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 Pets for Adoption

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

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Miles »

Little Miles is a black Labrador mix. The sweet little thang was sprung from a small town shelter with not the best hygiene practices, and came down with parvo. It was a mighty struggle for his little body. He lost his appetite, was nauseous and lost weight. But after a week on pins and needles and offers of all kinds of tempting treats from chicken nuggets to ice cream, Miles got back on his feet, found his appetite, and is on the road to...

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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...


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.


Great deal ! A win win for the braces recipient and for the animals !!!

Thank you Connie Collins Eshelman and Mike !

This Silent Auction item benefiting Lone Star Animal Welfare League’s Fixing Montgomery County Program has been graciously donated by Mike Eshelman of Tomball Orthodontics .

It will be part of the Mutts & Putts Golf Tournament’s Silent Auction beginning on June 30th and will continue online and through Facebook until July 14th. (Monday, July 18th at 8:00 p.m)

Minimum starting bid is $2,500. Bid increments of $200. If you have any questions please contact our Silent Auction Coordinator for this item (Tracey) and she will put you in touch with the dental office for more information .

Tracey will take all bids on this offer. Her number is 281-827-5534


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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, Doreen Saeger-Coffey