Labrador Retriever


It's All About the Dogs...

Our Mission

The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) 28 defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.


Hope for Harley

seized by authorities because his owners were starving him to death

Harley is working on his bucket list - Sunday FUNday included swimming in the lake!

 
 

Want an update on Harley?

Please visit our blog, FaceBook, or read our newsletter for the latest news on Harley!

How to donate

If you are moved to contribute to his care please use the link:

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*The TSBR Medical Special Needs Fund supports dogs like Cash and Gunter and ensures that we can take in dogs like Harley on a moments notice.

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Foster

Fostering...

is by far our organizations greatest need, and is one of the most rewarding experiences for anyone who volunteers.

Local shelters are packed with dogs that desperately need foster care to survive.

TSBR continues to receive more pleas from shelters, owners, and breeders in a crisis than we can manage, and so many are faced with uncertain futures. The number of sporting breed dogs in need of rescue is overwhelming - Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, German Shorthaired Pointers, German Wirehaird Pointers, Irish Setters - they are all there, and the euthanasia rate continues to grow.

TSBR works diligently to save as many as we can, but we are a foster based rescue organization and can only save as many as we have foster homes - with your help we can offer a second chance to so many more. If you open your heart and your home to foster, you are not "just saving one dog" - it opens a kennel and buys a few more days for the dog that otherwise might not have a space in the shelter.

You're not just giving them a better life. You're giving yourself one.

You may give just a few days or weeks of your time, but to the dogs who benefit it means - "I'M ALIVE."

Become a part of our team of volunteer foster families and experience the tremendous amount of pride when watching your foster "all grown up" and enjoying a wonderful and exciting new life like Rubi (formerly Polly)!

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Volunteering

Fosters Needed

Are you interested in becoming a foster home?

Foster parents are so important in helping the rescue dog make a successful transition to a permanent home.

Sign up to Foster!

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We need you and your skills!

Find out more about all the different ways you can be of service from transport help, to photographer, to data entry.Volunteering makes you and the dogs we save smile!

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