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Paws in Prison

1400 Industrial Blvd., Lockhart, TX 78644

Phone (833) 341-3523
dogs at Paws in Prison
1 - 8 of 8 adoptable pets at this rescue

Areas Paws in Prison serves

Lockhart, Seguin, Gonzales, Goliad, Austin, San Antonio, San Marcos, New Braunfels, Buda, Central Texas

Paws in Prison's adoption process


Submit Application

In full please. Application is on our website at:


Approve Application

We will verify current veterinary status st this time



Initially it is a phone interview.


Home Check

We want to make certain your home is safe and secure for a dog and answer any questions you may have.


Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

Since this is a prison we typically require the application, and home visit before we set up a visitation, but there is flexibility.

Additional adoption info

Contract required to adopt. Home checks and vet checks are required. Check the website for more specific details.

Adoption application

About Paws in Prison

We are a prison located in Lockhart TX. We rescue dogs from rural area shelters and take them into the prison for training on basic obedience. They are also house trained and crate trained. Training is done by the women inmate handlers. A professional trainer comes to the prison weekly to teach the inmates how to train the dogs. Dogs live at the prison for 2-3 months, in the cells with the inmates, while they are being trained.

All dogs are up to date on their shots, heartworm negative and on preventative, spayed/neutered, microchipped and trained for basic obedience.

Paws in Prison's adopted pets

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