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Angela Jeffery

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WOW


Hello Everyone,
I have been to this site a many of times and thought I better express my gratfullness to each and every one of you for helping those who need it. Right now In my care I have 2 senoir Setters 10 and 12 years of age. Of course along with my 6 month old setter. If I had 100 acres of land I would be able to help tons but I do my part. Some day God will grace us all for our efforts of love of animals. I know he smiles upon us every day for helping. God Bless you all and keep up the had work.'
Angie, Harry, Molly and Chloe

Deby Meeks & Dolly Bella

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I am so grateful to ACES


There is hardly a day that goes by that I don't visit the web site and day dream that Dolly and I could rescue every available setter and give them that forever home. I know in my heart that we can't , but I am so grateful for everything you do for these little kids!!!

Anna Strider

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Re: WELCOME TO ACES


This is such a nice page. I hope ACES is doing well we miss you all greatly! This brings tears to my eyes. I kno Ursula would be so proud! = )

Kate Boulos Cedar Ridge Setters

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Thanks for all you do


Just stopping by, keep up the great work! The great temperament possessed by English Setters is truly unique in the dog world. They have great insight into the human soul. I do not think I could ever live my life completley without one to help me through. I'd like to share a poem, for I know you will understand:
THE JEWEL AT MY BED

I stood beside your bed last night, I came to have a look.
You were trying not to cry; I know how much it took.

I whined to you so softly as you brushed away the tears,
“It’s me, I haven’t left you. I’m fine, I’m well, I’m here.

I was close to you this morning, although you didn't see,
You were thinking of the many times your hand reached down to me.

I was with you in the field today, your legs were getting sore.
I longed to find the birds for you, I wish I could do more.

I was with you at my grave today, You tend it with such care.
I want to reassure you, I am not lying there.

I hunted with you this afternoon, the air was crisp and cool.
I quickly found the birds for you, I smiled and said “It’s Jewel.”

I followed you to the house, as you fumbled for the key.
I gently put my paw on you, I barked and said “It’s me!”

You looked so very tired as you sank into your chair.
I tried so hard to tell you that I was standing there.

It is possible for me to be so near you everyday.
To tell you with certainty, “I never went away.”

You sat there very quietly, then smiled, I think you knew...
In the stillness of the evening that I was close to you.

Now the day is over...I stretch and watch you yawning
I say “goodnight, God bless, I’ll see you in the morning.

And when the time is right for you to cross the great divide
I’ll rush down to greet you and we’ll be side by side.

I have so many birds to show you, there is so much for you to see.
Be patient, live your journey out... then come home to hunt with me.

Timothy Varga

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My Best Buddy


I have a 3 y/o english setter named Dudley. I am so happy I have him. We do everything together. we swim in the pool, ride in the truck, and atv together. You heard me correctly he actually sits on the atv and rides when he gets tired of running. Now if I can only get him to wear a helmet and goggles! I will adopt a setter when the time is right. I think its great that other people are as passionate about english setters as I am.

Lori Willmeng

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I never knew!


I was unaware that english setters needed to be rescued. I currently have two 5 year old females, my first english setter past away last year, he was almost 16. When we are ready for a new pup/dog we will definitely contact you. Thanx for all you do.

Lori Willmeng

sue

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so happy!


i have been watching raleigh on your page for so long, hoping for him to find his forever family. i think he is just lovely and if our life circumstances were different, we would have loved to adopt him. i was thrilled today to see that he has found his new family! congratulations to all of you!

Chanda

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Great Web Site


I was browsing the internet for English Setter rescues. We lost our Isabelle in May to cancer. She was a rescued English Setter, and we miss her immensely. We have three other permanent dogs (and two fosters), but none can replace what Izzy brought to our lives. One day I think I would love to adopt another Setter. She was just such a special spirit and so beautiful. You have a great web site. Thank you for all that you do to save these lovely dogs!

Nora Fischer

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Warm hello's & Thank you


I adopted CO Sam in 4/04. He is absolutely the BEST dog in the world. I put milk bones out for him in the morning before work and he will not touch them until I come home. He say's I love you in the greatest, deep, quiet dog voice. He does not bark unless he should, does not jump up on people (unless you want him to), he loves children, cats and other dogs, his doggy door and me(the feelings mutual).His vet said he is one of the most beautiful Tri colored English Setters he has ever seen. He has become the the brightest star in my world and I just want to say thank you ACES!

Sharon Anderson

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Jolie and Stevie


Just want to say Thank You again for our lovely English Setters. Jolie (we call her JoJo, adopted in October 2003) and Stevie (adopted February 2004) are the best of friends. Stevie has taught JoJo to get excited about food! They both jump around the kitchen at feeding time..it's a joy to see. They get us up at 6:00 each day to take their walk through the prairie lands near our home. JoJo's age is showing; she gets confused and sticks to us like a shadow. How lucky we are to have them in our lives! Surely there is no nicer, kinder, sweeter breed of dog!

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