Homeless Dogs Need Your Help

NAWR rescues 30-40 Westies and small terriers every year. Help us rescue more.

There’s never been a better time to volunteer for North Atlantic Westie Rescue. As the largest Westie Rescue in northeastern United States, we have developed expertise in rescuing dogs with complex medical and behavioral health needs. We rescue Westies, Scotties, Cairns, Yorkies, mini-Schnauzers and more. Consider fostering, driving, raising money or volunteering your special talents to this special cause today!

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Who are we?

North Atlantic Westie Rescue is tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping Westies in need. We believe every dog deserves a forever home where they can be the best dog they can be.

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Urgent Cause

Lulu Belle Needs Surgery!

Lulu Belle is a retired breeding dog who needs surgery to remove a mammary tumor and other suspicious tissue in the surrounding area. We urgently need to do surgery and this means raising funds for this procedure and her spay....
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Meet Our Adoptable Dogs

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Dogs in Foster Care

Our dogs in foster care and getting ready for adoption. Check out their stories!
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Our Fundraising Auction is underway! Check it out by following the link below in the comments. ... See MoreSee Less

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It's almost time! Are you ready to start bidding? Follow the link in the comments to see the cool new items that were added today and help us raise funds for Westies in need. Bidding starts at Midnight! ... See MoreSee Less

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NAWR is holding an online FUNDRAISING AUCTION from August 21st to August 28th.

All proceeds will go to helping Westies currently in our program, as well as allowing us to take in new Westies in need of our help.

Join our Auction Group by clicking the link in the comments below and check out some of the great items that have already been donated! If you would like to contribute an item to the auction, we are still taking donations. Read the pinned post on the Auction Page for more information on donating and bidding, and please invite your friends!
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Our Dogs Need You!

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Become a part of NAWR. Together, we
can save many dogs from homelessness.

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Featured Video

This month, we honor the memory of Scout who passed on to Rainbow Bridge in early 2016.