My name is GIRL RINGO!

English Setter Dog for adoption in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania - GIRL RINGO
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Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue

Facts about GIRL RINGO

  • Breed: English Setter
  • Color: White - With Red, Golden, Orange Or Chestnut
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 16-116
Gender: Female
Age: 6-10 years. Owner first stated she was 6yo, then later changed it to 10yrs. Because of her agility and activity level, the original 6 year age could be correct, but we must disclose, she could very well be an active 10 year old.
Size/Weight: 35 pounds
Color: Orange and white
Breed: English Setter

Good with Children: Yes

Good with Dogs: Yes. Foster home has a dog. Girl is perfectly fine with that, also fine with other dogs we meet on walks.

Good with Cats: Unknown

House trained: Yes. She paces back and forth as her signal.

Crate trained: Yes, Girl is learning to go in to crate on command and settles in for a nap.

Leash trained: She uses a harness. Foster is working on leash walking with a collar, also.

Activity Level: Girl’s energy level is very good. Girl plays with toys and loves to play in the yard, however she also likes to cuddle on the couch beside you and to sleep with you in bed. Girl will also sleep well in her crate for the night.

Fence: Girl is absolutely homeland security for birds and squirrels so a hard fence is necessary. The fence has to be secure or Girl will go on a mission to take out some squirrels and reduce the numbers in the neighborhood.

Behavior: Girl watches what you do and follows you so she can be ready to cuddle as soon as you sit down. She also wants to be ready in case you’re going outside and she can go out too. Girl rides well in the car. Foster is working on basic commands with Girl. She is also a good watchdog.

Medical History: Girl is the picture of health! Her coat stays very white, her hair is smooth and silky and her eyes are bright.
When Girl came to us she was very underweight. She gained 10 pounds in 2 weeks. Girl had worms and fleas. She no longer has either.
Girl is spayed, up to date on vaccines and micro chipped. Girl is UTD on monthly heartworm and flea/tick meds.

Foster Comments: Girl is happy, lively and cheerful. She seems to love everyone. She loves to play and sleep. She is a tiny little princess.
Girl likes to be petted and hugged. Girl will be a nice addition to any home, large or small. She is a good companion in the home, follows you around to every room to be with you, and settles in when you sit down. Girl loves to hang out on the sofa, but will also hang in her bed or at your feet.
Her very favorite thing to do is be out in the yard watching for birds and squirrels. She runs with her head up, on constant bird watch.
When Girl came to us she did not answer to her name, Ringo, but she did answer to Girl. You have to wonder why she wasn’t really given a name. Why she lived in a tiny concrete kennel her entire life. Well no matter. Girl is doing great, likes being a family pet and has adjusted well to her new life. She is a good eater, dry food twice a day.

Adoption fee: $150.00

Foster Location: Staten Island, New York
In most cases volunteer transport is available for your adopted dog to within 2 hours of your home.

Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue is not a shelter, but a group of volunteers who are committed to finding excellent homes for the dogs in our program. All of our dogs are living in foster homes in states across the country. Often times a dog is not geographically close to where an adopter lives. When possible, transport assistance is provided at no cost to the adopter. Our transports are coordinated by the Above and Beyond ES Rescue Transport volunteers and driven by volunteers. For more information and to complete an application, please visit the Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue website,

About Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Mission Statement

Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue's goal is rescuing English Setters in need of new homes. While in our care the dogs will be vetted, spayed or neutered, and evaluated in foster homes, where they can learn love and
stability and we can determine which type of home would work best for each dog. Once adopted Above and Beyond volunteers will be available for the dogs and adopters for each dogs life, with advice and support. Our mission is
to put English Setters welfare first and foremost. We are a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization. 100% of your donation goes to help English Setters in need and is tax deductible.

Each home will be carefully screened to determine whether an English Setter is the correct choice. Home visits will be done as well as reference checks, no dog will be placed before it's time. Every dog rescued by Above and Beyond English Setter rescue will remain in our care until the correct match is found for that dog. English Setters in Above and Beyond's care will never be warehoused. Each dog will live in a home situation (no kennels or living outdoors) as either the ONLY foster dog or one of 2 foster dogs, so a true evaluation of each dog can occur before adoption.

We also will assist shelters housing English Setters by courtesy posting the dogs they have available and if the shelter agrees we will speak to potential adopters about the breed and help with screening.

For more information on our mission, or for assistance, please contact Michael Myers or anyone listed on our Contacts page.

Our Adoption Process...

When an application is submitted, you will receive a phone call and an initial interview. The next step is to check your references. Then a home visit will be scheduled, if you are approved through each of the prior steps. Every dog in A and B's program is available until an approved adopter speaks for that dog. No one can speak for any dog until they are approved and we do NOT hold dogs for anyone. We have had people who were disappointed that they did not get the dog they initially applied for, but the ones who hung in there with us would not change a thing now that they have their A & B Dog.

Please Note:
1:You must be at least 21 years old to apply to adopt an A&B Setter.
2: Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
3: Proof of heartworm preventative and testing is required (via vet records or receipts) for current dogs and recently passed dogs.
4: Signature is implied and assumed on e-mail & online Adoption Applications.

Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue's adoption fee is $300.00 for dogs one year and older, $395.00 for puppies and dogs under one year. We have made every attempt at keeping our adoption fee the lowest we could despite the rising costs associated with spaying and neutering, immunizations and other related routine care. In some instances our adoption fee’s never comes close to the care associated before an adoption of one of our dogs takes place. We do feel however that our adoption fee is still less then if the adopter had to pay these expenses out of their pocket. Also remember we include the first year of complete pet recovery protection for your dog with your adoption fee through Pet Shepherd.

Above and Beyond does have dogs in various areas of the country. Do not be discouraged if you are not in our core areas of PA, NJ, MD, DE, NY.See the link below for more information. Seniors and Special Needs dogs are usually less.