Bogie was adopted and then returned to the shelter because he "bothered kids too much." Apparently Lee and Ernst's son, Nick, doesn't seem to be bothered in the least!
Pam writes, "I am overjoyed that I found Tuck!!!! ... he sure knows how to snuggle in bed!"
Hudson and Terri Green with their two children
Joyce and Rich Sedlak are the proud parents of Marlie.
Belle's new family is the Reres family. Tony, Michelle, and girls Jade and Zara.
"Lucy has made herself right at home with her setter brother, Henry." Anne and John Dunmire.
Emma is now living and being spoiled by Stephen and Mary Ann Gosnell.
Callahan is a child now in the Aimino family.
"Minnie is such a doll, we've been in love with her from day one. She's just a complete joy and we are so happy to have her in our family!!" Tammy & Gordon McKibbon & family.
Bentley lives with Mom and Dad, Eileen and Tom Cantlon.
Melissa Michael of Solebury Township sits recently with her dog Molly, a 5-year-old English Setter.
Jake is home with Joe, Alice Ann, Pop Pop and Alex Andress and his new brother Oliver.
Barney is living ith the Donoghue family in PA. He's such a great dog and we're sure he's eating up all the attention from the children that he now shares his life with.
Oliver is living happily with Joe, Alice Ann, Pop Pop and Alex Andress and his new brother Jake!
Buddy is happy and being spoiled by Jim, Marjorie and Patrick Doyle.
Augie (formerly Ashton)
Augie found is forever home with Ardy and Craig and their two boys, Andrew and Tyler. They live in a log cabin on 6 acres in Southeastern PA.
Chauncy is enjoying his golden years with Anne in Southeastern PA.
Sara says Luke is more than she ever could have asked for in a dog.
Rain is living with the Troy family - Lisa and Jeff, their daughter Devin and Rain's new sister Maggie. (l to r - Lisa, Rain, Maggie, Devin)
Genna's new Mon & Dad recently shared with us that "Genna is the sweetest little bundle of personality and energy wrapped up in a petite package. When she came to us she was afraid of everything and now she loves most all dogs and people. Next to Boomer her best friend is still her brother Jetson."
Raisen's new Dad Philip, was looking for a companion. Now they are two bachelors hanging out in Philip's beautiful self-remodeled home.
This picture is appropriately called "Timmy Give Kiss."
"Quincy wishes to say welcome to everyone new on the list, as he sits beside me on the daybed, and tries to stick his nose on the screen. These babies will change your life, I know mine did!!!" Shelly & Bryan, Derry, PA
Jet lives with Deb and Sami Allen in Schuylkill Haven PA. He loves everything and everybody and is very happy with his ES brother Bailey.
Hank (Charlie) Mansfield
Hank is living with Mark and Jenn in PA. Jenn says " He is doing wonderful. He is my little buddy and I could care less if he ever learned to hunt or not. Mark & I just love him."
"She is doing well and is just an awesome dog!" - Ivy
"Trotter is doing very well, in fact we just heard him speak for the first time as he watched some deer wandering in the woods. He's getting stronger and more playful by the hour. " Trotter is living with Kathy and Neil, new brother Nick and kitty Groucho in PA.
Dusty, along with Briar, has joined the Cantlon family in NJ.
Briar, along with Dusty, has joined the Cantlon family in NJ
Katie (Cinnamon) Hampel
Cinnamon lives with the Hampel family in PA. She spends her summer on their boat and the rest of the year in their spacious family home.
Watson (Mulligan) Wensyel
Watson lives with Pat and Bill Wensyel and his sister Ellie. His favorite hobby is breaking open bags of leaves and playing in them. Pat tells us that Watson makes them laugh constantly.
Braveheart has come a long way in his first year with us. He has blossomed in the most spectacular way! He looks like quite a different boy from when he arrived last summer. He was totally shut down.
"Jake is a wonderful little guy. We are enjoying his enthusiasm for life! Deb, Ron, Kelsey, Celeste, Shiloh and lots of hugs and tail wags from Jake"
Ike and Ida Arndt
Ike and Ida, two beautiful senior setters, are sharing their lives with the Arndt family in DE. They also have two siblings, Bogey & B'lue
"Joy is sitting on my lap as I write this. What a sweetie! I forgot how crazy it was to have a puppy" Gloria and Dave, PA
Molly-Claire (Winnie) Brady
Molly-Claire lives in MD with her new family, Mom Michele and two new sisters.
Desi now lives in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire with Victoria and Caite.
Arnold has been adopted by a wonderful family, the Melchi's. Here he is on the family's 2004 greeting card, with brother Kasey and happy parents, Kay & Barry.
Ruby Tuesday (Miss May) Buzzard
Miss May now lives with her new family in West Virginia who recently told us: "May is now "Ruby Tuesday," we changed her name right after she got here and she is the best little dog there is she just stays right with me in public and is so funny sometimes what a great match for both of us."
Lyla's new parents drove halfway to get her and she is now in her new home in NJ. Her parents tell us she is getting along well with their FCR and the cat and they report that she has already found where the food is.
Kali (Miss Philly)
Miss Philly, now Kali, is living the with Reni & Vince in PA. Bonnie, our founder, recently got a call from Kali's Mom who said she wanted to return Kali in 2099!!!! Made us all laugh. Kali is so spoiled there and she knows it already!
Rosie (Millie) Durkin
Little minx Rosie is living in PA with a wonderful family.
Romeo (Merlin) Marsh
"Romeo seems to fit right in, and he loves watching "squirrel tv" from our library windows. Our older setter, Berkley, used to love to watch squirrel TV and to chase the squirrels until he got lymphoma. Romeo will be much loved! Pam Marsh & Larry Maier
Daisy is doing great! She can run around with her bone in her mouth all day, which keeps her out of trouble. Daisy is already enrolled in obedience school. After passing obedience school they are thinking of agility training!
"Emmie had a great Christmas and was spoiled by my whole family. She is becoming very attached to Jason and likewise for him too. Emmie is becoming very protective of her territory (our yard), and her new family. She's really coming out of her shell."
"Danny arrived safe and sound. Many thanks to all involved in his transport. He is so lovable and follows us everywhere. We are so pleased. We'll be in touch to let you know how he is adjusting. His Nana is staying the week to help him get used to his new home."
Winston is living the life every dog dreams of in a beautiful country setting in Maine with his new sibling, Mr. Bean.
Kinston is now living in PA with his new family. Kinston's foster Mom wrote: "He traveled beautifully, and is so comfortable with them that he has even eaten a bit. He also met his new skin grandparents I’m told, and wowed them as well. I really think Kinston hit the jackpot in a forever family!"
CB (Jeeters) Kubrak
We just wanted to thank you for bring CB to our home. He cried a little when you left—but is enjoying us very much. He slept soundly through the night—and loves to sit by us and be loved. He is just so good!! We will take good care of him—promise.
Buddy is living PA with the Alderfer family, including pal Wrigley. Buddy's Mom tells us that truly he is happy, just always the serious fellow for photos.
Marni is living the good life in PA with a wonderful family.
The valiant and handsome Gareth was a courtesy posting by our rescue, who also found his forever home before the holidays.
Little Sadie was snapped up by a wonderful family in PA before she even made it to her Foster Mom. Her family reports that she is living like royalty.
Bernard (Ben) Pulkowski
"Thank you so much for posting Ben's photos on the website. I wanted to share them with everyone because he seems SO VERY HAPPY here and we love him to pieces!" -- Sue
Meet the Lowe family - l to r: Sharkey, Beth, Parker, Thomas (on the couch), Jim and newest member, Smith in Virginia.
I am so happy with Buddy. He still isn't eating much but otherwise seems very healthy and active. I plan to start the training for the fence tomorrow. When he wants to go out in the early morning he puts his nose or his paw on my bed. Meara is still sharing her bed with him. Thank you so much.
Smoochie (Luke) Harman
Luke, now called "Smoochie", is sharing his life with the Harman family -- Kelly, Chuck, Olivia, and their pets Calvin and Hobbs.
Rori, as she is known now, lives with John in western PA and her new brother Jackson. (l to r - Jackson, John, Rori)
Minnie (Bianca) Gadow
Little minx Minnie traveled all the way from Alabama to Pennsylvania. Then she was off to Iowa where she now lives with her forever family. Minnie's Mom Jane writes: "Thanks to all of the generous folks who took time out of their weekend to bring this little girl to us."
"Preston really seems to be at home here and we are really happy. He helped us give out Halloween candy on Friday nite and everyone thought that he was a handsome boy. Thanks for helping place him with us. We are happy and we are sure that Preston is too. He's a sweet guy that just needed security." - Martha
The dogs pictured here are the LUCKY ones, the ones who have found their forever homes. Sadly, this is not always the case. All of us who are involved with Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue try our best to ensure that all the dogs needing a home find their own Happily Setter After family.
To the families of Above & Beyond, if you have a new picture or update on your fur baby that you'd like to share, we'd love to hear from you! Please contact June VanDemark and she will share your information with the A and B family.
Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue A non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization.