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: 1500 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 Pets for Adoption

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

If you are unable to reach us by e-mail, please call 281-851-8844.

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Simon »

Sweet Simon! This sweet lab mix boy came to us from Brazoria County, picked up as a stray. Simon is a typical playful pup, and extremely "light on his paws". He likes to sit and look at you from a distance, and will then run up and lightly tap his front paws on you to remind you that he is in your presence. Simon gets along with all the furry foster siblings in his current foster home, learning to chase after toys and balls, and loves to...

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Izzy »

Izzy is approximately 2 years old, and a very petite black lab girl at 45#. She is what we would call a "pocket lab" due to her small frame. Izzy was found as a stray with another furry friend, and the owners were called upon intake at the shelter. The owners said they would claim her buddy but no longer wanted her, yet they never claimed either dog. Her friend was adopted, but Izzy sat at the shelter 3 weeks until LSAWL came and saved...

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Annie Oakley »

This little blonde bombshell is new to our program. Her rescuer saved her from the shelter at Christmas time, and bottlefed her and her siblings until they were on their four feet and ready for Big Puppy Food. Annie is probably a Labrador x Australian shepherd cross, combining the loveable personality of the lab with the sharp wits of the Aussie. She was the runt of the litter but is wise beyond her years and fears no one and no other animal,...


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: Connie Eshelman, Carol Black, Mike Day, Lori Day, Sally Adams