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.


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 →


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 →


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 →


Squiggles in an approx. 1 year old scruffy terrier.  She is a young lively dog. She is energetic and loves her walks, she is doing well on the lead.  She gets on great with other dogs both male and female.  If you would be interested in meeting squiggles, please contact…Read More →


Kelsie is a female Pom approx. 18 months old. She is a special little girl who has a very nervous disposition. We have been working on her behaviourally trying to build her confidence with new people and new situations. While she has done very well in her foster home and…Read More →


Patch is a young male Jrt approx. 7 months old. He is a real puppy and so will need the basic training but has a lovely nature and will get on well in any family home.


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 →


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 →


Hector is a young male Lab x Collie approx. 18 months old. His owner gave him up when he could no longer secure accommodation for himself and hector. It soon became apparent at the rescue that this poor dog had a very nervous disposition and had apparently been mistreated by…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 →


Mellow doesn’t really live up to his name in that he is a fun, loving very energetic and enthusiastic Lurcher. He is very sociable and affectionate. He gets along well with most dogs however can be a bit boisterous with some male dogs. He is a large breed boy approx..2…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 →


Our beautiful little Tic-tac is a mixed breed terrier type, approx. one year old. She is a sweet little live wire of a dog. She came to the rescue a little worse for wear, completely covered head to toe in ticks and had a old injury to her back legs.…Read More →


Beatrice is a lovely gentle female hound. She was found as a starving stray in an estate in Clonakilty after the bad snowfall. Kind members of the estate were feeding her and eventually gained her trust enough to catch her. She has blossomed while being at the rescue with the…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 →

Sicily – Reserved

Sicily is an approx. 2 year old female lurcher.  She is a very sweet natured dog, who enjoys her comfy bed. She is great both on and off lead, and is good with other dogs both male and female.  If you are interested in meeting Sicilly, please contact the rescue…Read More →


Trudy is a young female jrt approx. 7 months old, she is the sister of Patch. She is a young friendly energetic girl who adores people and other dogs. She will need the basic training but is enthusiastic about life and will fit into any family.


Amber is a female Rottie approx. 18 months old. She came to the rescue with her sisters, Heather and Pheobe. 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 →


Mollie is a 2 year old female Labrador x Collie.  She is very shy at first but when she gets to know you she is a bubbly friendly dog.  She can be strong on lead at the very start of a walk, but once on the move is very good. …Read More →


Daisey is an approx. 6 year old collie.  She is great off lead, with excellent recall.  She loves to her walks and to play ball.  She gets on well if other dogs, both male and female.  If you are interested in meeting Daisey please contact the rescue on 0868500131

Ghandi – Reserved

Ghandi is an approx. 2 year old collie.  His favourite time of day is going for walks.  He is great off lead, having excellent recall, and is not too strong on lead.  He is good with other dogs and great with people.  If you would be interested in meeting Ghandi,…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.


Champ is a 9 month old, half red setter, and half sheepdog/spaniel.  He’s a handsome looking dog with a good temperament.  He is house trained, however, he spends most of the day outdoors. He will need an active home where someone has the time to train him as he is…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 →


Cleo is a 5 year old, female German Shepherd.  She is very sweet and loves rubs and ear scratches. She LOVES playing fetch and “working” true to her breed, which for her is good walks with lots of sniffing and fetching sticks/balls or sniffing out hidden treats. Her happy place…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 →