Scroll down to find a breed. The majority of these organizations are in Texas, but some regional and national organizations are listed, too, particularly where Texas organizations are not available.

Afghan Hound
Afghan Hound Rescue contacts
Afghan Hound Club of America Rescue

Airedale Terrier
Lone Star Airedale Club Rescue
Airedale Rescue & Adoption–North Texas
Airedale Terrier Information & Referral
Airedale Terrier Rescue & Adoption for West Texas & New Mexico

Lone Star Akita Club Rescue
Heart of Texas Akita Club Rescue
New Mexico Akita Rescue Group
Akita Rescue of Tulsa, OK

Alaskan Malamute
Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue Association

American Bulldog
American Bulldog Rescue
Ethical Bull Breed Rescue and Referral

American Eskimo Dog
New Leash on Life

American Staffordshire Terrier
Spindletop American Pit Bull/American Staffordshire Terrier Rescue
Treat ’em Right Rescue
Ethical Bull Breed Rescue and Referral

Anatolian Shepherd
National Anatolian Rescue Network
Anatolian Rescue Contacts

Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler/Red Heeler
Texas Cattle Dog Rescue
AuCaDo Australian Cattle Dog Rescue Forum
Australian Cattle Dog and Heeler Rescue
RiverForth Australian Cattle Dogs, rescue
Australian Cattle Dog Rescue, Inc.

Australian Shepherd
South Texas Aussie Rescue
Second Time Around Aussie Rescue–U.S. and Canada
Aussie Rescue & Placement Helpline, Inc.

Basenji Rescue and Transport
Country Hearts Hound & Basenji Rescue

Basset Hound
Basset Buddies Rescue of Texas
Lone Star Basset Hound Rescue
Helping Hands Basset Hound Rescue, Central Texas
North Texas Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.

Blue Bonnet Beagle Rescue of Texas
Hound Rescue
Houston Beagle & Hound Rescue

Bearded Collie
Beardie Rescue–scroll down for Texas contact

Bedlington Terrier
Bedlington Rescue

Belgian Malinois
Department of Defense Miliary Working Dog Center adoptions
ABMC Belgian Malinois Rescue Central Region

Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Sheepdog Rescue–national

Bernese Mountain Dog
Lone Star Bernese Mountain Dog Rescue
Bernese Auction Rescue Coalition, Inc.–rescues from puppy mills, auctions, other bad situations

Bichon Frise
South Texas Bichon Rescue, Pasadena, TX
Small Paws Rescue, Tulsa, OK
Coastal Bend Small Breed Rescue–rescues dogs less than 20 lbs.
Bichon ResQ–national; also see listing by state

Tri-State Bloodhound Rescue, Inc. (TSBR)–Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana
South Central Bloodhound Club Rescue

Border Collie
Border Collie Rescue of Texas
Border Collie Rescue

Boston Terrier
Boston Terrier Rescue of Greater Houston
Boston Terrier Rescue of North Texas
American Boston Terrier Rescue, Gainesville, TX
Nationwide Boston Terrier Rescue, Inc.

Bouvier des Flandres
American Bouvier Rescue League 

DFW Boxer Rescue
Lone Star Boxer Rescue
Texas Boxer Rescue
San Antonio Boxer Rescue
Legacy Boxer Rescue, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Austin
NorCal Boxer Rescue of Texas
Austin Boxer Rescue

Boykin Spaniel
Boykin Spaniel Rescue Inc.–national 

Briard Rescue and Haven

American Brittany Rescue

Brussels Griffon
Brussels Griffon Rescue, national

Bull Terrier
Gulf Coast Bull Terrier Club–rescue
Bull Terrier Club of Dallas–rescue
Bull Terrier Rescue, Inc.

Cairn Terrier
Westie Rescue, Austin–rescues Cairn Terriers, Scotties, and Westies
Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network

Canaan Dog (Kelev K’naani)
Canaan Dog Rescue Network 

Cane Corso Italiano/Italian Corso Dog/Cane da Macellaio/Italian Corso Dog/Italian Mastiff/Italian Molosso
Cane Corso Association of America Rescue
Cane Corso Rescue

Catahoula/Catahoula Leopard Dog
Catahoula Rescue

Lone Star Catahoula Rescue
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Cavalier Rescue in Houston
Lucky Star Cavalier Rescue
Cavalier Rescue USA
Cavalier Connection

Chesapeake Bay Retreiver
Chesapeake Bay Retreiver Rescue

Chihuahua Rescue & Transport

Chinese Crested
Crest Care–national

Chow Chow
West Texas Chow Chow Rescue

Clumber Spaniel
The Clumber Spaniel Club of America Rescue & Placement

Cocker Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel Resuce of Austin/San Antonio
DFW Cocker Spaniel Rescue
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of East Texas, Houston

Collie Rescue Austin
Collie Rescue San Antonio
Houston Collie Rescue

Coonhounds (Bluetick, Redbone, Black and Tan, and Walker)
Country Hearts Hound & Basenji Rescue
Houston Beagle & Hound Rescue

American Black & Tan Coonhound Rescue–national
Michigan Coonhound Rescue

Corgi and Critters NET Rescue, Inc., Houston
CorgiDane Rescue, San Antonio
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Rescue

Dachshund Rescue of Houston
All Texas Dachshund Rescue
Central Texas Dachshund Rescue
Dallas/Ft. Worth Dachshund Rescue Foundation
Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas
Gulf Coast Dachshund Rescue
Dachshund Rescue of North America, Inc.

Recycled Canines Dalmation Rescue, Houston
Loving Spots Dalmation Rescue, Houston

Dalmatian Rescue of North Texas

Houston Area Doberman Rescue
Brazos Valley Doberman Rescue
Doberman Rescue of North Texas
San Antonio Doberman Rescue

English Bulldog
Chunky Trunks English Bulldog & French Bulldog Rescue

English Pointer national
OnPoint Rescue multistate
Pointers from OZ Michigan
Dogs Hope North Carolina
Illinois Birddog Rescue, Inc.

English Springer Spaniel 
English Springer Rescue America

Country Hearts Hound & Basenji Rescue

French Bulldog
Chunky Trunks English Bulldog & French Bulldog Rescue
French Bulldog Rescue Network–national

German Shepherd
German Shepherd Dog Rescue Houston
Austin German Shepherd Rescue
Camp Wolfgang German Shepherd Rescue & Adoption, North Texas
North Texas German Shepherd Rescue
Department of Defense Miliary Working Dog Center adoptions
German Shepherd Dog Rescue of San Antonio
German Shepherd Rescue of Central Texas

German Shorthaired Pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of North Texas
OnPoint Rescue, Missouri

German Wirehaired Pointer
GWPCA Rescue Page

Golden Retriever
Golden Beginnings Golden Retriever Rescue, Houston
Golden Retreiver Rescue of Houston
Brazos Valley Golden Retriever Rescue
Gold Ribbon Rescue, Austin
Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas
Golden Retreiver rescue info by state

Great Dane
CorgiDane Rescue, San Antonio
Great Dane Angel Network, Dallas/Ft. Worth
Great Dane Rescue of North Texas
PAWS of Austin
Giant Paws Rescue, Austin

Great Pyrenees
Houston Great Pyrenees Rescue
Houston Great Pyrenees Society, Houston and Surrounding Areas
Texas Great Pyrenees Rescue
Giant Paw Rescue, Austin (Newfoundland, St. Bernard, Great Pyranees)
Lone Star Pyrs and Paws Rescue

Texas Greyhound Adoption Program
Greyhound Adoption League of Texas
Greyhound Pets of America – Houston Chapter
Greyhound Rescue Society of Texas
Greyhound Rescue Austin
Heart of Texas Greyhound Adoption, San Antonio
A Place for Us Greyhounds

Havanese Rescue Inc. 

Hound Rescue, Pflugerville, Texas

Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhound Club of America rescue contacts by state

Italian Greyhound
Italian Greyhound Rescue Houston/Gulf Coast

Japanese Chin
Japanese Chin Care and Rescue Effort

Greater Houston Keeshond Club Rescue
Tri-State Keeshond Rescue, Texas Louisiana, Oklahoma
Texas Keeshond Railroad & Rescue
Keeshond Rescue Contacts state listing

Kerry Blue Terrier
The Kerry Blue Terrier Foundation–click the Rescue link

Labrador Retriever
Southeast Texas Labrador Retriever Rescue
Lab and All Breed Adoption Network Houston
Dallas / Fort Worth Labrador Retriever Rescue Club
Labrador Retriever Rescue of North Texas
Heart of Texas Lab Rescue

Lhasa Apso
Lone Star Shih Tzu and Lhasa Apso Rescue
DFW Tzus and More Rescue – Shih Tzu, Lhasa Apso, and other small breed rescue
For the Love of a Lhasa Apso Rescue
Wee Rescue, Austin

Southeast Texas Maltese and Small Dog Rescue
Coastal Bend Small Breed Rescue
National Maltese and Small Dog Rescue Alliance

Manchester Terrier
American Manchester Terrier Club rescues 

Friends of Rescued Mastiffs

Miniature Pinscher
Internet Miniature Pinscher Service
PAWS of Austin
Lone Star MinPin Rescue

Miniature Schnauzer
Humble/Kingwood Miniature Schnauzer and Small Dog Rescue
Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Houston
Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of North Texas

Old West Newfoundland Club Rescue, Texas
Giant Paw Rescue, Austin (Newfoundland, St. Bernard, Great Pyranees)

Norfolk Terrier
Norwich & Norfolk Terrier Club Rescue and Rehoming, National Contact

Norwich Terrier
Norwich & Norfolk Terrier Club Rescue and Rehoming, National Contact

Old English Sheepdog
Texas OES Rescue
Lone Star Old English Sheepdog Rescue

Papillon Haven Rescue–national

Houston Pekingese Rescue
Pekingese rescue contacts by state
Wee Rescue, Austin
The Pekingese Charitable Foundation

Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Rescue

Pit Bull Terrier
Spindletop American Pit Bull/American Staffordshire Terrier Rescue
Ethical Bull Breed Rescue and Referral
Treat ‘Em Right Rescue–rescues out of high-kill Texas shelters–rescue resources and lots of good Pit info
Law Dogs–rescues Pits for law enforcement activities like narcotics, exposives, and arson detection
Villalobos Rescue Center (CA)
The Sula Foundation (New Orleans)

Second Chance Poms

Poodle Rescue of Houston

Pug Hearts Houston Pug Rescue
DFW Pug Rescue Club
Pug Rescue of South East Texas

San Antonio Pug Rescue

Rat Terrier
New Rattitude Rat Terrier Rescue & Adoption
Ratbone Rescues
American Rat Terrier Rescue Corporation (ARTR Corp.)
Rat Terrier ResQ

Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue, South Central Region (AR, MS, LA, OK, TX)

Scout’s Honor
Southern States Rottweiler Rescue, Inc.

Houston Rottweiler Rescue
Rotts Across Texas Rottweiler Rescue
LAP Dog Rescue, Houston
Last Change Rottweiler and Small Animal Rescue, Springtown, TX

Katy’s Promise Rottweiler Rescue, Austin
Rottilove Rescue, Austin
Solo Rottweiler Rescue, Louisiana

Saint Bernard
St. Bernard Rescue Foundation, Inc. Texas Chapter
Giant Paw Rescue, Austin (Newfoundland, St. Bernard, Great Pyranees)

Samoyed Rescue of South Texas
Samoyed Club of Austin Rescues
North Texas Samoyed Rescue
Samoyed rescue contacts by state

Scottish Terrier (Scottie)
Westie Rescue, Austin–also rescues Scotties and Cairn Terriers

Sealyham Terrier
The American Sealyham Terrier Club Rescue

Shar Pei
North American Shar Pei Rescue

Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie)
Dallas / Ft. Worth Sheltie Rescue
Houston Sheltie Sanctuary
Austin Sheltie Rescue

Shih Tzu
Lone Star Shih Tzu and Lhasa Apso Rescue
DFW Tzus and More Rescue – Shih Tzu, Lhasa Apso, and other small breed rescue
For the Love of a Lhasa Apso Rescue–Shih Tzus, too
Wee Rescue, Austin

Siberian Husky
Adopt a Husky of Dallas
Arlington/Fort Worth Siberian Husky Rescue
Husky Haven of Houston

Silky Terrier
Silky Terrier Rescue–national 

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Wheatens in Need 

Springer Spaniel
English Springer Rescue America

Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Spaniel Club of America Rescue & Rehoming

Texas Gulf Coast Vizsla Club Rescue Program 

Weimaraner Rescue of North Texas, Inc
Weimaraner Rescue of the South
Heartland Weimaraner Rescue
Weimaraner Rescue

Welsh Terrier
WTCares lists contacts all over the U.S. including several in Texas

West Highland Terrier (Westie)
Westie Rescue – Houston Area
Westie Rescue, Austin–also rescues Cairn Terriers and Scotties

Wolf Hybrid/Wolf Dog/Wolfdog
Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary

Yorkshire Terrier (Yorkie)
Yorkie and Small Dog Rescue, Inc., Houston/Conroe
Yorkshire Terrier Club of Greater Houston (rescue contact on home page)
The Bluebonnet Yorkshire Terrier Club (rescue contact on home page)
National Maltese and Small Dog Rescue Alliance
Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue, Inc.

6 Responses to “Breed-Specific Rescue (TX)”

  1. dfwtzus Says:

    Hello, I’m with DFW Tzus and More Rescue. We rescue mainly Shih Tzus and Lhasa Apsos, but also rescue other small breeds. Would you be able to list us on the Breed-Specific Rescue(TX) page? Our website is

    A.J. Chang

  2. dogtales Says:

    I’ve added DFW Tzus and More Rescue in the Shih Tzu and Lhasa Apso categories. I’ll revise the page to include a general small breed rescue–and include DFW Tzus and More Rescue there, too. Hope it helps drive traffic to your organization. Thanks for rescuing!

  3. minpinity Says:

    I’m the Texas Regional Coordinator for the Internet Miniature Pinscher Service. Have to compliment you on this site! Great information.

    Please add IMPS (Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, – we have volunteers all over Texas, especially in Dallas and Houston areas.

    Thank you-
    Katherine Harlan

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