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Westie Rescue of Orange County & Beyond
Presents our 2015 Adopted Westies and their new families
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How you can help these adorable Westies:
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Ellie Mae, Adopted December 2015
I was adopted by previous adopters Isabel & Jack. I am joining Westie Herbie in this over the top Westie family. I could not have hoped for a better family to take care of me and I am forever grateful. Happy Westie Kisses, Ellie Mae
ELLIE MAE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am a 3 year old, 13.5 pound, spayed female Westie. I am absolutely cute as a button!! I love my new diet of Highlander Hash, it is gone in a flash!! And I love walking in the park, it is a new experience for me and I find it delightful. I am a little shy and would love a family who is gentle, kind, and willing teach me the ways of the world. I am really good at cuddling on the couch, so I hope to find my new family really soon. XOXO Ellie Mae
Mogley, now Medley, Adopted December 2015
I was adopted by Fletcher & John and I love my new name Medley. Mom & Dad think I am the best doggie ever! The feeling is so mutual. This is the life that I have been dreaming about and I am the happiest I have ever been! XOXO Medley
MOGLEY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Mogley spent his life living in a backyard and was relinquished to WROC so he could have the life he deserves. He has done to remarkably well in foster care. His coat has almost completely grown in! He is a very happy and well adjusted boy and is as sweet and gentle as can be. He loves to snuggle, play and is just a darling. He sleeps soundly in his crate and night and is just so happy to have friends to play with. Mogley is approximately 8 years old, neutered, microchipped, and current on all of his shots.
Mia, Adopted December 2015
Our darling Mia, now Spice, joins Westie Sugar Cube and Arlis. She moved just down the road to beautiful San Diego and is living happily ever after!!
MIA'S ORIGINAL STORY: My hair is almost completely grown in and I am beautiful. I am healthy, happy, and as playful as a puppy. Life is glorious in my foster home, I graduated to sleeping in the big bed. I went to the beach with Surf Dog Joey & I love to swim in the ocean. Squeaky toys are one of my favorite things and I will play happily by myself, with you or with the other Westies. I am such a party girl and now I am ready for my own family. I am 6 years old, spayed, microchipped, and my shots are current,
Tippy, Forever Fostered December 2015
Gentle Tippy was found wandering the streets of Las Vegas and is estimated to be around 14-15 years old. It appears she lived a very hard life and came to rescue withdrawn and particularly sensitive. After addressing all of her medical needs and providing her with a quiet and calm home to gain her bearings, Tippy suffered an episode of Vestibular Disease. This resulted in the loss of balance, dizziness and other symptoms, much like vertigo in humans. Her exams point to central vestibular which usually has a poorer prognosis than the more common peripheral form. But to confirm this would entail an MRI or CT scan and we do not want to put her through that at her age. However, Tippy is slowly recovering though it is likely she will always have the head tilt and most importantly, she is happy.
Sprite, Adopted December 2015
Sprite was adopted by previous adopters Linda & Jim, proud owners of Chappy, Reggie, Sugar Cookie, and now Sprite.
SPRITE'S ORIGINAL STORY: At the charming age of 9 years old, Sprite was relinquished to WROC because she has diabetes. We noticed Sprite was acting a bit disoriented. Unfortunately, a common complication of diabetes in dogs is cataracts and it can develop very quickly leading to blindness – sometimes overnight! What a blessing it is that her foster mom picked up on this immediately because this is an ophthalmology emergency!
At first, we were feeling a little “down” thinking our girl just can’t catch a break. But the universe works in magical ways. It would have been a tragic outcome for Sprite had she not been turned over to WROC and being in foster care turned out to be exactly where she was supposed to be. It is so heartbreaking that these little souls can be so easily discarded when they need their person the most. She is undemanding and taking care of her is effortless. She takes her insulin shots like a true angel and enjoys just being a dog. She is playful, fun loving, and her puppy-like antics keep us smiling. She has captivated our hearts. AND now she can see!! We are so grateful to EYECARE FOR ANIMALS in Tustin, CA, Dr. Brinkis, and Dr Venturi for their excellent care.
Louis B, Forever Fostered, December 2015
Louis was brought to a Northern California shelter by his owner with a request to be euthanized because they thought he was “old”. The shelter contacted us and he was transported to WROC. He was in very bad shape and extremely thin when he arrived and he spent his first week hospitalized for pneumonia.
Louis is incontinent, deaf and partially blind so he startles very easily. Louis needs to be handled carefully and methodically so to keep him safe, he is now a WROC Forever Foster boy.
Note: Many rescues were contacted about Louis’ plight but all said they were full. We are too. But saying "no" to a senior would have guaranteed his demise simply because his owner failed him. He did nothing wrong. He aged...like we all do.
Fostering saves lives. Please consider fostering a Westie even for just a few weeks.
Buzz, Adopted November 2015 **WROC's 400th Adoption**
My new name is Teddy and I was adopted by Nancee & Kim. I am over the moon with my new family. Here's what my special Mom has to say about special little me: "Teddy fits perfectly into the dog shaped empty spot on the couch and also the one in my heart. We are so very thankful this year."
BUZZ'S ORIGINAL STORY: I found myself in the middle of the street with lots of traffic all around me. It was terrifying when one car came to a screeching stop just inches from me. The driver opened her door to see if I was ok and as I gathered my wits, I decided I needed to take action. I jumped into the car and hoped for the best. Such a nice person, she found a temporary resting place for me and then called WROC. I went to the vet for all my shots and a dental, then off to the groomers for a long overdue bath and haircut. I am dining on Highlander Hash and taking great walks in the park. And now, I cannot stop smiling. I am the happiest, sweetest boy on the planet. I am thankful for the kindness of strangers who saved me from certain death. I am looking for a loving family who I can shower with love and kisses. I am just that kinda guy. I am 8 years old, 20 pounds, my shots are current & I am neutered and microchipped
Milo, Adopted November 2015
I was adopted by Betze & Dennis. My Mom is a long time WROC Westie-rescuer and she chose me. That means I am one very special boy and now I have my very own special family. Thank you WROC for saving me and my brothers & sisters.
MILO'S ORIGINAL STORY: Milo is an adorable 9 year old neutered boy. He is doing great in his foster home, really loves being with his people and enjoys the company of other dogs. He is active and likes running around the yard chasing squirrels. He is crate, leash, & house trained. Milo is 18 pounds, neutered, shots are current and he is microchipped.
Jacob, Adopted November 2015
I was adopted by Rosa, Dante & Westie Lila. Mom said I was meant to be with them...they came to WROC's photoshoot and I was there with my foster family. Dante & I ran and played, Mom hugged and petted me, and I just knew they were my family. One week later, I went home with the best family ever. I am such a lucky dog.
JACOB'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Jacob and I am a 7-8 year old Westie boy. I was dropped off at a shelter in terrible shape. I cannot remember the last time I had a bath or a haircut. I was so matted that shelter staff shaved all my hair off. I am a very sweet boy. I love love love my people. I like to cuddle and gently play with my squeaky toys. I am crate trained & house trained. I really enjoy long walks and I am the perfect companion. I am neutered, my shots are current, and I am microchipped. I am looking for a family who will love me always. Looking forward to meeting you. XOXO Jacob
Peppermint, Adopted November 2015
Look at me now! Once my foster mom saw my very prominent under bite , it was love at first sight. Yep, that's all it took! She healed up my skin in a jiffy, bought me this stylish harness and is the best cook on the planet so I decided to stay. Happy in my new home, Peppermint
PEPPERMINT'S ORIGINAL STORY: Rumors are usually not a good thing, but this little nugget heard that WROC serves some pretty exquisite cuisine and that every day here is a spa day. Little Peppermint walked right into her new foster home and promptly stood at the bath tub, waiting for the bubbles to form and the massage to begin. Not wanting to show her back side, Peppermint has been fitted with some stylish pajamas to protect her delicate skin while we pamper her back to health. At only 12 lbs she has some weight to gain and she has started medication for her ear and eye infection as well as her skin. Peppermint is 11 years old and is so appreciative of foster care.
Molly, Adopted November 2015
I was adopted by long time Westie adopters, Janice & Kris, owners of Westies Sophie & Lilly, both senior rescues. Everyone welcomed me with open arms and I quickly fit into the pack. I am so happy with my new family and ever so grateful for my second chance. XOXO Molly
MOLLY'S ORIGINAL STORY: i just arrived from Las Vegas and I am the new show girl in town. My owners were moving and they thought what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, so they unceremoniously dumped me at the shelter. Lucky for me, WROC's ever vigilant volunteer scooped me right up. Thank you Deb! You may notice that I look a little different than the other Westies. That is because I am a close cousin of the Westies, a Cairn Terrier. I am approximately 6 years old, 18 pounds, spayed, and my shots are current. I am an easy-going sweet girl. I sleep quietly in my crate, walk happily on my leash, and play great with the Westies. I am such a catch - I will dance my way into your heart!! XOXO Molly
Maggie May, Adopted October 2015
My very special family drove a very long way to meet very special me. Mom & Dad, Cory & Shane scooped me up and we were in love. And then there is Angelina, the most fun girl a Westie could ever ask for. The icing on the cake is my new Westie sister, Tibby. My dreams have come true. XOXO Maggie May
MAGGIE MAY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Maggie May and somehow I got lost. No one could find my owners so I found myself in a big scary animal shelter. I was so lucky that WROC's volunteers found me and bailed me out really fast. I am spayed, 15 pounds, my shots are current, & I am now microchipped so I will never be lost again! I am a very active fun girl, love to walk and play and run, and I have great house manners. My little floppy ears just add to my extraordinary charm!! I am the perfect companion for an active family that has lots of time to spend with me. I am ready & waiting. XOXO Maggie May
Jack, Adopted October 2015
Jack is home! This very lucky little boy was adopted by Grace and Jean-Louis and is having the time of his life with previous WROC alums Dino and Wesley. Jack loves his toys and has a toy box in every room! He and Dino play tug-o-war with each other and love wrestling as the ever so dignified Wesley looks on.
JACK'S ORIGINAL STORY: Jack is a darling 6 year old neutered male that was in need of rescue. This little guy will steal your heart! He loves to play with all dogs and loves the dog park. He is great with older kids and has such a personality! He is looking for a home where he gets daily exercise and a lot of love.
Glory, now Sophie, Adopted October 2015
My new Mom & Dad are Jill & David and I have to tell you it was love at first sight. I took one look at them and I knew they were the family for me. I am joining the lovely Lilly and we are having the time of our lives. Mom Jill said it was just like I had always been a part of the family. I am happy, happy, happy!!! XOXO Sophie
GLORY'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am so happy. My exercise and diet are really working - just hopped off the scales and I am down to 21 pounds. I have my girly strut back. I am ready and waiting for my new family. Glory is a sweetheart. She loves to cuddle and sit close to her foster Mom. She begs to be petted by rolling over on her back and throwing her paws in the air. She is also working on her girlish figure with a new diet of Highlander Hash and daily exercise. She really enjoys walking in the park. She is crate, leash, & house trained. Glory is 8 years old, 25 pounds, spayed and her shots are current.
Sadie, Adopted October 2015
I was adopted by WROC previous adopters, Roxann, Jeff, & Westie Daisy. I love my new family and especially my Westie sister. I am ever so grateful for my happily ever after. XOXO Sadie
SADIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: Sadie is a lovebug. She enjoys her people and her foster doggies. She is crate, leash & house trained. Sadie is 7 years old, 16 pounds, spayed, and her shots are current.
Mimi, Adopted October 2015
I was adopted by Kay & Ray and they are most wonderful family for me. They love me so much and I could not have asked for more. I am the happiest girl ever. Westie Kisses, Mimi
MIMI'S ORIGINAL STORY: My skin is healed and my coat is growing back. My new diet & exercise are a magic elixir for me...I lost 6 pounds, just a few more to go. I am a beautiful Westie with a beautiful spirit. Looking forward to my forever home. Mimi is a lovely sweet girl. She is happy, fun, loves her Highlander Hash and walking in the park. Our girl is a tad overweight, but her new diet and daily exercise should have her girlish figure back in no time. She really enjoys her walks in the park. She is crate, leash, & house trained. We are working on a minor skin condition with medicated baths and vet prescribed meds. Mimi is 9 years old, 28 pounds, spayed, shots are current, and she is microchipped
Johnny Quest, now Hugo, Adopted October 2015
I was adopted by Amanda & Robert and they are the greatest. Here's what Mom has to say about me: "We adore our Hugo. He is an absolute joy and very well behaved. We are so lucky to have him! He listens well to "no" and sit; he'll even fetch and come when he's called. His favorite game is pull the rope and he loves to be part of or in the middle of whatever we're doing, even vacation laundry or work from home. (he's very helpful!). Thank you very much!!!
JQ's ORIGINAL STORY: I am just about the cutest little guy you have ever seen. I am 16 pounds, neutered, shots are current and I am microchipped. AND I just celebrated my first birthday. I am full of puppy fun and I love to run & play. I did chew up a pair of shoes, but they were left out on the floor with my other toys. Who knew they were special? I am leash, crate, and house trained. I am looking for an active, fun and patient family. I am still learning the ways of the world...after all, I am still a kid. XOXO JQ
Libby, Adopted September 2015
I was adopted by Michelle, Mark & the adorable Riley. I was very shy when I met them, but Riley picked me up, hugged me, and promised me the best new life. She was so right! I love my new family and they love me right back. XOXO Libby
LIBBY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Libby and I am a 6-7 year old Westie girl. My owners dropped me off at the shelter and I was crushed. I was a good girl and I did nothing wrong, but they did not want me. As you can see from my shelter picture, I was not taken care of and as it turns out, being in the shelter was the best thing in the world for me.
My rescue angel arrived only 2 days later, came up to me in my cage, petted me gently, and told me things were about to change. Boy was she right! I now have a clean soft bed, good food, and really nice people that take care of me. I am really sweet and love to be with my people. I am leash, crate, and house trained. My shots are current and I am microchipped. I am ready for my new life, would that be with you?
Einstein, Adopted September 2015
I was adopted by David & James, 2 of the coolest guys ever. And I have a very pretty Westie sister, Coco. We really turn heads when we go out walking. I am really happy now that I have my very own family. XOXO Einstein
EINSTEIN'S ORIGINAL STORY: Einstein has come a long way from a Las Vegas shelter. He is such a pleasure to foster. He is sweet and outgoing, loves to walk on a leash, loves romping around the dog park. He is a cool dog, potty trained, loves to lounge around the house too & just be loved. Einstein would love to have a dog companion, he really enjoys the company of other dogs. "Chase" is his favorite game. He is now ready for his forever home. Einstein is neutered, up to date on his shots
Ralphie, Adopted August 2015
My new Mom, Rhys, is just perfect for me. She is so patient and kind and takes me everywhere with her. We go to the park, to restaurants, and to the beach. I really like all the attention we get - everyone thinks I am adorable. I am so happy with my new life. Thank you everyone who helped me complete my journey home. More Kisses, Ralphie
RALPHIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am one adorable 2 year old male Westie, neutered, microchipped and current on my shots.. I am a tad shy, but I am very happy. I am learning the ways of the world and doing just great with my leash and house training. I love my Highlander Hash and I discovered that vitamins in cheese are quite good! I will wiggle and jump up and down for toys, petting, treats or just about anything. I sleep quietly in my crate but when the door is opened, I run out, ready to seize the day. My foster Mom says that it will be one lucky family who gets me. Me, I just want your time, attention & love. Drop me a line if you would like to be mine!! Great big kisses, Ralphie
Derek, Adopted August 2015
I was adopted by Jay & Rick and am joining the adorable Casie & Charlie. What a fantastic family!! My Dad went shopping to find me the biggest plush bone toy ever. I promptly destroyed it, but he promised there would be lots more. I am the happiest dog on the planet!! Love Derek
DEREK''S ORIGINAL STORY: Derek came to rescue because he had skin issues and his family didn't have time for him. This was easily remedied by medicated baths, short term meds and now he is being maintained by good food & supplements. Derek is 6 years old and acts like a puppy. He is crazy about all his foster siblings, loves to play & is smiten with toys. He is neutered, and is current on his shots. He is an absolute joy. He only requests that his new family have lots of time for him.
Tazzie, Adopted August 2015
I was adopted by Michael & Mark and Boomer & Tara. Boomer is a WROC alum and I am really happy to join him and Tara. We are quite the sight to see - 3 beautiful Westies prancing along. I am being spoiled appropriately for a little princess like me. Thank you Stephanie for the ride home. It is a wonderful new life! Tazzie
TAZZIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I just arrived at WROC. I am an adorable 6 year old girl, spayed, microchipped, and current on all my shots. I am a very sweet girl and I love to be near my people. I get along with dogs, people, kids, just about everyone. and everything I walk great on a leash and my house training is coming right along. It will be a very lucky family to adopt a wonderful girl like me.I am cute as a button, don't you think? XOXO Tazzie
Bella & Blanco, Adopted August 2015
Hi everyone, we are staying together and we have a happy life again. Our new Mom Maria drove a very long way to meet us and the very second we saw her, we knew she was the "one". We raced out to meet her, shouting our welcome. She grabbed us up and promised that she would take the best care of us and love us forever and we promised back. XOXO Bella & Blanco. Special thanks to Christyne who introduced Maria to WROC!!
B & B's ORIGINAL STORY: We are 5 & 7 year old Westies. We had the greatest Dad in the whole world, but suddenly our happy life fell apart when he passed away. The family tried to take care of us, but they lived on a big ranch with coyotes, snakes, and such. It was just too dangerous for us to be there. Lucky for us, they called WROC where we are doing very well. Our foster Mom has promised us that our lives will be happy again and we will stay together. We are a delightful duo, partners in everything we do and we love to walk in the park and bask in the sunshine. We are looking for a family who wants to spend lots of quality time with us, We promise we will love you forever! XOXO Bella & Blanco
Gunnar, Adopted July 2105
I was adopted by Zach & Josh - 2 of the greatest guys ever. When I first saw them, I just knew they were the "one", so I ran up and gave them big kisses. I am really happy in my new home, they are perfect. Gunnar
GUNNAR'S ORIGINAL STORY: Gunnar, 4-5 year old maleI was rescued from a shelter by one of WROC''s dedicated volunteers. I was so glad to see her when she bailed me out - it was such a relief to leave that scary place. My skin needs a little work, but it will be healed in no time by my WROC's amazing techniques. They are famous for healing us Westies, just ask Rex. I am 2-3 years old, 13 pounds, neutered, shots are current and I am microchipped. I am a really cute boy and I have a great personality. I know my perfect family will snatch me up. Hugs & Kisses, Gunnar
Belle, now Bella, Adopted July 2015
I was adopted by Kristen & Christopher. They are perfect for me. They are everything that I asked for, fun, attentive and they love me to pieces!! I am the happiest girl ever thanks to WROC. Lots of Westie Kisses, Bella
BELLE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I came to WROC because, sadly, my family could not keep me anymore. They drove all the way from San Diego to Orange County because they knew that WROC would take care of me and never let me down. I am very grateful because my foster home is great. I discovered Highlander Hash the first night and it is the best food ever!
I am a sweet, active girl, 20 pounds, microchipped, spayed, and my shots are current. I love walking in the park and playing with my squeaky toys. I would like to request an active family that has time to spend and play with me. I have lots of love to give you! XOXO Belle
Monica, now Madison, Adopted June 2015
I was adopted by Victoria & Tom and Westie Jack. My new name is Madison, Maddie to my friends. I just knew the right family would come for me. Thank you WROC for finding them for me. XOXO Maddie
MONICA'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Monica and I am a 5 year old, spayed female. My family gave me up because my Mom had health issues and there was little time for me. But I am a happy go lucky girl and in no time I made myself right a home in my foster digs. I am enjoying the frequent walks in the park and I love Highlander Hash. I am leash, house, and crate trained. I can sit and shake and will offer you my left paw then my right for a really tasty treat! My coat is cut really short, but that will grow out in no time. I am a bubbly energetic girl and you can see from my picture how cute I am. I am looking for an active family who will spend lots of time with me. XO Monica
Amy, now Piper, Adopted June 2015
I was adopted by Andrea, and dog pals, Ellie & Champ. My new name is Piper. What a great Mom who drove so far just to meet me. It was love a first sight and I am really happy to live near the beach. This is the second chance that I was hoping for. Thank you Betze & Karen for helping me along my journey. XOXO Piper
AMY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My new name is Amy and I am so glad WROC came and bailed me out of the shelter. I could not get a wink of sleep with all the noise. I am calming down now that I can run and stretch my legs. The food is also so much better and a soft bed is really comfy. My manners are improving, I am working on my leash and house training. I love all the dogs here, but not sure they really love me. They forget how it was for them when they first arrived alone and scared, but I am winning them over. I am trying not to jump around and land on anyone's head or back, but it sure is hard when I am so happy to see everyone. I am ready for my new home so please send your application now!! XOXO Amy
PS I am 3-4 years old, current on all my shots and microchipped.
Johnny, Adopted June 2015
I was adopted by Patty, who is a friend of previous adopters Larry & Liz. What a great referral and a great Mom. I love living in southern California and I love my new home!! XOXO Johnny
JOHNNY'S ORIGINAL STORY: When I was young, I was told, That Westie puppies should be bold. So I hold my head high, point my tail to the sky, and many exclaim “what a handsome guy!”.
What happened, I’m not sure, It’s very much a blur. But Britanny rescued me in Las Vegas, such a caring WROC girl. She gave me a ride to the vet, you see, because I was quite sick and needed meds to fix me.
I’m all better now and wondering why all this could happen to such a sweet guy? I need a new home with a yard to roam free. Won’t you please consider adopting me? Love, Johnny
PS, I am neutered, microchipped, shots are current & an all around great guy!
Lilly, Adopted June 2015
I was adopted by Tom, Pennie & WROC's Ivy. I am SO happy to have such a great family. Here's what my new Dad has to say: "We cannot say thanks enough for thinking about us when you first heard about this precious little girl! We didn't get her to replace Rosemary, but to help Ivy with her loneliness and to give Lilly the love and care she deserves, in Rosemary's honor. I'll stop there & just say it again, THANK YOU! Tom, Pennie & Ivy"
LILLY'S ORIGINAL STORY: I do not know what happened, but I found myself lost and without my family. It was very scary and I wandered for so many days and nights. I was so tired when the nicest lady called out gently to me. I ran to her, she scooped me up, and took me home. She spent a month trying to find my owners to no avail and then she called WROC. Yipee, I am having a grand time here. I am a 1-2 year old Westie mix. I only weigh 10 pounds, but I have a big Westie personality. I love being with people and I am sweet as sweet can be! Great Big Kisses, Lilly
Molly, Adopted May 2015
I was adopted by Lucinda & Milo, the nicest Mom & Dad ever. They are experienced Westie owners and took one look at me and their fate was sealed. I have that effect on people & they are now wrapped around my paw. XO Molly
MOLLY'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Molly and I am a 12 year old 14 pound female Westie. My elderly owner was in hospice and didn't leave clear provisions for me. No one in the family wanted me but I did not really care and moved on gracefully to a much better place. My foster mom took me to the vet and I had a much needed dental and all my veterinary needs taken care of by WROC and I am happy for the first time in a very long time. It's amazing what a little love and regular vet care will do for a girl. My shots are now current, I am spayed and microchipped. I went to the beauty salon and they restored me to my beautiful self. My foster Mom tells me all the time that I am the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. She promised me that no one will ever let me down again. I am now healthy & quite the independent little girl. I will bring a smile to your face because being loved is all that I needed. XOXO Molly
NOTE FROM WROC...Remember Molly's story and always make provisions for your pets should something happen and you are unable to take care them. Molly's fate could have turned out quite differently.
Pudge, Adopted May 2015
I've come a long way looking for my forever home and I found it with Steve, Vicki and the beautiful Brody, who is also from the WROC family. There is nothing like going home with previous adopters who know all about us Westies! I am one happy doggie. XOXO Pudge
PUDGE'S ORIFINAL STORY: We are relieved that Pudge is now with rescue where he will get everything he needs. Pudge is 10 years old and spent his days and nights in a backyard where temperatures dipped in the low 40's and days sweltered in the high 90's. He loves to love on people and if full of kisses. He prefers to sleep on the big bed, and he loves his food. He sings under his breath while his meals are being prepared. He experienced the dog park for the first time and had a grand time with the community, he just might be a ball chaser. Toys are new to him but there is plenty to get him acquainted. If you are looking for a mellow, happy & sweet dog, this is the one!
Wally, Adopted May 2015
I landed the most perfect home with David! It was such a fun day meeting my forever Dad, playing with all the westies that came before me and I've settled in to my new life with ease. My new dad says "We've had an amazing first week of pure bliss! I feel like I've had Wally his whole life!" Thank you WROC and especially to my foster mom Susan for giving me my second chance. Because of you, my future is secure, bright and full of love. Love Wally
WALLY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Meet Wally, a cute little bundle of joy! Wally if full of puppy energy and his coat has grown out so he is now ready for his first Westie cut! Wally is between 1 to 2 years old, neutered, up to date on his shots and he is microchipped. At approximately 13 lbs, Wally loves to pick cherry tomatoes off the tomato plant, loves to play a good ol game of fetch, thinks he walks on water, but most of all he LOVES to sit in your lap. He does wonderfully well with all the other dogs in his foster home, sleeps soundly at night and as all good Westies, loves meal time!
Skippy, Adopted May 2015
I was adopted by previous adopters Jerome & Mark. My Cairn brother Pepper & I have become the best of friends. We play and play and play. Thanks WROC - Life is GREAT!! XOXO Skippy
SKIPPY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi! Skippy here, I am the one you've been waiting for. I just had my first birthday and my family was not available to give me the attention I need, so WROC welcomed me with open arms. I'm full of energy and my foster mom thinks I'm pretty smart. It learned how to use the doggie door in my foster home in 1 day.
I love to play. I can toss my toys in the air and catch them all by myself. I play well with my foster brother and I walk really nicely on the leash. If I'm speaking to your heart, please put your application in quickly. I'm a charmer and will be snatched up in no time. Much love and many kisses, Skippy
Truman, Adopted May 2015
I have been adopted by Felipe, Jonathan and the lovely Pearl, also a WROC westie. I could not have found a better home! Forever Loved, Truman
TRUMAN'S ORIGINAL STORY: Truman is an amazing 9 10 year old boy that came to rescue because his family had a baby. He is a lovely little guy that gets along beautifully with all the Westies in the house and he is especially fond of walks and the dog park. Truman loves everybody! He is trusting, sweet, gentle and polite. He does his best to get all the Westies to play with him and he recently discovered tree squirrels which gave him the time of his life. Truman isn't sure what to do with the toy box but as he settles in, his curiosity is getting the best of him. There is no other place he would rather be than in your lap. He is potty trained, neutered and microchipped.
Sami, Adopted April 2015
I am here to tell you that really good things come to those who wait! I waited patiently for just the right family and they appeared right before my very eyes. Inder & Julie wanted to give me that special home that I was looking for and I am eternally grateful. They are the most wonderful Mom & Dad EVER!
SAMI'S ORIGINAL STORY: Sami's owners left him in a Las Vegas shelter. He was neglected, sick and very tired. The shelter kept him for only 3 days and scheduled him for euthanasia. WROC's friends in Las Vegas jumped into action, pulling him from the shelter just in time. His journey began, travelling from Nevada to California with so many people rallying to help this Westie boy.
Sami is a sweet, gentle boy who enjoys his walks and especially his food! He loves to be with his people and he enjoys his Westie companions. He is 12 years old, neutered and current on all his shots. This is a very special senior boy and we are looking for a family that will have lots of time and love for him. He deserves the very best happily ever after!!
Murphy, Adopted April 2015
I was adopted by Beverly, Derek, Nick & Dylan and Westie Cash. I am so happy to have such a wonderful home. Cash & I play all the time and the boys are a lot of fun too! Thank you WROC for my second chance! XOXO Murphy
MURPHY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Hi there, my name is Murphy and I am a 4 year old, 18 pound Scottie boy. My shots are current, I am neutered, and I am microchipped. My elderly owner could not take care of me and sadly, there was no family to take me, so I ended up with WROC. I am a happy go lucky Scottie, love hanging out with the Westies, even though I am the odd man out! I will sit by your side, or in your lap, whichever you prefer. If you are looking for a beautiful sweet Scottie, then I am your man, REALLY. I am here waiting patiently for you. XOXO Murphy
Scooter, Adopted April 2015
Woo hoo, I was adopted by previous adopter's Alan & Barbara & the coolest Westie ever, Wiley. I am so excited to join this wonderful family. I am the happiest Westie on the planet!
Wild Puppy Licks & Kisses, Scooter
SCOOTER'S ORIGINAL STORY: Scooter is 6 months old, his shots are current, he is microchipped and neutered. He is a smart puppy and well on his way to being house trained, crate trained and leash trained. He is full of adorable puppy energy. He loves everythng and everyone. He dances on his back legs whenever meeting a new person, dog, or kid. He loves walking in the park and his Highlander Hash is a favorite food already. This little guy will make you smile. He is an absolute delight!
Thor, Adopted & Forever Fostered March 2015
Our sweet Thor spent a year in foster care, was adopted and then was returned because he didn't quite fit in. Shortly after he came back to WROC, he was diagnosed with Westie Lung Disease (Pulmonary Fibrosis). For that reason, Thor will stay with his original foster family within our Forever Foster Program where treatment will focus on support and controlling the symptoms to enhance the quality of life. We felt this was best for Thor because upon his return, he was withdrawn and depressed and we didn't want him to go through another significant change with his condition.
It is important to note that Thor is happy again and has an abundance of squeaker Kong balls which makes his world go around.
Sofie, Adopted February 2015
It worked - my wishes came true!! I got the best family with previous adopters Amber, Mark and Westie Oliver. They are patient and understanding & I love all of them and they love me. I am finally home. Thankful Westie Kisses, Sofie
SOFIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am an adorable 6 year old, 14 pound, spayed female Westie. My shots are current and I have sparkly clean teeth from my recent dental cleaning. My life has been hard. My original owner left me outside in a pen and did not care whether it was too hot or too cold. I am a strong girl, but this just about broke my spirit. One day, two really nice guys came for me and life with them was much better. But their circumstances changed and I had to move again, this time to WROC. I am still shy and will need a gentle, caring, and patient family. My fondest wish, and I am wishing really hard, is to have my own home where I can feel happy and safe. XOXO Sofie
Maddy, Adopted February 2015
I was adopted by Sherry and I am moving to San Diego!! I am such a lucky girl, nothing like beach living in sunny Southern California. XOXO Maddy
MADDY'S ORIGINAL STORY: Meet Maddy, an incredibly fun Westie girl! Maddy was loved deeply and very well taken care of but unfortunately her owner's medical needs prevented Maddy from getting the attention she deserves. So they did the most loving thing by bringing her to WROC.
Maddy loves toys and loves chasing balls. She is sweet, tenacious, and an all around beautiful girl. She loves the other Westies and settled in her foster home immediately. Maddy is spayed, current on her shots and microchipped.
Codie, Adopted February 2015
I got my fabulous new family, previous WROC adopters Louis & Charlene, and Phinney, my new big brother. They think I am a very cool dog and I think the same about them. I am so happy, they are all mine!!! The Biggest Westie Kisses Ever, Codie
CODIE'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Codie and I am a 6 year old, 20 pound, neutered male Westie. I have a brand new sparkling smile since I just had my teeth cleaned, my shots are current, and I am microchipped. I came to WROC because my kids grew up and the family had no time for me. Their loss really because I am quite the catch. I am a fun loving strong boy. I really enjoy long walks and hanging out with my people. If you have the time, you could be mine!!! Big Westie Kisses, Codie
Pepper, Adopted February 2015
I was adopted by Jerome & Mark and I am one happy pup! They are the greatest and know all about us terriers. The minute I laid eyes on my new Dad, I knew I found my family. Thank you WROC & SW Cairn Rescue for the helping hand. Sparkling kisses, Pepper
PEPPER'S ORIGINAL STORY: Oops, I am not white...that's because I am a good looking Cairn Terrier, very close cousin of the Westie. I came to WROC because my family could not take care of me. It was upsetting at first, but hey. I am a terrier and we are a resilient breed. I am a beautiful active boy, less than 2 years old, still a baby really. I am neutered, shots are current and I am microchipped. I like to play, run & walk. I enjoy the company of my foster Westies and my foster Mom & Dad. My coat was clipped really short, but it will grow back in no time. I am hoping for a family who has time to spend with me, one that will teach me the ways of the world. I am a diamond in the rough. I promise I will sparkle for you!
Henri, Adopted January 2015
I was adopted by a great family, Sharon & Sal. They take care of my every wish - lots of walks, great food, and toys abound. Mom keeps saying they love me to pieces and the feeling is mutual. XOXO Henri
HENRI'S ORIGINAL STORY: My name is Henri and I am a 5 year old, 20 pound neutered male. My owners could not keep me anymore because they said they had too many dogs in their house. I did not understand, how could that be, I tried really hard to be a good dog, I was heartbroken, but WROC welcomed me with open arms and very carefully healed my broken heart. I now run with the pack and play happily with my toys. I am a very sweet Westie. I give soft kisses and gentle nudges so you know I am there. I would like a family that has plenty of time to spend with me and lots of love to go around. Henri
Mikey, now Bruin, Adopted January 2015
Wow, everything worked out great for me! I was adopted by good friends of WROC, Karen, Jim, and the lovely Westie Lacy. Mom says I am the sweetest boy ever and they are thrilled to have me as part of their family.
I am such a lucky boy and ever so grateful for my new life! I always give sweet Westie kisses. Bruin
MIKEY'S ORIGINAL STORY: I was lost and ended up in a scary shelter. I was so frightened that I just huddled in the back of my cage. I did not know it, but WROC was watching me and as soon as I was available, my rescue angel came for me on New Years eve. What a great way to start the new year! I am now back to being my fun, active self. I love to play & chase my ball. I am 2-3 years old, 18 pounds, and neutered.
Ace, now Charles, Adopted January 2015
My new name is Charles and I was adopted by a Westie savvy Mom & Dad, Sharon & Robert. I have a Westie sister, Katie and she is showing me the ropes of my new home. They are taking care of my every need and I am a very happy Westie. Mom writes: "Charles is doing wonderfully and really becoming part of the family. He is such a good dog & so well loved.
ACE'S ORIGINAL STORY: I am an adorable 3 year old Westie, 19 pounds, leash trained and house trained. I have skin issues that my previous owners were not prepared to deal with, but thankfully they called WROC. I received my first soft bristle scrub bath with medicated shampoo and special meds to heal my skin. I love my special diet made with fish and vegetables. I’m looking for a home where I won’t be left alone for long periods. I get along well with the other Westie in my foster home. I promise, I will be the “Ace of your heart.”
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