The Dog Alliance

About The Dog Alliance “We provide service dogs for veterans who are challenged by the visible and invisible wounds of war.  We provide therapy dogs to reduce stress in the workplace, the airport, the courts and schools.  We bring joy to patients in nursing homes and hospitals.  We provide self-esteem building summer camps for kidsContinue reading “The Dog Alliance”


About LOVE-A-BULL “The LOVE-A-BULL mission is to promote responsible guardianship and improve the image and lives of pit bull type dogs through community support, education, advocacy, and rescue.” Volunteer Opportunities Foster: Give a loving, comfortable home to a dog while it waits to find its forever home. Help with adoption and fundraising events JoinContinue reading “LOVE-A-BULL”

Hoofbeats Academy

About Hoofbeats Academy “​Hoofbeats Academy is the ‘able stable’ and a ‘MOUNTessori’ classroom. The stable is an enriched environment with horsemanship materials for differently abled students to freely explore. The goal is for all to ‘get stable’ by providing for diverse needs.” Volunteer Opportunities Assist with the lesson program Facility maintenance Fundraising Event supportContinue reading “Hoofbeats Academy”

Pflugerville Pets Alive!

About PPA! “​Pflugerville Pets Alive! is a volunteer run organization with two main goals: finding loving and safe homes for the homeless pets of Pflugerville, and support the Pflugerville Animal Shelter.   We are committed to raising awareness that shelter animals are loving and fantastic companions, and the importance of pet population control through spaying and neutering.  WeContinue reading “Pflugerville Pets Alive!”

Divine Canines

About Divine Canines “Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who wanted to share the unconditional love of dogs with people in special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began with five dog-and-handler teams, one large client – the Austin State Hospital – and a professional dog trainer who generouslyContinue reading “Divine Canines”

House Rabbit Resource Network

About HRRN “The House Rabbit Resource Network is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the lives of domestic rabbits by: Educating people about caring for companion rabbits as house pets, facilitating rabbit rescues and adoptions, [and] promoting rabbit advocacy and welfare.“ Volunteer Opportunities Care for bunnies at the shelter, including learning about theirContinue reading “House Rabbit Resource Network”

Service Dogs, Inc.

About Service Dogs, Inc. “Founded in 1988 by attorney Sheri Soltes, Service Dogs, Inc. builds better lives for Texans overcoming challenges through partnerships with custom trained Assistance Dogs provided free of charge.“ Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer at Events: Help with setup, teardown, interaction with the public, and event preparation like making signs and stuffing gift bags. Out-of-townContinue reading “Service Dogs, Inc.”

Texas Humane Heroes

About 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 vaccinations as well as family-friendly community events. WeContinue reading “Texas Humane Heroes”

Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary

About Thundering Paws “Thundering Paws offers a safe haven for cats who are homeless, neglected, injured, or abused. We help other animals when we can find a foster home for them.” Volunteer Opportunities Thundering Paws schedules morning and afternoon volunteer shifts every day and hosts volunteers on Sunday afternoons for more extensive projects. VolunteerContinue reading “Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary”

Lifelong Friends Pet Adoptions

About Lifelong Friends “Lifelong Friends Pet Adoptions is a non-profit 501c(3), no-kill pet rescue center dedicated to preventing animal suffering, rescuing and caring for stray and abandoned dogs and cats and finding homes for these animals, educating the public about responsible pet ownership, and encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter their animals.” Volunteer OpportunitiesContinue reading “Lifelong Friends Pet Adoptions”

Georgetown Animal Shelter

About Georgetown Animal Shelter “The problem of pet overpopulation belongs to the community as a whole, not just to the people paid to work at the animal shelter.  Without volunteers, the quality of life of pets in the animal shelter would be much lower.  Without volunteers, they would seldom be taken out for walks, bathed,Continue reading “Georgetown Animal Shelter”

Central Texas SPCA

About CTSPCA “At the Central Texas SPCA, we rescue abandoned and homeless dogs and cats at risk of euthanasia and provide them with a unique home-like shelter with spacious indoor condos for the cats, size-appropriate crates for the dogs, as well as outdoor kennels and off-leash play areas for the dogs. For over 30 years,Continue reading “Central Texas SPCA”

Austin Farm Sanctuary

About AFS “Austin Farm Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) animal rescue farm and organization. Our mission is to rescue and provide sanctuary to farm animals and to inspire change in how society views and treats these beautiful creatures. We believe that progress requires more than the actions of a few, it requires a community. We strive toContinue reading “Austin Farm Sanctuary”

Austin Wildlife Rescue

About AWR “Austin Wildlife Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife in the Austin area. We have been a proud Central Texas tradition since 1977. AWR started as a small group of concerned individuals from diverse backgrounds with a common interest in providing experienced care for wildlife. From the smallContinue reading “Austin Wildlife Rescue”

Austin Dog Rescue

About ADR “Austin Dog Rescue (ADR) has been rescuing and finding homes for homeless dogs since 2006…We are an all-volunteer organization and have no paid employees. All our dogs are housed and cared for by foster caregivers in a home setting. We focus on rescuing dogs that will fit in to most homes, but weContinue reading “Austin Dog Rescue”

Austin Humane Society

About AHS “Serving our community since 1952, the Austin Humane Society (AHS) is the longest standing no-kill shelter in Austin. AHS transforms the lives of animals and the people who love them through life-saving programs that find animals homes, serve animals and people in times of crisis, prevent future homelessness through spay and neuter, andContinue reading “Austin Humane Society”

Austin Animal Center

About AAC “We’re America’s largest No Kill community, saving more than 98% of the 16k animals that come through our doors each year!” Volunteer Opportunities Dog Adoption Ambassadors: Help adopters find the right dog for their family. Cat Enrichment & Adoption volunteer: Spend time giving extra love and attention to AAC’s cats, and helpContinue reading “Austin Animal Center”


About Emancipet “Emancipet is a nonprofit on a mission to make spay/neuter services and veterinary care affordable and accessible to all pet owners. We manage an expanding national network of high-quality, low-cost clinics; offer customized training and consulting programs to animal welfare organizations nationwide; and advocate for strategies and public policy that improve the livesContinue reading “Emancipet”

Austin Pets Alive!

About APA! “Our story hasn’t necessarily been for the faint of heart. Austin Pets Alive! began when vulnerable, homeless pets truly needed us the most. When we were first imagined, Austin had a kill-rate of 87% – today, we have a save-rate of 97%. Through hardships, we have found inspiration; and through this inspiration, weContinue reading “Austin Pets Alive!”