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: 1700 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 Laura McConnell (lmaclonestar@gmail.com) if you are interested in adopting one of our dogs.

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Moose »

We received a call about a stray dog…. “looks like a lab”. Of course, we get there, and are greeted by this huge hulking pup who appears to have been assembled from leftover baby dinosaur parts. Great Dane? Lab? Boxer? Pit? Who knows for sure what lurks in the family tree. We CAN tell you he is one happy, affectionate boy. He will run to you and stand on hind legs for a Moose-hug, or saunter over and casually lean against your leg, just...

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Bear »

Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce myself. My name is Bear, as in teddy bear. I am everything that my name implies. I like to cuddle, gaze lovingly into your eyes, rest my head in your lap, and just basically be your best friend, and right- hand man. I am between 10 months and 1 year old, according to the doctors. I love children and other dogs and even a cat or two. I am also good with horses! My foster mommy says I am perfect....


Brandi »

Sing with me now….”Brandi, you’re a fine dog. What a good pal you will be.” If you are over 40, you will remember that song lyric I just modified, and it will be stuck in your head for days. As it should be…because this is a girl you should give some serious consideration to.

Brandi is a 2-3 year old lab mix, perhaps with some Golden Retriever in her family tree? Her short, smooth coat is a luscious cognac color, and her foster mom...


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.


On behalf of Lone Star Animal Welfare League, Diamonds in the Rough (Sports Memoribilla and Charity Auctions) is hosting an online auction with some wonderful items from famous sports icons. Get your Christmas shopping done early by purchasing some of these items. Lone Star will receive a percentage from each purchase!

Click Here to view the wonderful items that are up for bid!


SPOTLIGHT ON...........


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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, Mike Day, Lori Day, Sally Adams