO Ozzie
CHRISTIAN'S ORGINAL STORY: My name is Christian and I am a 4 year old, 17 pound Westie. My family had to move and could not take me with them, so they called WROC. I was whisked away to the vet and groomer and I am now neutered, microchipped, current on all my shots, and, best of all, clean. WHEW, what a day that was, but I am feeling much better now.
I am a playful and happy boy - love my toys and long walks in the park. I am working on my housetraining & should be good to go very soon. Are you an active family looking for a playboy like me? I am waiting right here for you! XOXO Christian
Duke, now Dutch, Adopted March 2011
Duke. now Dutch, I am the luckiest Westie ever! I was adopted by a Scottie, Cairn and another Westie and my folks said that I am their dream boy come true! I am living an incredibly wonderful life and my days of being passed off by my previous owner to a high kill shelter are far behind me. I am forever safe now, and forever loved! Thank you WROC for this fabulous home!! Love Dutch
DUKE'S ORGINAL STORY: My name is Duke & I am a 8 year old, 18 pound neutered Westie. I was turned into the shelter by my owner because of skin problems. The shelter called WROC because they have seen many Westies come their way and they know they will find me the most perfect home ever! I am as sweet as sweet can be. I am current on my shots, and I am microchipped. hope you are working on your application to take me to my very own home soon. XOXO Duke
Kyle, Adopted February 2011
Look at my wonderful family!! It was love at first sight for all of us. My new home is really fun and active. I am the happiest Westie in the whole world. My family is pretty happy too. Thank you WROC for my brand new life. Big Westie kisses, Kyle
KYLE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Today was a great day because I was rescued from a high kill shelter! The shelter staff found me in the morning tied up to a tree in front of their office. It was a long scary and cold night.
No matter now, because I am living the good life in my foster home where the meals are plentiful and a warm bed is waiting for me! I am a stunning looking boy, especially after my makeover by WROC's excellent groomer. I am a young male, estimated to be 1-2 years old, 18 pounds, neutered, current on my shots and microchipped. I am very sweet and gentle and I am looking for my forever home where I will never be tied up again! Love Kyle
Rocky, Adopted February 2011
I was adopted by Nancy and Sue. They met me at a party and believe me, I was the life of that party. They could not resist adorable little me. They are very patient and loving to me - what's not to love? I am one happy pup!! Thanks WROC for this great family. XOXO Rocky
ROCKY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Rocky and I am a darling 15 week old, 7 pound, male Westie/Maltese puppy. I was in a cold lonely shelter and WROC's representative could not bear to leave me there all alone. I did a lot of traveling to get to Southern California. Thank you Linda, Tami, and Wendy for transporting me all those miles. I am lots of fun and I love to pounce, jump, and leap for pure joy. Lookout, I love to grab them and run through the house as fast as I can. I am neutered and microchipped, but still need more puppy shots. And I chow down 3 times a day. So, if you have the time for a puppy like me, send in that application because this baby is ready to be yours!!! Kisses and hugs, Rocky
Jillian, Adopted January 2011
Here is the best news, I was adopted by the most wonderful family ever, Ken & Jose. They love my sassy little self and think I am the cutest girl ever. And here is the even better news, my best friend and buddy, Wilson, was adopted with me!!! Will and I are in heaven, we love our family and our Scottie sister, Frida. Thank you WROC for finding our perfect home. XOXO Jillie Bean
JILLIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi everyone, My name is Jillian; "Jillie Bean" to my friends. I am estimated to be between 11 -12 months old, and I am a sweetheart. I love to ride in the car and I walk pretty well on my leash in the park. I am a very social girl and would enjoy an obedience class to sharpen up my skills. With my all my cuteness and adorable personality, I am sure Hollywood will be hounding me for the next dog food commercial! But I know better, WROC's Westie Diet and Highlander Hash are my chow of choice! I am current on my shots, microchipped, and spayed. I am just waiting on my perfect family to take me home and adore me!! Sweet Westie Kisses, Jillie
Woohoo, it's me & Jill together forever!! Ken & Jose adopted us both. We absolutely adore them and our Scottie sister, Frida. This is the happiest ending ever!!! Lots of Westie kisses, Will
WILSON'S ORIGINAL STORY: Wilson just arrived to rescue and is estimated to be between 12 to 18 months old. Wilson is very sweet, gets along with all dogs, loves the dog park and sleeps soundly in his crate at night. He is an attention seeker and loves to be around people. He is learning how to walk on a leash, and is coming along nicely with his potty training. He is a very smart cookie, that will do best with an active family that has the time and patience for a young dog. Wilson is current on his shots, neutered, microchipped and is currently being treated for a skin condition and will make a full recovery. Wilson will be ready for his forever home in just a few weeks. If you are interested in meeting Wilson, get your application in soon! This cutie pie will not be in foster care for long!
My new name is Mochi and I am a very happy girl. I was adopted by Lillian and Art and I have my very own sister, Chloe. This family really knows a lot about us Westies, they loved their Westie Congee for 12 1/2 years. Now they have me and I will love them forever! Thank you WROC for finding this wonderful family. XOXO Mochi
INDY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Indy and I am a 3 year old, 20 lb female that is looking for my forever home. I am spayed, microchipped, current on my shots and have newly cleaned teeth!! I am a very playful girl and I get along great with dogs and people. I am very active, and I love to run and chase balls and they have learned that I am quite a good jumper, so I need a fully fenced yard to romp around in. If you think I am the girl for you, send in your application soon! Love Indy
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