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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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:

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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Kris

Kris is a 7 1/2 year young handsome boy that was left at a shelter in Oklahoma by his previous owner. He is in a foster home in Edmond, OK.

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English Setter News

Southwest English Setter Rescue

1 day 2 hours ago

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Southwest English Setter Rescue

5 days 2 hours ago

The last 2 weekend adoptions for SWESR completed their transport and are now with their furever families. Adam’s new mom flew to San Antonio, TX to pick up Adam and rented a car to drive him home to CO. She graciously offered to also drive Beauty to her waiting furever See More

Southwest English Setter Rescue

6 days 2 hours ago

It was a busy weekend for SWESR dogs. Four pups went to their furever families. Here’s SWESR Stevie meeting her new mom and going for a walk with her dad. Notice the loose leash walking - thanks to the training her great foster mom did with her. And here’s Abigail See More

Southwest English Setter Rescue

1 week 1 day ago

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Southwest English Setter Rescue

1 week 6 days ago

We’re ready for the eclipse! Please remember to keep your pets indoors and safe. This photo was taken the day prior to the eclipse.. #solareclipse #eclipse #dogs #rescuedogs #adoptdontshop See More

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.