Christian Howard, Tom Young and Brett Goodes have been advised that they will not be offered positions on the playing list for the 2015 season.
Daniel Giansiracusa and Tom Williams have both retired.
List Manager Jason McCartney thanked the outgoing players for their commitment and dedication to the Western Bulldogs.
“Although difficult, these decisions are always made with the Club’s future as the primary focus,” McCartney said.
“We thank the players sincerely for the contribution they’ve made to our football Club and wish them the best for the future.”
Daniel Giansiracusa (retired)
Tom Williams (retired)