Every Wednesday at 9:10am, Gwen and Gunner feature a different pet that needs a new forever home here in the Basin. Sometimes it's a dog, sometimes it's a cat. They haven't had any guinea pigs, hamsters, birds or snakes---yet. But you never know!

Meet Sandy!

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Sandy is a one year old Chihuahua mix who has been spayed and is up to date on her vaccines and ready for her forever home!  Sandy is a sweet lap puppy who also likes to run around and play!  She wants to be your one and only so if you have kids or other pets she isn't the right one for you!  Sandy is fearful of other dogs and children and will bite out of fear.  She needs a quite environment to destress and catch up on all the love she has been missing. She is adored by all of the staff and often enjoys being the office assistant but a shelter can't beat a real home!  If you are looking for a lap puppy to spoil and treat like the princess she longs to be, come visit Sandy at Lone Star Sanctuary For Animals during visiting hours 1pm-4:30pm Sun-Wed and Fri-Sat. she will be waiting!

And if for some reason you're not looking for a pet right now--please click SHARE and post this to your social media so we can help Sandy find her forever home. Or perhaps you're looking for a new furry friend who's a bit bigger. There are so many fur babies who would love to meet you-so stop by and pay them a visit! There are plenty of dogs and cats to choose from who would love to be your next family member.

The Lonestar Sanctuary For Animals can always use supplies as well so if you can, stop by and drop off a donation to help the staff care for the shelter animals til they can find their forever homes. Needed right now:

Cleaning supplies


Unopened / New Dog and Cat Food

Cat Litter

Items can be dropped off at the office at 4200 Fairgrounds Road in Midland during business hours. Thank You!

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