Your Community Partners

Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.

Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.

Austin Animal Center

Austin Animal Center runs the largest No Kill municipal animal shelter in the United States, providing shelter to more than 18,000 animals each year and animal protection services to all of Austin and Travis County.

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Austin Boxer Rescue

Our mission: To balance the health, safety, and welfare needs of canines in the Central Texas area by providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded Boxers. Once placed in new homes they become more than just pets, they become family.

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Austin Dog Alliance

Since 2006, The Dog Alliance has been improving the lives of families and individuals through therapeutic programs which incorporate the powerful connection between dogs and humans.

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Austin Dog Rescue

Austin Dog Rescue (ADR) has been rescuing and finding homes for homeless dogs since 2006. In the summer of 2007 Austin Dog Rescue applied for and received their 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit status. With our careful placement, and commitment to being our dog's lifelong advocate, we have assisted thousands of homeless dogs throughout the Central Texas.

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Austin Humane Society

The Austin Humane Society (AHS) offers comprehensive, humane, life-saving animal services, transforming the lives of animals and those who love them.

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Austin Pets Alive!

To promote and provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals.

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Blue Dog Rescue

Blue Dog Rescue is an all-volunteer, charitable organization that works to find permanent, loving homes for at-risk homeless dogs in the Central Texas area, all the while preparing them for the best possible relationship with you!

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Border Collie Rescue

BCRTx is a volunteer non-profit organization which accepts Border Collies from owners, shelters, and other rescuers. Some rescues are pedigreed, some look and act purebred but have no verification, a few are known BC mixes. Rescues range from puppies to seniors.

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Central Texas Feline Rescue

Central Texas Feline Rescue is a 501(c) (3) non profit organization, all donations not for goods or services are tax deductible. We are an all-volunteer TNRM rescue group. We Trap, Neuter (or spay) and Release cats in feral colonies in the Austin/Round Rock area, and then we maintain them through feeding and care.

Visit Central Texas Feline Rescue

Cocker Spaniel Rescue

Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that works to find permanent, loving homes for homeless cocker spaniels in the Central Texas area.

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From the Heart Rescue

Our mission is to serve the underserved -- the abandoned, orphaned, abused, injured and special needs dogs which have nowhere else to turn and to provide the love and care they never had until a forever home is found.

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Georgetown Animal Shelter

The Animal Services Department provides Animal Sheltering services and Animal Control for City of Georgetown residents. Services are only provided for residents inside the city limits of Georgetown, but anyone may adopt from the shelter.

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German Shepherd Rescue of Central Texas

German Shepherd Rescue of Central Texas strives to save German Shepherds and German Shepherd mixes from neglect, abuse, and premature death. We give rescued dogs a chance to have the good life they deserve through rescue, adoption, referrals, and behavior counseling. We do not sell dogs. We adopt intelligent, sensitive beings into homes where their personalities and potential will be valued.

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German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue

German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of North Texas, Inc., doing business as Texas GSP Rescue, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that places abandoned GSPs in safe, loving homes. We are not a shelter and have no kennel facility. Any dog taken in by our program must have a foster home for the duration of the dog's stay with us before placement in a permanent adoptive home.

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Guide Dogs for the Blind

Since 1942, Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) has been creating partnerships between people, dogs, and communities.

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Happy Endings Dog Rescue

The heart of the giver is what’s important: a heart that loves, cares and is willing to share. A heart that beats to the drama of live – saving rescue is the heart that beats for life.

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Helping Hands Bassett Rescue

Helping Hands Basset Rescue is a 501(3)(c) Not-For-Profit, volunteer organization dedicated to saving the homeless basset hounds of Central, Texas. Our organization gives Bassets a second chance to live as they were intended - as someone's best animal friend.

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IDOG Rescue

IDOG Rescue, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) foster-based rescue dedicated to the protection of Labradoodles and Goldendoodles. IDOG Rescue has been operating in good standing as a 501(c)(3) organization since 2006.

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Life Long Friends Rescue

Has a photo of a particular dog or cat tugged on your heartstrings? Would you like to get to know that animal a little better and contribute to his or her care here at the shelter? For a small monthly donation you can virtually adopt that animal!

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PAWS of Austin

In addition to daily rescue operations and animal care, PAWS of Austin developed many programs to benefit the community and to better the lives of domestic animals. In many occasions we combine forces with national organization for a bigger impact. We assist municipalities and law enforcement, as well as many shelters and smaller rescue organizations in Texas and other parts of the country.

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Pflugerville Animal Shelter

The Pflugerville Animal Shelter is a great place to adopt a new family pet! You can be sure the animal will have had a health check-up and is current on all shots, and is spayed or neutered. Come visit us and pfind the pfriend you've been looking for!

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Scouts Honor Rescue

Scout's Honor Rescue thanks you for seeking to adopt a rescue animal! Our goal is to place our rescued pets in permanent, loving homes.

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Safe Haven Rescue

Safe Haven Animal Rescue is comprised of a network of foster families. We do not have a facility and are limited to the amount of animals we can take in from the public.

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Small Paws Rescue

Each breed has a rescue organization for their breed. Small Paws is the largest breed rescue in the country, with over 800 volunteers and over 6000 members in 26 countries.

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South Texas Aussie Rescue

South Texas Aussie Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit adoption organization dedicated to placing Australian Shepherds in new loving, supportive homes. These dogs have previously been abandoned, neglected, or lived in a home that either cannot or will not keep them any longer. We foster these dogs and evaluate them. We take care of their medical needs and then diligently strive to place them into caring, loving and permanent homes.

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Southwest English Setter Rescue

SWESR is dedicated to rescuing abandoned and neglected English Setters throughout the Southwest United States. We rehabilitate English Setters by providing full medical care and behavior assessments in a foster home in order to prepare them for adoption.

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Texas Humane Heroes

Texas Humane Heroes is a No Kill, private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization with dog and cat adoption centers in Leander (Greater Austin Metropolitan area) and Killeen, Texas. Established in 1979, Texas Humane Heroes enhances the lives of pets and people through adoption, availability of our low-cost spay/neuter and vaccination clinics as well as family-friendly community events.

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Unleashed Unlimited

Founded in 2007, Unleashed Unlimited is a full-service dog training company based in the Austin, Texas area. We proudly offer group classes, private sessions, board and train, and other services to dog owners in the Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, Crystal Falls, Liberty Hill, Round Rock, Circle C, Steiner Ranch, Pflugerville, and surrounding areas.

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Weimariner Rescue

Weimaraner Rescue of Texas, Inc. is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3), non-profit, charitable organization.

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Whiskers Rescue

Whiskers Rescue is dedicated to spaying and neutering feral, untamed cats and releasing them back to their environment to live out their lives without contributing to the stray cat population.

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Wilco Regional Animal Shelter

The Objectives in creating a regional animal shelter include: increasing pet adoptions and lost pet claims, emphasizing humane care for lost, unwanted, or displaced pets
assisting animal control public safety efforts by providing a safe haven for strays and secure area for dangerous animals, and reducing the costs to each participating entity through a shared regional facility.

Visit Wilco Regional Animal Shelter

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