a none profit making rescue dedicated to the welfare of
Border Collies & Working Sheepdogs.
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.
In 2017, with the support of Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries, Wiccaweys was able to take on staff and we now have 2 full time members of staff, 3 part time members of staff and 1 Saturday girl.
We also have a dedicated team of homecheckers and caring
volunteers who help out when they can.
over 10,000 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.
with abandoned Irish collies who stand no chance of finding a home in
Eire. We have worked with KLAWS (Kenmare Locality Animal Welfare Society) 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. We have a dedicated Eire based volunteer co-ordinator.
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 collie owners how they can make life fulfilling
for their collie.