We specialize in labrador retriever rescue and adoption in Texas.

We are dedicated to making positive change for animals in the state of Texas. The Lone Star Animal Welfare League is a tax deductible 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

Our Mission

The Lone Star Animal Welfare League was founded in 2004. It is a 501 (c) (3) organization with the mission of "Bettering the Lives of our Best Friends." Our goals serve to promote not only better, healthier lives for the pets in our community but promote a better existence for the homeless animals who are in great need of our assistance and advocacy.

Our Goals

  • Raise SPAY/NEUTER awareness through distribution of educational materials. Sponsor discounted and free spay/neuter vouchers to those in need of assistance. To date : 3500 families received aid.
  • Save Labrador Retrievers and Lab Mixes from euthanasia through our LSAWL Lab Match program. To date: 3000 rescued and adopted .
  • Lend aid to our local shelter.
  • Promote safe off leash environment for socialization and encourage responsible pet ownership practices in our community.
  • Partner with The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation to establish an educated dog friendly community.

Donations can also be mailed to:

  • Lone Star Animal Welfare League (LSAWL)
  • PO Box 130175
  • The Woodlands, TX 77393

Featured Labs for Adoption

Please contact (lonestarlabadoptions@gmail.com) if you are interested in adopting one of our dogs.


Harris »

Dear Harris has been a work in progress for months. When we rescued him from a kill shelter last fall, he was just a mess. He had both sarcoptic and demodex mange, every type of intestinal parasite, and was heartworm positive. He was so weak we had to pull him (literally) in a wagon out of the shelter. He was barely recognizable as a dog.

Today, six year old Harris is a lovely yellow lab who is devoted to the caregivers who got him...

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Charlie »

Charlie is a 2 year old ( 56 lbs) handsome lab / Golden mix who finds himself lucky to finally be living the good life with foster care and training.

We think he might have been an outside dog before we took him in as a stray from Harris County Animal Control . He is learning all about houses, ( he is housetrained and now crate trained !) , meeting other dogs , playing with other dogs and learning all about toys. HE totally LOVES his...


Chief »

The handsome and hunky Chief is a 4 year old black male labrador, from less than perfect beginnings. Everything is a new experience for Chief...toys, treats, cuddles, training, and the luxury of being an indoor companion. Chief was ill when he first came from the shelter, and withdrawn, but with good food and meds plus TLC, he has come around to the idea that he is of value to someone. He has responded in kind, by staying close by his humans,...


Featured Events

Please join us at our upcoming future events!

To see additional information, please visit our Events page by selecting "Events" at the top of this page. You can also see pictures from prior events by selecting "Previous Event Photos" under our Events tab.

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The Board of LSAWL

  • President: Laura McConnell
  • Vice-President: Krissey Vlantes-Anderson
  • Treasurer: Georgia Roose
  • Secretary: Sue Burley
  • Members at large: Chuck McConnell, Connie Eshelman, Carol Black, Sally Adams