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: 2200 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.

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Bear »

Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce myself. My name is Bear, as in teddy bear.

I am now 74 lbs and about 18 months old!! Sometimes a little rough on the initial intro with males but otherwise great with all other dogs. The lil dogs love him!! He even won over the chi's that come here regularly! He sits every morning with my Maggie waiting for breakfast, loves kids, great in a crate, getting better on leash. I let him run w/o...


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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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 follow...


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!


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