The purpose of the Great Lakes Westie Rescue, Inc. (GLWR, Inc.) is to provide rescue activities and services for West Highland White Terriers from shelters, breeding facilities, auctions, owner surrendered, and any other Westie finding itself in need of such services. GLWR, Inc.'s provided activities and services include, but are not limited to: pick up and transport of Westies; evaluation of Westies; fostering, rehabilitation and training of Westies; soliciting and screening of adoptive permanent homes and placement in approved homes; and the education of the public about the nature of the Westie and responsible Westie care and ownership.
We are a midwest rescue for West Highland White Terriers. Our adoption services cover Indiana, Ohio, southern Michigan and northeastern Illinois. To begin our adoption process, please submit an application at the link below. We require references and a home visit, then a meet 'n greet with your potential new family member, before a final adoption decision is reached. Please be sure you reside in our area of coverage before submitting an application. We also encourage you to research the Westie breed and be certain that these terriers are a good match for your home and lifestyle.