for various reasons, there are times when a Sheltie can no longer be cared for
by his owner - illness, marriage break-up, bereavement or other
unforeseen circumstances. The club runs a rescue service and
will endeavour to help any Sheltie who finds himself in genuine need.
Sheltie Rescue is supported entirely by
donations and any offers of help are very much appreciated. Our
grateful thanks to all who have helped and given so generously in the
past and especially to those who remember the Sheltie in need with a
Below are some photos of our friends who found
themselves in need of a new family and have been placed in loving
homes through Sheltie Rescue. They are now rewarding their new
owners with the loyalty and devotion so characteristic of the Sheltie.
new owners wrote to tell us what a big hit he was with all the family
and how her daughter frequently "borrowed" him at weekends to
take him walking. One of Toby's favourite tricks is to put his
whole 'snout' in the water and blow bubbles as he drinks. She goes
on to state "please keep up your good work with Sheltie Rescue
because you've certainly made this adoptee very happy".
enjoying the fresh air and each other's company.
found herself unwanted and on "death row" with only hours to
live, so Sheltie Rescue stepped in and she was adopted by a family who
had two other Shelties. At first she was so frightened that she
lost her voice, but the love she received helped her regain confidence
and soon she was joining in all the barking games.
"Mitzie" enjoying a day out with her new family
(and after) >
"Oscar" and "Monty"
"Brandy" whose owners
describe him as a little beauty who has settled in really well
If you are in need of help
or can offer a permanent, loving home to a Sheltie in need, please contact
Mrs D Schofield - Tel: