Westie Rescue Centres

Written by Jeff Cuckson


The aim of a Westie rescue centre such asrepparttar one at: http://www.westierescuescheme.org.uk/ is for rescuing and re-housing unwanted westie dogs.

There are many other westie rescue sites such asrepparttar 146712 one at: http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/IL112.html

from Missouri - Illinois Representative welcomes you! Working in cooperation withrepparttar 146713 Westie Rescue of Missouri, we offer a second, third, whatever chance it is, to all Terriers, including Scottish, of all ages and health.

A lovely site is: http://www.wisconsinwestierescue.com/. Itís motto is ď Changing Lives One Westie At A TimeĒ

Please supportrepparttar 146714 rescue sites and centres if possible. They are committed to assisting every West Highland white terrier in need of a new home.

http://www.heartlandwestierescue.org - The purpose of Heartland Westie Rescue, Inc. is to locate, foster, rehabilitate and place any Westie that is without a home.

http://www.geocities.com/whwt_soc_of_ct/rescue.html - This lovely website is from Connecticut. They are committed to assisting every West Highland white terrier in need of a new home.

http://www.angelfire.com/la2/LouisianaRescue - Another rescue site which I feel privileged to include. Their mission is to find safe loving homes for Westies.

http://www.westieclubamerica.com/rescue - The Mission is to support and guide those Terrier Clubs of America, affiliated individuals and groups who rescue, foster, rehabilitate, and find new and permanent homes for unwanted Terriers.

http://www.westierescueca.com - This site is from California, a not-for-profit-organization is active in providing breed education, rescue, fostering, medical and adoption services for abused, abandoned, neglected and/or homeless Westies. Loverepparttar 146715 watermark onrepparttar 146716 site.

http://www.westierescuecanada.com - National, not-for-profit Canadian organization, founded and run by volunteers to help homeless and displaced Westies find permanent and loving new homes. Funded entirely by private donations and fundraising efforts on behalf of our volunteers. The lovely photo of a missing Westie touched me.

http://www.capitalpaws.com/westierescue - Westie Rescue for greater Washington is a not-for-profit, volunteer group, which assists any Westie in need.

West Highland White Terrier - Picking the Right Breeder

Written by Jeff Cuckson


Do you want a Westie as a pet? What are your expectations? What do you know aboutrepparttar breed? You take time out to know these answers.

Knowing your motives and being sufficiently educated aboutrepparttar 146711 breed, is key to gettingrepparttar 146712 dog thatís right for you. It will also guide you in pickingrepparttar 146713 right breeder, fromrepparttar 146714 many West Highland White breeders around.

Your breeder should:

1. Be a member torepparttar 146715 following:repparttar 146716 West Highland White Terrier Club of America, a regional Westie club, or an all-breed club. Membership to all these organizations is ideal, but itís not a strict requirement. It does indicate that they are committed to knowing all there is forrepparttar 146717 breed, and responsibilities attached.

2. Be concerned about what kind of buyer you are, and to whom they sell their dogs. This is a good indication thatrepparttar 146718 breeder isnít after a quick profit but genuinely concerned in doing what is right for bothrepparttar 146719 dog and you.

3. Will allow you access torepparttar 146720 puppy, so you can have this examined by a veterinarian. The veterinarian is a reliable third party who can give yourepparttar 146721 real situation with regards to health ofrepparttar 146722 puppy. It also gives both you andrepparttar 146723 breeder,repparttar 146724 assurance aboutrepparttar 146725 condition ofrepparttar 146726 puppy upon sale.

4. Willingly give you references about their clientele list, names of other breeders andrepparttar 146727 veterinarians who provide care for these dogs.

5. Be knowledgeable aboutrepparttar 146728 breed, because buying a Westie is notrepparttar 146729 end of it. Youíll still need expert advice when it comes to such problems as health, feeding or even socialization issues. A dedicated breeder whoíll remind you to returnrepparttar 146730 dog to them, should you decide to not to keep it, later on.

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