Dogs looking for a new home

If you would like to offer one of the following dogs a home please read our adoption process page, then contact us for more information or to arrange a visit on 086 8500131 or 086 3862714. Viewing at our rescue centre is by appointment only.


Toby is a male neutered Collie approx. 2/3 years old. He is a shy, inexperienced fella who had been living on a farm when his owner died. A kind lady took him in and brought him to us so he can find his forever home. He is a little hand…Read More →


Milly is a 2 and a half year old Collie. She is very friendly and gets on very well with the other dogs. Unfortunately she has endless energy and is the reason she is being homed. The owners have been told that she has a working dog nature so an…Read More →


Buddy the Lab was found as a stray in west cork. Despite numerous attempts to find his owners with posters and his picture on all the social media sites no one has come forward for this poor fella. He was obviously a beloved pet at some stage. He is a…Read More →


Olive is a beautifully natured 6 month old lab x collie. She was found as a stray and has slotted in to kennel life well, enjoying the company and play time with the other dogs. She is a real sweetheart, she walks well on a lead and also is very…Read More →


Finn is approx. 10 months old male spaniel x collie. He has a very sweet nature and walks well on the lead and has pretty good recall off lead around the rescue fields. He has medium to high level energy so will need an active home.


Mellow is approx. 2/3 years old. He is a beautiful large lurcher with a fantastic temperament. He is extremely loving with people and loves to give everyone hugs and kisses. He walks well on the lead and gets along well with other dogs. He does however suffer from separation anxiety…Read More →


Jamie needs a permanent foster or a home. He is approx 12 years old, he has lived with an older man who has sadly passed away and this man loved his dogs. We stepped in to help and Jamie is now in foster till he finds a home. He is…Read More →


Quincy is an approx. 3/4 year old male Collie. He is great with other dogs. He is highly food motivated and loves playing fetch. He can be shy around people at first but loves cuddles once he knows them. If you would like to meet Quincy, please contact the rescue…Read More →


Belle is an approx.. 2 year old female lab x. She gets on great with other dogs. She is great on and off lead. She is not suitable for a home with young children.  If you are interested in meeting belle, please contact the rescue on 0868500131


Meri is a little female JRT. She is a lovely natured lady who loves people and is great on lead and off lead. She can be a bit bossy with other dogs so may be best as the only dog in the home or with another calm tolerant dog. She…Read More →


Sky is a 6 year old male Husky.  He is a very friendly boy, who gets on great with dogs and people.  He is a typical Husky who does enjoy a bit of a chat every so often.  He loves going for walks and exploring, and is great on lead. …Read More →


Rocco is a one year old, male , neutered Lurcher. Rocco is our hero of the month here at West Cork Animal Welfare Group as he very gallantly donated some of his blood for an emergency operation at Riverview vets in Bandon. As you can see he has a little…Read More →


Cookie is an approx. 1 year old female spaniel x.  She is a very friendly, energetic girl.  She loves people and other dogs, both male and female.  She will need some work on her lead training as she can be quite strong.  If you would like to meet Cookie, please…Read More →


Our beautiful faith has been at the rescue for some time now and we feel she is ready to share her love with a family of her own. Faith came to us a number of months ago after she had been hit by a lorry on the N71 , a…Read More →


Roxy is a two year old female GSD X Collie. Roxy is a large dog with tons of playful energy so will need an active home possibly with another active dog. She is a friendly, well behaved girl but is strong on the lead, thank goodness for her excellent behaviour…Read More →


Kirby is almost 3 years old. She is a mixed breed dog who is looking for very special owners who are wiling to continue the slow rehabilitation process that has started with WCAWG. Her difficulties are due to neglect and a complete lack of human contact for her formative years.…Read More →


Maggie is a 2 year old Lab collie mix. She is a loving dog who gets along well with other dogs but will need a home with an experienced owner who has the time to continue her training as she can be a bit nervous and inexperienced. She is strong…Read More →

Josie & Joey

Josie & Joe are Jack Russell Terriers. We would like to home this older couple together as they have always lived together. While Joey is very cuddly and friendly, Josie is very timid of new people and so will need a home with someone who is experienced with nervous dogs.…Read More →


Sully is an approx. 12 week old German Shepherd x collie. He will be a medium to large dog when fully grown. He will need someone who has the time to train him and give him the exercise he will need. If you would be interested in meeting Sully, please…Read More →


Lexi is a 5 month Beagle x Collie. She is just the sweetest girl, loves cuddles and other dogs. She is an energetic dog so will need an active home but we feel she will fit in well with any family. Would probably do best with a companion dog to…Read More →


Sooty is a male, 2 year old Lab Collie X. He is a real sweet heart with a very gentle nature. He walks well on the lead and loves his walks. He hasn’t had the comforts of a real home yet but we feel will blossom with a family of…Read More →

Pheobe – REHOMED

Pheobe is a female Rottie approx. 18 months old. She came to the rescue with her sisters, Amber and Heather. They have had a bit of a rough start in life as they were kept in a very small yard chained to a small container for shelter for the first…Read More →

Dogs needing homes that are not at our rescue centre

Due to a lack of space at our kennels, the dogs listed below are either with the people who found them or with their owners who are looking to re-home them. For more information about the following dogs or to make arrangements to see them, please phone or email the contact listed against each dog. Please note that as these animals are not in the direct care of WCAWG the responsibility for rehoming and back up resides with the person rehoming them.


Cooper is a nearly 2 year old Setter/Retriever cross. He came to live with his foster family over a year ago now and they are looking to source the best forever home possible for this beautiful boy. Cooper is a very active, enthusiastic spirited young dog who needs to be…Read More →


Flick is a female Labrador cross who is 7 years old and spayed. She has a lovely temperament, loves children, cuddles and her walks and gets on great with other dogs. Unfortunately she doesn’t like cats or birds. Please contact Jacqui on 0851476193


Merle is a young male, neutered collie. Merle needs a rural environment well away from town and traffic and needs to be restrained around joggers and cyclists as he exhibits typical collie herding and chasing behaviour. Ideally someone with plenty of time wide open space as well as a contained…Read More →


Simba is an approx. 9 year old male Labrador.  He is a very loving dog and great with children.  He is very strong on lead and high energy.  He also enjoys the company of people and is happy to relax in front of the fire.  He does need to have…Read More →


Zimmy is an 8 year old German Shepherd. He is neutered and fully vaccinated. He gets on with small dogs but not big male dogs. He is fine with cats, chickens and cows. He can be a bit boisterous with playing sometimes so he needs someone who knows the breed.…Read More →


Max is a very playful and affectionate, light-built 2.5 year old Border Collie. Neglected on a apiary/ sheep farm he was rescued after he got attacked by a swarm of bees. With beestings all over his body, the vet treated Max for shock and decided he couldn’t go back to…Read More →


Ellie is an 8 year old sheepdog, she has a very loving nature and loves lots of attention. Unfortunately she has had a falling out with the other dog that she lives with and they can no longer live together. Ellie would be well suited to being an only dog…Read More →


Ramona is a lurcher, possibly 5-6 years old. She is a great, great dog. She is calm, clever and able to figure out stuff in no time at all, and she would talk to you with those beautiful eyes. She is good with other dogs and sweet and affectionate with…Read More →


This is Lady, she is a spayed female Jrt approx. 6 years old. She is very energetic, loves going for walks on the lead and loves to be cuddled and rubbed. She a very healthy dog, Lady does not like other dogs and so would love to be homed with…Read More →


Kelli is a happy and vivacious little cross breed, we think she is about two. She is good with other dogs and people, loves to be at your side and completely involved in whatever you are up to on the day. She is a zazzy girl, has shown quite a…Read More →


Jack is looking for a new home as his current owners are now spending alot of time abroad due to work commitments. Jack is approx 8 years old and is a much loved pet, he loves his walks and would sit on your lap for the day if he would…Read More →


Suzie is a very sweet and very devoted little collie girl. We think she is between three to four years old, and she is spayed and chipped. Suzie has had several changes in her life, none of which have suited her sensitive nature, and all of which have left her…Read More →


Cairo Cairo is a dog that was born to be someone’s constant companion. He’s about five, so well passed the puppy stage, has a lovely steady nature and a relaxed outlook on life. He has come from a difficult past but has proven himself to be a well socialised and…Read More →