Ft. Worth Animal Rescue Shelter
Animal Hope Adoptions
Animal Hope was founded to help “second chance” animals.
Companion animals with traumatic injuries, or in need of some behavioral correction that municipal shelters generally do not have the time or resources to place.
We provide the training or medical care they need before being placed in a forever home.
We rescue heartworm positive dogs, animals with traumatic injuries, and companions in need of some training or behavioral correction that municipal shelters generally do not have the time or resources to place.
Currently In Rehab
Declawed Kitty with Leg and Face Wounds
This declawed kitty was found by a Good Samaritan with wounds to his legs and face. At just 8 months old, it’s a dangerous world out there for a declawed kitty (which is why he was injured)! His declaw also needed to be revised, as portions of the nails on some of his...
Stray with Bite Wounds
This adorable stray with dog bite wounds came to us from Fort Worth Animal Care and Control. We will be giving him the care he needs to be ready for a forever home. Donate here to support this pup's care. View our available adoptable animals here. For more...
Waylon: Three Footed Retriever Mix Waiting Over a Year for a Home
Meet Waylon: a three footed Retriever and Austrailian Shepherd mix. He came in to Fort Worth Animal Control as a stray and had a traumatic amputation of the right hind foot. Rather than sit out the stray hold period, Fort Worth networked him out for immediate medical...
Tootie: Rescued with Heartworms and Bite Wounds
Tootie, who came to us from Fort Worth Animal Control with heartworms and dog bite wounds all over her, is finally ready for adoption. She sure takes a pretty picture! Donate here to support Tootie's care. View our available adoptable animals here. For more...
Seven Stray Puppies
Hey, 7 “stray” puppies! They just hopped off a freight train with their sticks and bindles! They were cooking beans over a campfire when someone found them, if you can believe it. I mean, their bellies are full of mama’s milk, but they were strays, that’s what the...
Mama and Puppies
We just took in this adorable mama and puppies. One of our dear animal control friends asked us yesterday if we would take a pregnant mom and we told them “no, definitely not, we just can’t take her.” Overnight she had 4 puppies, and we met her while we were...
Dewy: Undergoing Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
Dewy, who has a diaphragmatic hernia, is having a major surgery today to correct it. He’s in good spirits, and we always say a good attitude goes a long way! — at Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. Donate here to support Dewy's care. View our available adoptable...
PJ: In Need of Eye Removal After Dog Attack
This poor baby was found with dog attack injuries at a skate park. He will need at least one eye removal. He doesn't seem to see out of the other eye, either. He was wearing pajamas so we named him PJ. He’s a younger dog, probably less than 2 years old. We haven’t...
Tripawd Rescued After Being Hit by Car
This beefcake, now a tripawd, was going to be euthanized because his owners couldn’t afford treatment after he was hit by a car. Instead, he was surrendered and one of the doctors at our partner hospital graciously volunteered to do his amputation. He’s getting cold...
Little Dog Rescued from Owner Requested Euthanasia
This little boy was surrendered to Fort Worth Animal Care and Control as an “owner requested euthanasia.” He has some skin issues and pale gums (possibly due to hookworms or something) but nothing so serious that he needed to be euthanized. He is over at our partner...
What We Do
Rescuing at-risk animals in the Tarrant County area
Medical interventions provided by Animal Hospital Southwest
Helping second chance animals find forever their families
I Found a Stray Dog… Now What?
So you found a stray dog in DFW... but now what should you do? Often, we get contacted by well-meaning good Samaritans that say "I found a stray dog last month and can't keep it anymore." Unfortunately, the reason many dogs end up in this situation is because good...