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This page includes pictures of some of our dogs that have been Adopted and those that are Adoption Pending (the adoption is not yet finalized or the dog has not yet transported to the adopting home). Additional pages of adopted dogs can be found by clicking herehereherehere, and here.
Adopted Dogs
Linus 
 Linus is 14 months old and a typical happy, busy, birdy ES boy.  This stunning chestnut tri boy will join his retired parents and SWESR Comet in June Lake, CA where he will enjoy hiking in the National Forest and swimming in the lakes.
Nakoa 
Nakoa is a 3 year old male found as a stray in rural OK. Nakoa, Hawaiian for Brave, was picked up after roaming a neighborhood for a while.  Lucky Nakoa is heading to Richmond, TX where he will have ES Rip as a playmate to point birds and other wildlife.

Bailey 
Bailey Jr. is 6 years young and at 40 pounds he is small for a male Setter. Bailey is a happy, busy English Setter youngster.  Bailey will be heading to The Woodlands, TX where he will have a stay at home mom, a large backyard, and go on daily walks.
Lucy  (now Rainbow)
Lucy was rescued from NM where she was with a rescue that had to close their doors. She’s a 3 year old, sweet, timid, petite girl. This sweet girl will join her retired parents in Highlands Ranch, CO where she will enjoy long walks every day.
Mr. Higgins - Adoption Pending
 Mr Higgins is a 3 year old youngster that was rescued from a shelter in Colorado Springs. This lucky boy is being adopted by his foster mom in Denver, CO and will continue to enjoy his daily trips to the dog park.
Gabe 
 Sweet little 39 pound Gabe was rescued in TX and has been with our trainer, living in her home in Las Vegas. Gabe is approximately 4 years old.  Gabe will enjoy walking, hiking and camping with his stay at home parents in Henderson, NV.
Lexie 
Lexie was  rescued from a SoCal shelter where she came in as a stray. She will enjoy hiking, biking and running with her new mom in Davis, CA.
Nutmeg (now Maggie)
 Nutmeg was rescued in OK at 8 weeks old with her brother Basil and sister Saffron. She is adoption pending to a couple that live in the TX Hill Country. She’ll enjoy RV trips with her new parents and fur-brother and sisters.
Three 
Three is 3 colors (black, tan, and white), approximately 3 years old, and a wonderful goofy setter pal. He will be joining his new parents in Naperville, IL. Three will enjoy walks, swimming and playing fetch with the 3 young children in the family 
Devon (now Murphy)
Devon is a 5-6 year young ES boy that was running the countryside in N TX and SWESR was contacted to rescue him. Devon will join his new parents in Coppell, TX where he will enjoy daily trips to the dog park and walks with his Golden Retriever brother Harry.
Hudson 
Hudson is a 10-11 year old boy who was surrendered by someone that found him as a stray on OK. He is very sweet, loves people, and is good with other dogs.  Hudson has found his Furever Foster home in Crawford, TX.
Colorado Chance 
Colorado Chance is an adorable 5 year old boy that was seized with 74 other dogs in December. Chance joins his new parents and ES Belle in Arvado, CO.
Saffron (now Riot) 
Saffron was rescued in OK at 8 weeks old with her brother Basil and sister Nutmeg. She will be joining her new family in Austin, TX where she will enjoy playing with the three children and going to nearby dog parks and hiking trails.
Basil (now Sherman)
Basil was rescued in OK at 8 weeks old with his sisters Nutmeg and Saffron.  He will be joining his new parents and fur-brother Quinn in Black Hawk, CO where he will enjoy hiking, camping and biking.
Zoey 
Zoey is an 8 month old, petite ES girl who was rescued in E TX. This lucky girl is being adopted by her foster parents in Allen, TX and will have ES Bogey as a playmate.
Haley
Haley is a 4 year young black and white Setter girl that is as sweet and playful as they come.
Haley's new parents will be flying to TX and drving her back home to NJ.  She will enjoy the nearby lake and hiking trails with ES Bandit.


Bowie (now Charlie)
Bowie was rescued from an East TX shelter in partnership with the shelter and many volunteers looking out for his well-being. He is 4-5 years old. Bowie will be joining his stay at home parents in Upland, CA.


Manny
Eleven year old Manny is very birdy and independent. Manny loves the lifestyle in his Texas Hill Country foster home so much that
he convinced his foster mom and dad that there is no better or safer place for a flight risk crazy country boy like him to live.  


Gordie
Gordie is an 8 year young big and sweet ES. He was a house dog and loved by a man until he passed away two years ago. Since then he's been living outside with a family that tried to hunt him and learned he has no recall and is not a candidate for hunting. Gordie will join his new family in Seattle, WA and enjoy the nearby park that has a lake, walking trails, and an off leash dog park.


Two (now Remington)
Two is 2 colors (black and white), approximately 2 years old, and too sweet! This lucky boy found his forever home in Highlands Ranch, CO where he will enjoy long walks and sailing with his retired parents.


Annie
Twelve year old Annie found her family and place to belong with a SWESR founder in OKC. We are so grateful that she found love and joy after many years of neglect before rescue. She loves cuddling with her Mom.


Chip
Handsome Chip is 8 years young and believed to be a Border Collie mix.  Due to a change in circumstances, Chip is able to stay in his adopted home.


Sydney (now Cookie)
Puppy Sydney will be joining her new parents, 2 children and 2 "fur-brothers" in Plano, TX where she will enjoy walking, jogging and playing with her new family.


Aly 
Adorable Aly will call Wichita Falls, TX home when she joins her new parents and SWESR Bandit (formerly Buddy), ES Luke, Min-Pin Snickers, and McKenzie the Beagle.  


Marlo (now Lacie)
Marlo was very pregnant when rescued in OK. She delivered 8 beautiful babies and now no longer has to worry about being a baby momma. This sweet girl is being adopted by her foster family in Boerne, TX.


Delilah (now Emmy)
Sweet Delilah will be joining her retired parents in Towson, MD where she will enjoy walks, hikes and playdates with their friend's dogs.


Felix (now Finnegan)
Felix will be heading to Austin, TX where he will have a work from home mom and 2 dogs and 2 cats to play with. Felix will have a large yard to explore and have playdates with other pups.


Missy 
Missy will be heading to Wimberly, TX with her retired parents. She will enjoy daily walks and watching the birds, deer and other wildlife from her large yard.


Snoop 
Eleven month old Snoop has hip dysplacia. She is being adopted by her very experienced foster parents in Austin, TX. Snoop enjoys wrestling and playing tug of war with the other Setters in her home. 
Mick (now Franklin)
Sweet, mellow Mick will call Austin, TX home.​ Along with his new parents he will have a "fur-brother" Lincoln. This lucky boy will enjoy hiking and running with his active parents.  


Bentley 
Bentley is a 4 year old tri boy that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. This lucky boy is being adopted by his foster family and the resident Setter SWESR Harley in Frisco, TX.


Bolt (now Scout)
Handsome puppy Bolt joins his new family in Austin, TX.​  He is getting along great with his new "fur-brother" SWESR Baylor.


Frisco 
Frisco is a 7 year young orange and white girl that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. This lucky girl will join SWESR Chico in Schulenberg, TX.
Harry
Harry is a 1 1/2 year old boy that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. He is being adopted by his foster family in Cypress, TX and will enjoy walks and traveling with them.

Gus 
Gus is a handsome 6 year young tri boy who is being adopted by his foster family in Healdsburg, CA.


Morgan 
Adorable Morgan will be joining his new family in Staunton, VA.  He will enjoy playing in the 4 acres of fenced property with his new "fur-brother" Cosmo.

Hope (now Sally)
Sweet puppy Hope will be heading to Boulder, CO to join her new family and SWESR Mason. Lucky girl!

 Clark 
Clark is a small stunning tri boy that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. This handsome boy joins his new family in Plano, TX.


Rocket - Adoption Pending
Rocket is a 1 year old sweetheart who was owner surrendered to a shelter in TX because he was chasing chickens in his previous home.  This sweet boy is being adopted by his foster family and SWESR Riot in Austin, TX.
Jack Frost (now Hunter)
Two year young Jack Frost was rescued in E TX. This sweet boy will enjoy his new backyard chasing lizards in Mesa, TX.

Chelsea (now Aave)
Chelsea is a 1 year old orange girl that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. This lucky girl joins her new parents in Hewitt, TX where she will enjoy walks at Lake Waco Wetlands, visiting friends, traveling, and puppy playdates.
Austin - now Rudy
Austin is a 6 year young boy that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. This lucky boy will be heading to Brookings, Oregon to join his retired parents and Gordon Setter Doogan.
Winston 
​Winston was a 3 year old tri-color youngster that was rescued in OK and fostered in KS, CO and CA. He had a very painful leg from a bad break before rescue and he had joint disease. He had surgery to fix his leg and the joint disease was treated. Sadly we lost this little fighter to an infection that got into his blood. He was lovingly cared for by a DVM foster in CA. 

Lou Ellen 
Lou Ellen is a beautiful 5 year old tri-color girl that is retired from a hunting ranch because someone abused her with a shock collar. Lulu went to a great home near her foster mom but she decided she wanted to come back and live with her foster mom and fur-siblings. She has now found her "Furever" home in Crawford, TX.
Sally 
Sally is a 10 month old youngster that is typical high energy and full of puppy antics. This cute girl is headed to Selma, TX where she will join her new mom and Old English Sheepdog Abbey hiking, walking, playing in the yard, and possibly therapy work.
Fred
Fred is approximately 11+ years young and lived in a kennel his entire life until he was rescued as a senior. He is blind from advanced age and possibly progressive retina atrophy. He does not let his blindness slow him down.  Fred is staying in his foster home near Austin, TX as a SWESR Furever Foster. 

Piper
Piper is a registered 8 year young, chestnut tri beauty.  This lucky girl will join her new parents and ES Bixby in Oakland, CA. She will enjoy daily walks and hiking on nearby trails.

Winnie (now Winnee)
Winnie is a 7 year old tri girl that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. She has completed her heartworm treatment and is heading to her forever home in Merritt Island, FL. Winnie will enjoy a large backyard and daily walks with her 3 "fur-sisters."

Colt - Adoption Pending 
Colt is a 3 year old tri beauty who was surrendered by his previous owner because he did not do well with the new baby. This beautiful boy is being adopted by his foster family in College Place, WA.

Dallas 
Dallas is a 4 year old chestnut tri boy that was transferred to SWESR from a local group in North Texas. This lucky boy will be joining his new family and ES Domino and Avery in Longmont, CO.  He will get to go on daily walks and hike the nearby trails as well as explore his new dog friendly town.
Mia 
Mia is a 2 year old tri-color English Setter. This sweetheart will join her Setter experienced home in Edmond, OK and have another ES to play with and enjoy the large backyard.

Murphy - Adoption Pending 
Murphy is a 6 year old orange boy who was one of the Strasburg seizure dogs from Dec. 2015.  This lucky boy is now enjoying the good life in Loveland, CO with his incredible foster parents who are going to adopt him.  He joins SWESR Rocco and ES Sophie who also was a Strasburg seizure dog.

Molly - Adoption Pending
Molly is approximately 9 years young and was rescued from the Mesa AZ shelter.
This sweet girl is being adopted by her wonderful foster family in Tuscon, AZ and joins SWESR Bessie and ES Willy. Her new parents say she loves meeting new people and other dogs and enjoys her morning walks to the river.

Jules
Jules had the heart and will of a lioness and the body of a senior dog that had been neglected for many, many years before rescue. Rescued in Mar2016 in she was diagnosed with Cushings that had been left untreated for a long time. Further tests dx'd kidney disease. She may not have thrived physically, but she was a happy, sweet, delightful Setter girl for the 13 months she was in rescue. She is now at the Bridge, healthy again, and likely bossing around all the other beloved Setters that have passed.

Jaxson - Adoption Pending
Six year old Jaxson found his way to rescue because his family was moving across the country and could not take him with them. This lucky boy is being adopted by his foster family in San Antonio and joins SWESR Colt and ES Sage.

Dotty
Dotty was 12-13 years old when we rescued her in the TX Panhandle. She was in poor condition from a tick disease she'd had for years. We tried to make her better, she certainly had the heart and determination, but her body was too worn down from years of untreated autoimmune disease and anemia. She left for the Rainbow Bridge knowing she mattered and she was loved.
Harley D - Adoption Pending
Harley D is a middle aged field boy that was rescued in Arizona. This boy had a really rough life before rescue, living mostly outside, never vetted. He is being adopted by his foster family in the Phoenix, AZ area and will have SWESR Beau as his new 
fur-brother.