Southwest English Setter Rescue
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.
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.
Saffron is a 3 year-old English Pointer/Setter who is looking for a home with a person to call her own. Saffron knows all of her basic commands and is ready for someone that will give her lots of love and a sense of purpose. She is in a foster home in New Braunfels, TX...more Mister Freckles is a 9 year young Llewelyn Setter who came to SWESR when his elderly owner could no longer take care of him. He loves people and is good with dogs. He is not good with cats. He is available for foster, foster-to-adopt or adoption. He is in a foster home in OKC, OK...more Redford is a six year old Llewellyn that is looking for someone who is experienced with high energy hunting dogs. True to his DNA, this boy is always "on" and ready to work. What he needs is the right person to lead the way to his next adventure. He is available for foster, foster-to-adopt or adoption. He weighs 55 lbs and looking for a home without cats, kids or small dogs. Redford is in a foster home in Tulsa, OK...more
Buck Owens - (now Tex)
In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Buck Owens is one of the the Junction Nine, rescued when local rescuers alerted SWESR after Animal Control got them released from deplorable conditions with a puppy mill back yard breeder. Fifteen month old Buck Owens is sweet and timid. He will be heading to a foster-to-adopt home in Albuquerque, NM. Check back for updates!
Monty (Montgomery) is a 2 year young boy just retired from a hunting ranch. He is good with people and other dogs. He may be ok with cats. He is in a foster home near Dallas, TX......more
Conway - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Conway is one of the the Junction Nine, rescued when local rescuers alerted SWESR after Animal Control got them released from deplorable conditions with a puppy mill back yard breeder. Conway is a sweet and timid 9 month old youngster that is in a Setter experienced home in Lago Vista, TX.
Jack is a 20 lb, 5 month old Chow mix whose owner was in a desperate financial situation and had to give him up. He is house-trained and crated trained. Jack would love another dog to play with and a fenced yard. He is neutered and up to date on vaccinations. Jack is in a foster home near San Antonio, TX... more
Sweet Sugar is a 35 lb 7 year young pocket Setter. She is good with other dogs and cats. She has mild separation anxiety and needs another playful dog in the home and a person that is mostly home. She prefers her person to be outside with her and is looking for an active adopter to enjoy daily walks/hikes with. Sugar is in a foster home
Seven year young Llewellyn Rocky was released to SWESR because of his skin allergies which are now under control. He is house trained and ok with indoor cats. He adores women and is a snuggly, wiggly boy. He can be anxious about other dogs and he will do best in a home where his person is gentle, patient and can spend time with him one-on-one. He is in a foster home in Boerne TX...more
Andy - (Now Jack)
In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Andy is a 4.5 year young, happy Setter boy with a strong prey drive who was a stray in a SW TX shelter. This handsome boy will enjoy walking and hiking with his new dad in San Antonio, TX.
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 foster home in Boerne TX. He is as sweet as can be and is great with other dogs and cats. He has some medical issues that are being treated; Chagas treated and will be cured soon, Cushings controlled with daily medication, IBD controlled with diet. If you would like to foster-to-adopt or adopt Kenny please message us for more info. Check back for updates!
Royal - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Royal is a 3 year old beauty that was controlled in his previous home using a taser. He lived outside and was not socialized with other dogs. He was re-homed by a Good Sam on FB to a home that did not have the experience to deal with his issues. Now he is safe with SWESR and is in a foster-to-adopt home with our trainer in Dallas TX. He is doing very well ~ learning to trust people and learning doggy social skills. Check back for updates!
Reeves was a stray in an OK shelter. He is 1.5 years young and everything you would expect from an active ES youngster ready for your love and training. He is in a foster-to -adopt home near Palm Springs CA...more
Lily - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Lily was a stray in an OK shelter. She is about 10 months old and everything you would expect from an active ES youngster ready for your love and training. She is in a foster-to-adopt home in Bakersfield, CA. Check back for updates!
Brett - Under Evaluation
Brett lived a hard life before he wandered up to a Good Sam's home in East TX and now he is a SWESR boy. This sweet and gentle senior boy is 12+ years young, HW+ and has an old spinal injury that did not heal well. Senior boy Brett is settling into a foster home in Denver, CO where he will likely stay.
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Georgia - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Young Georgia was an unclaimed stray in an OK shelter. This sweet girl is in a Foster-to-Adopt home in TX. Foster to adopt is a great way to help SWESR and add a new family member. Check back for updates!
Blossom - Medical Hold
Blossom and Holly are 1 year old sisters that came to SWESR when a career in hunting wasn't right for them. They ready for foster or foster-to-adopt homes and are small, sweet, easy, quiet and eager to learn. Blossom is temporarily with our advisory vet near Dallas, TX. Check back in July for updates!
Frisco Kid - Just Rescued
Frisco Kid, about 10 yrs old, was a stray in a CA shelter. SWESR was contacted to help him because of medical issues that we hope are treatable and/or manageable. He is with a foster in SoCal who is a DVM. Check back for updates!
Amelia is 5-6 year old girl who had a rough life before coming to SWESR. She is now ready for a dog experienced "furever" home. She is not suitable for a home with cats or children. Amelia is in Little Rock, AR...more Dwight is one of the the Junction Nine, rescued when local rescuers alerted SWESR after Animal Control got them released from deplorable conditions with a puppy mill back yard breeder. Sweet 9 month old Dwight will need patience and training and likely another active dog in his new home. He is in a foster home in New Braunfels, TX...more Finnegan is a 5-6 year young friendly boy and is good with everyone he meets. Chickens, not so much. He is good with cats and other dogs and is in a foster home in Norman, OK...more
Bandit - Just Rescued
Bandit is an almost 4 year young Llewellyn Setter that is house and crate trained and good with other dogs. He has cluster seizures and is being treated for valley fever. He needs a large fenced yard and daily exercise. Bandit is in a foster home in Arroyo Grande, CA.
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Clover - Just Rescued
Clover is a sweet 5 year young girl who was a stray in OK. She was not cared for before rescue and is now with a foster in OKC and will undergo treatment for heartworms and tick diseases. She will be in foster care for 2-3 months attending to her medical needs and will be ready for adoption in early Fall. Check back for updates!
Brex - Just Rescued
Brex is a 14 year old girl who was a stray in the TX Panhandle. She is in rough shape and with an experienced foster near San Antonio who will make sure this sweet girl gets the care she deserves. Check back for updates!
SWESR Blossom gave birth to 8 puppies, 6 boys and 2 girls, on 27June, just a couple of weeks after she was rescued. The pups are all orange and white. At 8 weeks old, August 27th, they will be ready to go home. Since they are babies, you need to drive or fly to the Dallas, TX area to meet/pick up your puppy. At 8 weeks old they are still small enough to fly back home with their new family member in the cabin of the plane. They are too young for flying cargo or volunteer transport...more Sweet Jonni is a 40 lb,1.5 yr old bench ES who is looking for a very special home. She has Addisons and will need a home with a strong established Veterinarian relationship and another active dog she can play with. Jonni is looking for a home with a secure fenced yard, she is not a candidate for no fence or an invisible fence. She is in a foster home near Austin, TX and will need her adopter to come to Austin and drive her home...more Creed is an approximately 7-8 year old Orange Belton English Setter. He's a big guy – about 64 pounds. He gets along with other dogs, but not cats or children. He needs a securely fenced yard. Creed is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. He is in a foster home in Snohomish, WA...more