"Within the heart of every homeless Westie lies the simple desire to be loved." --Angie Gittles, Co-Founder, Maryland Westie Rescue

Winky the Westie


JOIN US!! Wine & Fleas Fundraiser May 21, 2017

Our 2017 Wine & Fleas event will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Barrel Oak Winery, Delaplane, VA. Join us for lunch, wine tasting, silent auction, door prizes, Westie boutique and more! For more information and a registration form, visit our Wine & Fleas page.



For the Love of Westies

      Maryland Westie Rescue was founded in 2007 by a small, all-volunteer group of people dedicated to saving West Highland White Terriers (Westies) in Maryland and the surrounding states. We'd like to extend a special "thank you" and to recognize the love and dedication of our volunteers, foster families, and those who have been willing to open their hearts and homes to a rescue dog. And remember,
"it's all about the Westies!"

Be sure to check out our Online Adoption Application!

Postage For Paws

Postage For Paws MWR is having a Forever Stamp Drive!

Simply send us a book (or 2 or 3...) of Forever Stamps! Why Forever Stamps, you ask? Because, they can be used at the current first-class postage rate at any time, regardless if the postage rates go up (which they will). You can buy them now, and they will be good FOREVER without having to add any extra postage. Seriously!


Rescued Hearts

Taking care of rescue dogs
Is something I do best.
I know because I've done it,
And I've surely passed the test.
The dogs I've bathed, the food I've fed,
The vacuuming I've done,
And all to watch a frightened soul
Sit dreaming in the sun.
My own dogs I've neglected,
But I tell them everyday
That I love and cherish each of them
Though a new dog's come to stay.
I know they understand this,
For in their eyes I see
The love that I have given them
Come shining back at me.
Some people think I'm crazy,
Some others think I'm great.
But very few can understand,
What really is at stake.
If I can love and help a dog
To find a better way,
My own life is much richer,
I look forward to each new day.
So now you know my secret,
It's there for all to see,
The love I give, the life I save,
I do it all for me.

~Kathleen Parsons~


Maryland Westie Rescue

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