Owner Assistance


Do you need assistance finding a loving new home for your Springer?


ESRA may be able to help.

We offer owner assistance to Springer owners coast to coast who find themselves unable to keep their dog. We typically have a list of approved adopters who are eager to adopt a Springer. They have gone through a careful screening process. We take great care to place each dog in the right home and setting where he/she will thrive.

The most common way that we help owners is by taking Springers into our foster care program. Typically, the dog would stay with a foster family before we match him or her with an adopter. A foster home is a household usually with another Springer or two. We are all huge Springer fans, experienced with spoiling them and making them at ease in the foster home. It really helps us get to know the dog so we can place him/her in the most suitable home.

For dogs that aren’t suitable for adoption, sometimes we can lend other support or refer owners to experienced trainers or resources.

If you are not in ESRA's coverage areaESRA's coverage area, please check the coordinator page for further contact information.


+ Toll-free: 1-844-DOG-ESRA (844-364-3772)

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How do you start the process?

Please complete the questionnaire below about your dog.   After we receive your form, the coordinator for your area will contact you to discuss your dog. If you have not heard anything in a day or two, or things are urgent, please contact the coordinator directly.

After submission, you will receive an email copy of your form, which we recommend saving. It could be in your spam/junk mail, so please check there if you don't see it in your Inbox. You will also be contacted by your regional coordinator, so continue to keep an eye on your junk mail. If you do not hear something within a few days, or things are more urgent, please check the coordinator contact page and reach out to your coordinator.
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