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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. 
Patches - Available Now
Courtesy Posting
Patches is an energetic, very healthy, 10 1/2 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

Saffron - Available Now
Saffron is a 2 year-old English Setter/Pointer 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 New Braunfels, TX...more
Andrew Jackson - Just Rescued
Under Medical Evaluation
AJ and Gracen were rescued together, they are 11 year old siblings and their person passed away. AJ is under medical evaluation. He was diagnosed with cancer in his jaw that is being treated. He is in the same foster home as Gracen in Evans, CO. We hope he has a lot more time with his sister Gracen.
Check back for updates!

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!

Redford - Available Now
Five year old Redford is looking for an experienced bird dog person to help him transition from a working life as a hunting dog to a family member living in a home. He weighs 56 lbs and is not suitable for a home with cats or children. Redford is in a foster home in San Antonio, TX...more
Georgie - Available Soon
Georgie is a 38lb. sweet and spunky setter mix, approximately 8-9 years old. He was pulled from a shelter in Oklahoma City and has been fully vetted and on heartworm prevention. Georgie is good with other dogs, enjoys couch and bed privileges, and is crate trained and housebroken. He is being fostered in Oklahoma City. 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 February. Check back for updates!
Jonni - Available Now
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
Eve - Available Now
Fifteen month old Eve is looking for a Setter experienced furever home to take her from being a kennel dog to a beloved family member. She has a VERY high prey drive and is not recommended for a home with young children or cats. She is in a foster home in Ft. Worth, TX...more
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!

Montgomery - Available Soon
Monty (Montgomery) is a 3 year young boy just retired from a hunting ranch. He is good with people and other dogs. He may be ok with cats. This sweet boy will be ready for his "furever" home in mid to late January. He is in a foster home near Dallas, TX.
 Check back for updates!

Theodore - Needs a Foster 
or Foster-to-Adopt Home
Theodore is a six year young ES boy that is looking for a foster or foster to adopt home that can give him the time and patience a rescue Setter needs to settle into a new life. He bonds quickly and will likely do best in a home with dog experience that is calm and does not have kids, cats or small animals in the home.
Check back for updates!

Bixby - Available Now
Bixby is a 56 lb, 3 year old happy, high energy boy. He loves all people, children, other dogs, but no cats. He is looking for an active family with a large yard and 5' fencing. He is in a foster home in Lompoc, CA...more 

Quinn - Just Rescued
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 will be treated for heartworms. This sweet, easy going boy will be ready for adoption in March. Check back for updates!

Gracen - Just Rescued
AJ and Gracen were rescued together, they are 11 year old siblings and their person passed away. Gracen is a sweet and sensitive girl and will need another companion dog in her "furever" home. She tested light Heartworm positive and is in a long term foster home in Evans, CO that will likely adopt her. Check back for updates!

Amelia - Just Rescued
Amelia is about 5 years young and she had a rough life before rescue and is now getting the care she needs. She is undergoing Heartworm treatment and will be available in March. She is in a foster home in 
Little Rock, AR. This sweet girl is what rescue is all about! Check back for updates!

Wink - Just Rescued
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. She is fully vetted and with a training partner in TN where she is being rehabbed and fostered in her home. Check back for updates on this 10 month old sweetie.

Royal - Just Rescued
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 is going to our trainer in Austin, TX for a thorough professional assessment, plan and then on to a foster home in OKC, OK.  Royal will need an experienced and patient home.​ 
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

Jewel - Available Soon
Jewel was left at a S TX hunting property. Now she is with SWESR and this 35 lb 7 year old beauty is in a foster home in Griffin GA. She is extremely sweet and loving with people. She is wary of other dogs and needs very slow acclimation. She will do best in a home with a playful young dog or as an only dog with someone who is home a lot. Check back for updates!

Thatcher - Just Rescued
Handsome Thatcher was a stray in a TX shelter. He is estimated to be about 3 years old and is now in a foster home in Oklahoma City, OK where he will be vetted soon. Check back for updates!

Brett - Just Rescued
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. He will soon be enjoying the good life in a Furever Foster home in Denver, CO. 
Check back for updates!

Stetson- Available Now
Stetson is a 2 year young sweet, easy going boy that looks like a Setter/Golden mix to us. He weighs
50-55 lbs. He is vetted and in a foster home near Bentonville, AR. Stetson is good with other dogs and people but has not been around cats. He needs a home with another dog and stay at home/work from home parents...more

Sugar - Available Soon
Sweet Sugar is a 35 lb 7 year young pocket Setter. She is good with other dogs and cats. She has some separation anxiety and needs another 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 near Austin, TX. Check back for updates!