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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. 
Sadie - Available Now
  Sadie came from the Strasburg CO seizure via the Boulder County Humane Society. Sadie is a gorgeous dark liver color Munsterlander and is estimated around 10 years old. Sadie loves her people, men and women. She is not suitable for a home with other dogs or cats. She is in a Grand Junction, Colorado foster home...more
Cecil - Available Now
Cecil is about 4 years old, neutered and up-to-date on all vaccines. This lucky boy is in a foster home in Sierra Vista, AZ with SWESR Hank Williams. He will be looking for an adult only setter experienced home that is familiar with our sensitive breed...more
Ella - On Hold
Ella is 2 years old and weighs 60 lbs. Her owner could no longer care for her, so she ended up in a SoCal shelter. She is in a SoCal foster home. She is currently in training to deal with her many fears including loud noises, bicycles and children. She is learning to relax in these situations. Check back for updates!

Daisy May - Available Now
Daisy May is a 10 year young Llewellin Setter, rescued in the Phoenix area. She’s housetrained, good with other dogs and people as long as she is with an experienced person. She has some touch sensitivity so she is not recommended for a home with kids. She is in a foster home with our trainer in Las Vegas, NV​...more


Ryder - Available Now
Eleven year young Ryder was rescued from a N TX shelter with skin and ear issues and has been in a Frisco TX foster home near our Vet so he can be regularly treated. Ryder looks and feels so much better. He is a typical sweet, goofy, Velcro boy. Ryder is good with other dogs and kids but is not recommended for a home with cats. He is a candidate for SWESR’s Furever Foster Program so we can continue his skin and ear care. He is a big Setter boy at about 60 lbs...​more
Jak - Just Rescued
Cute, sweet little 1 year old Jak is in a foster-to-adopt home near Austin, TX. He is being treated for a bad skin infection and getting to know the resident English Setter and cats. Check back for updates!

TIllie - Available Soon
Tillie is about 7 years young. She knows sit, come and stay and will benefit from an adopter that would enjoy going to obedience training with her. She weighs about 45 lbs, is friendly with people and may need another active dog in the home, but is not suitable for a home with cats. We will know more after our Intake Coordinator assesses her. She is temporarily in Oklahoma City OK for vetting and assessment. Check back for updates!​


Patches and Tucker - Available Now
Courtesy Posting
Patches and Tucker are energetic, very healthy, 9-years young, 45-50 lb Purebred Field English Setters whose elderly owner passed away. They have been raised together since pups, so ideally, we would love to see them stay together. They are in a foster home in Colfax, CA. Will you open up your heart and home to them?...more

Bogie - Available Now
Bogie is a sweet, young boy, estimated at 2 years old. He is good with other dogs, but has not been around cats. He is in at temporary foster home in Salt Lake City, UT but will need a permanent foster home, a foster-to-adopt home or an adoptive home that is looking for an active setter to add to the family...more


Lincoln - Just Rescued
Lincoln is a 2 year old handsome male, good with other dogs. He is neutered and up to date on all vaccinations. Lincoln is being fostered in Edmond, OK and will be available soon! 
 Check back for updates!

Lars - Just Rescued
Lars was rescued from a small shelter in Central TX along with Griffin. They came in together as strays. Lars is heading to a foster home near Denver, CO and will go through heartworm treatment before he will be ready for adoption. They look like they could be Small Munsterlanders. They love people and are good with other dogs and cats. Check back for updates!

Jupiter - Just Rescued
Jupiter was rescued with his brother Neptune from a UT shelter. His previous owner didn't have the time and experience for this 8 month old busy Setter boy so lots of patience and training is in order for him now. He is in a foster home in Salt Lake City, UT. His foster family is considering adopting him. Check back for updates!

Griffin - Just Rescued
Griffin was rescued from a small shelter in Central TX along with Lars. They came in together as strays. Griffin is heading to a foster home near San Antonio, TX and will go through heartworm treatment before he will be ready for adoption. They look like they could be Small Munsterlanders. They love people and are good with other dogs and cats. Check back for updates!


Gus- Available Now
Handsome Gus is looking for a home where he can relax and enjoy retirement. He’s 10 years young, had previous owners who hunted him and surrendered him when they could no longer care for him. He is a sweet boy and good in the house. Gus is in a temporary foster home in Colorado Springs, CO. Are you ready to give him the home he deserves?...more