Southwest English Setter Rescue
Southwest English Setter Rescue (SWESR) is dedicated to rescuing English Setters throughout the Southwest United States.
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Southwest English Setter Rescue
We rehabilitate English Setters by providing full medical care and behavior assessment in a foster home in order to prepare them for adoption.
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Southwest English Setter Rescue
To ensure all SWESR dogs are placed in loving, permanent homes, we screen and qualify adopters and provide ongoing guidance and support.
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Southwest English Setter Rescue
SWESR promotes animal welfare through community education and outreach and values positive teamwork within our organization as well as partnerships across rescues.
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If you are considering adopting an English Setter rescue dog, click here to see all dogs currently  available and consider submitting an application. 

Here are some of our most recent rescues:

Forrest

This stunning 6 year old boy was surrendered to SWESR because his family wasn’t able to give him what an active field ES needs daily, lots of exercise. He is in a foster home near Autsin, TX.

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Libby

Libby is almost 3 years young and a beautiful girl. She would do best as an only dog. She needs a secure 6′ fenced yard. She has a high prey drive so no cats. Libby is very affectionate and adores her people. She is in a home near Denver, CO.

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Eddie and Samson – Courtesy Post

This is a courtesy post. SWESR is helping this family gather information and look for a new home for their bonded pair of dogs. You’ll submit a SWESR application that we will pass on to the owner. The adoption fee will be up to the current owners. Eddie and Samson are a nearly 5 year old pair of boy/girl littermates who are located in Utah.

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English Setter News

Southwest English Setter Rescue

2 days 15 hours ago

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Southwest English Setter Rescue

6 days 15 hours ago

We have an URGENT need for fosters - especially in OK. If you can help, please email info@swesr.org #fostersneeded #dogfoster #dogs #rescuedogs #adoptdontshop #fostertoadopt See More

Southwest English Setter Rescue

1 week 1 day ago

Libby is almost 3 years young and a beautiful girl. She would do best as an only dog. She needs a secure 6′ fenced yard. She has a high prey drive so no cats. Libby is very affectionate and adores her people. Libby is looking for a person that will See More

Southwest English Setter Rescue

1 week 4 days ago

SWESR Kiva is loving her life in Alaska where her dad spends summers. Her dad says he’s pretty sure she's part goat. She loves to climb to the top of things! Lucky girl to have gone from an owner surrender to living such a great life! #alaskadog #dogs #rescuedog #adoptdontshop See More

Southwest English Setter Rescue

2 weeks 15 hours ago

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About Us

Established in 2012, Southwest English Setter Rescue (SWESR) is incorporated in Texas and a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization.

Our founding members all have many years of experience in English Setter and other animal rescue groups. All of our volunteers share a love for English Setters and an in-depth understanding of this wonderful breed.