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This page features all the beautiful rescue dogs Available to Adopt Now.  You'll also find our preliminary postings of dogs that are 'Just Rescued', are 'Under Evaluation', will be 'Available Soon', or with a 'Foster-to-Adopt' home. We'll post more details on these dogs very soon.  On occasion we will also show Courtesy Posts (dogs that are available to adopt through another rescue group that we'd love to help find their forever home).   Please click on a picture or name to go to a dog's own webpage with pictures and their story.  You can learn about our Virtual Foster program by clicking on one of the hearts in the photos below. 

If you are new to English Setters, please click here to go to our page Is an ES Right For You? for information we hope you will find helpful about these wonderful dogs.

Available Dogs
Dogs that are Just Rescued, Under Evaluation, Available Soon or with a Foster-to-Adopt Home
The following English Setters are not yet ready for adoption, but we will be posting more information about them soon. Please check back soon and often to follow these dogs on their rescue journey. 
Sir William - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
William is a handsome 2-3 year old boy, rescued from a TX shelter. He is healthy and fully vetted. He did not have a chance to interact with people or other dogs much prior to rescue, so he is learning to trust and socialize in his experienced foster home in OKC. 
Patches - Available Now
Courtesy Posting
Patches is an energetic, very healthy, 9-year young, 45-50 lb Purebred Field English Setter whose elderly owner passed away. She is in a foster home in Colfax, CA. Will you open up your heart and home to her?...more

Shelly - Available Now
Four year old ​Shelly was pulled from a shelter in E. Texas, very pregnant and likely neglected or on her own for quite some time. She gave birth to 5 beautiful puppies, all adopted, and she is now looking for her furever home. She is quiet, shy and very submissive with both people and other dogs. She must go to a home with another dog to give her confidence. She is not suitable for a home with small children. Shelly is in a foster home near Austin, TX...more
Marcos - Available Now
Marcos is an 11 month old goofy, happy-go-lucky ES youngster that is ready for a family that will love and train him to be the amazing adult ES he is destined to be. He is in a foster home in TX...more
Ginny - Available Soon
Sweet Ginny is about 5 years young and was rescued from a rural OK shelter. She is doing well in an OKC foster home. Her only challenge is that she developed a strong escape drive prior to rescue and is always looking for a way out so she will need 6 foot no climb fencing and a very security conscious home.
Violet - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Violet is about 12 years young and was pulled from the shelter in Dallas TX. She will be treated for heartworms and her foster parents are planning to adopt her. Violet is in a foster home near DFW, TX.

Belle - Available Now
Belle is a 2 year young pocket Setter weighing about 30 lbs. Her short hunting career did not work out and she made her way to SWESR to find a home as a pampered princess. Belle needs a home with another active dog and a fenced yard. She is in a foster home in Oklahoma City, OK...more

Marlow - Under Medical Evaluation
Marlow is seven months old, sweet and good with other dogs. He has a limp and will be with a foster in Dallas, TX for specialists consultation and any recommended treatments. Check back for updates!
SWESR would like to thank Susan and Ella W and Stephanie and Tommy R for their generous donations towards Marlow's medical care.

Kenny - Under Medical Evaluation
Kenny is a senior boy who was rescued from a shelter in N TX where he came in as a stray. He is in a temp foster home near Austin, TX. He is as sweet as can be and is great with other dogs and cats. He has some medical issues that are being diagnosed and treated. If you would like to foster or foster-to-adopt Kenny please message us for more info. 
Check back for updates!

Saffron - Available Now
Saffron is a 2 year-old English Setter/Pointer mix who is looking for a home with room to run, work and play. Saffron knows all of her basic commands and is ready for a family that will give her lots of love and sense of purpose. She is in a foster home in Dallas, TX...more
Kingston - Just Rescued
Four month old house trained Kingston was rescued in OKC and is with our Vet in Frisco TX getting vetted, including having a cherry eye fixed. He is a sweet and sensitive puppy and needs another active dog in his foster and adoptive home. He needs a home where his people aren't gone for 8 hours daily at work. Check back for updates!

Foster - (now Rupert)
In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Foster is about 3 years young and was rescued from a NorCal shelter. He is in a SoCal foster home and is doing very well. His foster family plans to adopt him as soon as his intake vetting is completed.

Mister Freckles - Available Soon
Mister Freckles is 8 years young and was rescued in S TX when his elderly owner could no longer handle this strong and busy middle aged boy. He is in a Houston, TX foster home. He loves people and is good with dogs. Mister Freckles has never lived with cats and he is not cat safe. Check back for updates!

Titus - Available Soon
Two year old Titus is 56 lbs of happy, smiling Setter boy. He is a bit timid, friendly with people and other dogs his size, we don't know about cats yet. He is in a foster home in OKC, OK. Titus needs to go to a home without cats. Check back for updates!