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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. 
Saffron - Available Now
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 - Available Now
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 - Available Now
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
Dwight - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt or Foster Home NEEDED ASAP
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. We expect him to bond quickly with his person. He is currently at a boarding facility in the San Antonio/Austin area. Check back for updates!
Buck Owens - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt or Foster Home NEEDED ASAP
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 and looking for that special and patient person to lead him to a wonderful new life. He is currently at a boarding facility in the San Antonio/Austin area. Check back for updates!



Montgomery - Available Now
Foster or Foster-to-Adopt Home Needed
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 - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt or Foster Home NEEDED ASAP
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 ready for a home that will be patient and kind while he learns what home life is all about. He is currently at a boarding facility in the San Antonio/Austin area. Check back for updates!




Quinn - Available Now
Quinn is a handsome 3 year young boy that was a stray in a TX shelter. He is in a foster home in Oklahoma City, OK where he has been treated for heartworms and is now ready for adoption. He is good with other dogs and as far as Setters go, an “easy” boy...more




George Strait - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt or Foster Home NEEDED ASAP 
George Strait 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. George Strait is a sweet and timid 9 month old youngster that is ready for a home that will be patient and kind while he learns what home life is all about. He is currently at a boarding facility in the San Antonio/Austin area. Check back for updates!



Jack - Available Now
Courtesy Posting
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














Sugar - Available Now
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 
in Boerne, TX...more
Wink - Available Now
One year old Wink was released to SWESR when she developed anxieties likely related to kenneling outside and shock collar training. Thankfully her owners contacted SWESR to take her and she is doing well crating and living inside. She will do best in a home with another confident, playful dog. She is in a foster home in Fayetteville, AR...more




Rocky - Available Now
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



Titus - Available Now​
Foster or Foster-to-Adopt Home Needed
Titus is a sweet 3 year old chestnut and white ES. He is very high energy, affectionate and loves people. Titus would do best with a non-dominant dog in his new home. He is not cat safe and has not lived with children. He needs a large fenced yard so he can run many times a day. Titus is in a home in Staunton, VA and he is available for foster, foster-to-adopt, or adoption...more

Tammy - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt Home NEEDED ASAP
Tammy is one 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. Tammy is a sweet and timid 9 month old youngster that just needs patience, training and love. She is currently at a boarding facility in the San Antonio/Austin area. Check back for updates!





Blossom - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt or Foster Home Needed
 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. They are temporarily with our advisory vet near Dallas, TX. Check back for updates!



Reggie - Undergoing medical treatment 
Reggie is an 8-10 month old English Setter (possible mix), owner surrendered to a south Texas shelter. He was in dire need of medical attention, covered in fleas and ticks and gums as white as could be. Reggie had a severe leg injury from a cable/chain being wrapped around his leg and it was feared he would have to have it amputated. The vet thinks his leg will be okay with rehab, medication, and tlc. Reggie is in a foster home in the San Antonio area and will be ready for adoption in May. Check back for updates!
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!



Theodore - Available Soon
Theodore is a stunning 6-7 year young chestnut boy. He loves people and is good with other dogs but no cats or kids please. At 60 lbs he is a big, leggy boy and will need a home with a 6 foot fenced yard. He will be ready for adoption as soon as he has a dental in early June. He is in a foster home near Dallas TX. Check back for updates!



Royal - Available Soon
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 he with our trainer in Dallas TX. He is doing very well ~ learning to trust people and learning doggy social skills.  Royal will need an experienced and patient home.​ 
Check back for updates!



Reeves- Available Now
Reeves and Lily were strays in an OK shelter. Reeves 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 home in Palm Springs CA...more




Lily - Just Rescued
Lily and Reeves were strays in an OK shelter. Lily 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 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.
Check back for updates!



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!​



Holly - Just Rescued - Foster-to-Adopt or Foster Home Needed
 Holly and Blossom 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. They are temporarily with our advisory vet near Dallas, TX. Check back for updates!




Jinx- Courtesy Posting -
Available Now
Jinx is a gorgeous purebred tri-color English Setter approximately 4 years old. He was picked up by animal control and his family never claimed him. He is very sweet and high energy and prefers to spend his time with humans. Jinx is in a boarding facility/doggie daycare in Boise, ID while looking for a "furever" family...more