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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.  

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. 
Sugar - Available Now
Sweet Sugar is a 35 lb 8 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
Rocky - Available Now
Eight year young Llewellyn Rocky was released to SWESR because of his skin allergies which are now under control with diet and regular Vet care. 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



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!



Bonnie - Under Evaluation
Bonnie is 10-12 years old and has several medical issues that are under care in her foster home. She was turned in to the Tucson AZ shelter and we are very grateful that they recognized she needed lots of care and contacted us. She is safe, loved and being cared for. Check back for updates!


Bandit - Available Soon
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.
 Check back for updates!




Nina - Just Rescued
Nina from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be about 2 years old. She seems pretty balanced for an ES youngster. Like the other JJ dogs, she is good with other dogs but we are not sure she would be good with cats. Nina is in a foster home in Oklahoma City, OK. Check back for updates!



Etta - Available Now
Etta from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be about 2 years old. She is one of the more confident and active of the JJ dogs. This busy girl will need a home experienced with high energy dogs that are “on” and have something to say about life. Etta is in a foster home in Edmond OK...more


Mimi - Available Now 
​Mimi from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be 1 year old. She is a sweet and sensitive girl. She needs another active dog in her home but no cats and a secure fenced yard. Mimi is in a foster home in Tulsa, OK...more



Dinah - Available Now
Dinah from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be 5 years old and she was one of the breeding Moms. She did her best to escape the hoarding situation by climbing out of her pen whenever she got the chance so she will need 6 foot no climb fences. Dinah is in a foster home in the Dallas, TX area...more



Carmen - Available Now
Carmen from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be about 8 months old. She is in a foster home near San Antonio, TX. Carmen is good with other dogs and would do best with another active dog in her furever home. She is not considered cat safe...more




Louis - Just Rescued
Louis from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be about 1.5 years old. He is more calm (if you can call an ES calm) than other JJ dogs. He is very sweet and hangs back from new people and situations. Louis will learn house manners and training and to trust people in his foster home in Wichita Falls TX.
Check back for updates!


Coltrane - Available Now
Coltrane from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be about 2 years old. He is underweight and should weigh about 50 lbs. Coltrane is in a foster home in Dallas, TX...more


Basie - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home 
Basie from the Junction Jazz rescue is estimated to be about 1.5 years old. He will be heading to Richardson, TX to join his new family and ES Millie. Check back for updates!



Wyatt - Available Now
Eight ​year young Wyatt spent his life at a hunting ranch. He is not a candidate for a hunting home. He is good with other dogs but not cats. He would benefit from another dog in his furever home. Wyatt is in a foster home near Houston, TX...more
Margot - Available Now
Margot is a 9 year old beauty who was rescued from a lonely kennel life and this sweet girl is now learning the joys of having a home and a family. She is good with other dogs but has never lived with cats. Margot is being fostered in Utah...more
Gracie - Just Rescued
Three year old Gracie is in a foster home in KS. She is a birdie and strong girl and will do best with another dog. She needs an experienced, patient and secure home. She was rescued from a Vet in OK where she was surrendered with her sister Pearl when her owner was moving. Check back for updates!
Posey - Just Rescued
Posey is a 5 year old Brittany that was rescued with Ridley and Oakley. We are working with BRIT for her placement. Check back for updates!
Higgins - Foster or Foster-to-Adopt Needed
Higgins recently returned to SWESR after being in an adopted home for 4 years. Approximately 7, this sweet boy needs an experienced home with a fenced yard that is quiet and can give him the leadership and routine he needs to be comfortable. Higgins is with our trainer in Dallas TX. Check back for updates!

SWESR would like to thank Susan W for her generous donation towards Higgins training

Oakley - Just Rescued 
Foster Needed
Oakley is a handsome 5 year old orange ES that was dumped with Ridley and Posey in TX. We believe he is good with other dogs but we cannot assure he is cat safe. He is currently with our advisory vet near Dallas and will need a foster/foster to adopt home. Check back for updates!
Sofie - In a Foster-to-Adopt Home
Beautiful chestnut girl Sofie is 1 year old. She is good with dogs and is house and crate trained. She will be heading to a foster-to-adopt home in San Antonio, TX. Check back for updates!
Skye - Just Rescued
Skye is a sweet and timid 4 year old cutie who was rescued from a lonely kennel life and she is now learning the joys of having a home and a family. She is in a temp foster home in SLC UT with our ABR rescue partners and we are looking for a foster to adopt or adoptive home for her. She'll need an active and patient family and will benefit from a home with a well balanced dog for assurance. Check back for updates!
Finley - Available Now
Finley is a 3 year young happy girl that did not work out as a hunting dog. She's a busy girl and good with other dogs but not cats. She is currently in a foster home in Edmond, OK...more
RIdley - Just Rescued 
Foster Needed
Ridley is a handsome 5 year old orange ES that was dumped with Oakley and Posey in TX. We believe he is good with other dogs but we cannot assure he is cat safe. He is currently with our advisory vet near Dallas and will need a foster/foster to adopt home. Check back for updates!
Red - Just Rescued
Red is a 7 year young retired hunting dog and he is not a candidate for a home that hunts. He is ok with other dogs but has never lived with cats. Red is in a foster home in Littleton, CO. Check back for updates!
Trent - Just Rescued 
Foster Needed
Eight month old Trent was found as a stray in S. Oklahoma and his owner could not be located. This sweet boy gets along with other dogs but has not been around cats. He is currently with our advisory vet near Dallas and will need a foster/foster to adopt home. Check back for updates!

Schnapps - Just Rescued
Foster Needed
Schnapps is a 7-8 year young sweet, handsome orange boy. He is good with dogs and cats and in need of a foster home in Utah or nearby. Check back for updates!