8 Year Old Female in Southern California Needs a home

Lillie needs to find a home where she is the only dog.  She is very driven by dog toys and balls and doesn't play nicely with them.  She is warm and cuddly with people, as long as she is not distracted by toys.  She is in a temporary situation - and they will adopter her from their facility - contact Carlene King, dogspotca@gmail.com760-630-3647 .

Darby is waiting for you in Kentucky!


My name is Darby and I am looking for a forever home. For the last year, until rescued in December, I lived in the backyard of a house in Lexington (KY). I was left behind when my "temporary" mother moved. A neighbor fed me, but it was pretty lonely in that backyard, really hot and then really cold when winter and the snow came. I'm in a real "Welsh" home now and wonderfully clean "inside and out." My rescue parents are good to me, but they have a "basketball team" of dogs already so I think I need parents of my own.

I admit to being a "big boy" of almost 31 pounds, but I'm not obese. I'm really just a big, "cuddly bear." They say I am about 6-7 years old and my new vet agrees. I've been diagnosed with dry eye, but my vet has that under control.

Take a look at me in my new winter coat. Don't I look handsome?

I have had all my shots and I am ready for adoption. Please call or email if you would like to have me as your new friend. And, of course, make sure you have an adoption application on file with WTCARES, please.

Right now, I am living with Peggy and Tony Gaughan. You may reach them at 859-241-1051 or apgaughan@aol.com. I really want to watch the leaves change and celebrate the coming holidays in my very own home. Are you my forever home?


Greet the New Day with Kikka

Kikka is a lovely senior female girl, small in size, and located in North Carolina. Originally from Finland, Kikka is an active senior at nearly 14 years of age. She loves to play with her toys, sit in laps, and snuggle with loved ones. She is in excellent health, but insists on going outside early each morning - generally by 6:30 a.m. - to "take care of business."

Kikka was raised with children. She is being rehomed because of changes in her family. While she is currently staying in a home kennel, she would much rather be in her own home. Kikka does need to be an only dog.

WTCARES is working with Kikka's current family to find her a new home. If you are interested in giving her the home she deserves after many loyal years, please contact Bob and Pat Peters at 918-556-6828 or by email at petlpat@aol.com. The Peters are easiest to reach by phone in the evenings.

Meet Joan Jett (JJ)

JJ is a young female pulled from a shelter in western Kansas. She is likely no more than two years old and weighs between 17 and 18 pounds. She is in good shape, with a natural tail and a hard black jacket.

Picked up as a stray, JJ will need some time to learn to trust people and to live indoors. She is not yet house trained, untested with cats, and unsure around other dogs. She wants to play with others, but doesn't quite know how to go about it. However, she loves exploring and running in the yard, and acts just like a young terrier - play bows, butt tucks and full out excitement about life. She also expresses her desire to get out of her crate by howling!

JJ will need love and patience to bloom into the beautiful little dog now hiding on the inside. She is often happy and her tail wags easily. JJ is located in Oklahoma. Please complete an application and send it to Paula Joseph-Johnson at blkntan@mac.com

Tax-Deductible Contributions

On behalf of WTCARES, I would like to thank everyone who has helped us in our mission to assist Welsh terriers in need. Without your kindness and generosity it just would not be possible.

We have seen the numbers of Welshes needing rescue and rehoming grow greatly over the years. While we are still doing many rehoming of dogs from one home to another, we have seen more and more dogs coming to us from shelters and puppy mills. These are often the dogs who need us most. They require vet expenses to cover everything from shots to operations to teeth care and their fostering period is often longer getting them ready for, and finding, the right home.

Recently, we took in six puppy mill dogs, including an eight week old puppy. Everything that needs to be done medically will be taken care of. When the phone rings or we get an email, we never know if we might need to help one dog or twenty. We need always to be able to say, “Yes, we can take them and we can help.”

Please remember WTCARES and its work with your continuing support.
Lyn Hollis

Now Tax Deductible!

WTCARES is now a "charitable trust" of the Welsh Terrier Club of America with 501C status. This means that donations to WTCARES are now tax-deductible on Federal income tax returns. The trust ID number is 20-8443410.

In many cases, donations can be eligible for employer matching fund. WTCARES can also be designated to receive donations through the United Fund and Community Fund organizations.

Your donations are greatly appreciated and may be sent to:

WTCARES c/o Lyn Hollis
164 North Forrest Avenue
Camden, TN 38320