a none profit, community interest company, rescue dedicated to the welfare of
Border Collies & Working Sheepdogs. We are part of the Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries family. Charity Number: 1162923
rescued, rehabilitated and rehomed thousands of Border Collies, many
of whom would have otherwise been put to sleep.
Wiccaweys, until Summer 2017 was
run on a daily basis by just 2 people, Sarah & Paul, the Wiccaweys Founders.
Since 2017, with the support of Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries, Wiccaweys have been able to take on staff and we now have 5 full time and 2 part time Animal Care Assistants.
We also have a dedicated team of homecheckers and caring
volunteers who help out when they can.
receives thousands of phone calls per year asking for help with collies. A lot
of these calls are seeking behavioural advice. This advice is always
provided free of charge.
between 250 - 300 visits to the website each day, with over 90,000 hits
to the site each year.
have up to 40 - 50 dogs within their care at any one time. All will
be at Wiccaweys HQ in Lincolnshire.
other rescue organisations with advice, rehoming and rehabilitation
issues. These rescues have included the RSPCA, The Dogs Trust, Wood
Green, Thornberry Animal Sanctuary, Bath Cats & Dogs Home, Warrington Animal Welfare, Chiltern Dog Rescue Society, Hereford
& Worcester Animal Rescue, Rochdale Dog Rescue, Hyndburn Stray Dogs In Need as well as many, many others over the years.
with abandoned Irish collies who stand no chance of finding a home in
Eire. We work very closely with KLAWS (Kenmare Locality Animal Welfare Society) and have also helped Kingdom Animal Rescue, Limerick Animal Welfare, Letrim Animal Welfare, Dogs
In Distress, Tralee Animal Welfare and others to help and improve the
prospects for the Irish Collies.
all adopters commit to an excellent standard of care for their new friend
with a legally binding adoption contract which sets out their responsibilities
and duties. If these standards are not met, we will bring the dog back
into rescue. Lifetime support is provided to all dogs once they become
a Wiccaweys dog.
committed to educating all owners how they can make life fulfilling
for their collie.