Reptile Rescue

FAQ, available adoptees, resources and more....

Need to re-home a reptile?
Austin Reptile Service is here to help!

  • ARS will take in animals for rescue on a limited case-by-case basis. 
  • Before reaching out to us, please check out the re-homing resources below to help you find placement for your animal. If you need further help or guidance, feel free to contact ARS
  • Looking to adopt a reptile? Check out our  CURRENT LIST  of available animals! If you are interested in one, please contact us to arrange a meeting!

Frequently Asked Questions

Will ARS take in my reptile that I no longer can keep?

ARS takes in rescue animals on a case-by-case basis. Please note, we are unable to take in any species of amphibian or turtle.

Current List of
Available Rescue Reptiles

Austin Reptile Service currently has no rescue reptiles available.

Please check back often as our list can change frequently!

If you would like to be put on our waiting list, click HERE.

Austin Reptile Service recommends
the following Facebook groups.

Each one provides info about
re-homing animals as well as
other great information.

Austin Adopts Pets
Austin Adopts Pets

This group is dedicated to helping connect folks with pets that are available for adoption with folks who are looking for or have room to take in a new family member. The focus is on rescues and rehoming. Austin has a huge heart and many people take in pets but cannot keep them. We hope to help these big-hearted animal lovers find good homes for these pets.

Austin Herpsters
Austin Herpsters

Austin reptile lovers. Need we say more. Discuss, ask questions, share pics, socialize... whatever.

Austin Pets and ReptilesNEEDING GOOD HOMES
Austin Pets and Reptiles
NEEDING GOOD HOMES

This group is for the Austin Metro Community to ReHome all pets and reptiles.  There must be a fee for any living pet being ReHomed.

PASS PROGRAMAustin Pets Alive!
PASS PROGRAM
Austin Pets Alive!

(TX Only)

The Austin Pets Alive! Pass Program stands for “Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender”. This is a program to help keep TEXAS pets owned by the public out of the shelter system through re-homing, raising pet deposits, problem-solving, and providing resources. 

Pets Needing HomesIn The Greater Austin Area
Pets Needing Homes
In The Greater Austin Area

This group has been created to hopefully help people who are looking to rehome their pet's in the greater Austin area. This includes Austin and the surrounding suburbs such as Manor, Elgin, Pflugerville, Hutto & Round Rock. We are also hoping that this group can help with the overcrowding of our local shelters as well as the major problem we have of dumping of pet's in our city. People now will have a place to post their pet's that are up for adoption and needing new homes.

Austin Reptile Service recommends
the following Facebook groups.

Each one provides info about
re-homing animals as well as
other great information.

Austin Adopts Pets
Austin Adopts Pets

This group is dedicated to helping connect folks with pets that are available for adoption with folks who are looking for or have room to take in a new family member. The focus is on rescues and rehoming. Austin has a huge heart and many people take in pets but cannot keep them. We hope to help these big-hearted animal lovers find good homes for these pets.

Austin Herpsters
Austin Herpsters

Austin reptile lovers. Need we say more. Discuss, ask questions, share pics, socialize... whatever.

Austin Pets and ReptilesNEEDING GOOD HOMES
Austin Pets and Reptiles
NEEDING GOOD HOMES

This group is for the Austin Metro Community to ReHome all pets and reptiles.  There must be a fee for any living pet being ReHomed.

PASS PROGRAMAustin Pets Alive!
PASS PROGRAM
Austin Pets Alive!

(TX Only)

The Austin Pets Alive! Pass Program stands for “Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender”. This is a program to help keep TEXAS pets owned by the public out of the shelter system through re-homing, raising pet deposits, problem-solving, and providing resources. 

Pets Needing HomesIn The Greater Austin Area
Pets Needing Homes
In The Greater Austin Area

This group has been created to hopefully help people who are looking to rehome their pet's in the greater Austin area. This includes Austin and the surrounding suburbs such as Manor, Elgin, Pflugerville, Hutto & Round Rock. We are also hoping that this group can help with the overcrowding of our local shelters as well as the major problem we have of dumping of pet's in our city. People now will have a place to post their pet's that are up for adoption and needing new homes.

Austin Reptile Service
recommends the following Facebook groups.

Each one provides info about re-homing animals as well as other great information.
Austin Adopts Pets
Austin Adopts Pets

This group is dedicated to helping connect folks with pets that are available for adoption with folks who are looking for or have room to take in a new family member. The focus is on rescues and rehoming. Austin has a huge heart and many people take in pets but cannot keep them. We hope to help these big-hearted animal lovers find good homes for these pets.

Austin Herpsters
Austin Herpsters

Austin reptile lovers. Need we say more. Discuss, ask questions, share pics, socialize... whatever.

Austin Pets and ReptilesNEEDING GOOD HOMES
Austin Pets and Reptiles
NEEDING GOOD HOMES

This group is for the Austin Metro Community to ReHome all pets and reptiles.  There must be a fee for any living pet being ReHomed.

PASS PROGRAMAustin Pets Alive!
PASS PROGRAM
Austin Pets Alive!

(TX Only)

The Austin Pets Alive! Pass Program stands for “Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender”. This is a program to help keep TEXAS pets owned by the public out of the shelter system through re-homing, raising pet deposits, problem-solving, and providing resources. 

Pets Needing HomesIn The Greater Austin Area
Pets Needing Homes
In The Greater Austin Area

This group has been created to hopefully help people who are looking to rehome their pet's in the greater Austin area. This includes Austin and the surrounding suburbs such as Manor, Elgin, Pflugerville, Hutto & Round Rock. We are also hoping that this group can help with the overcrowding of our local shelters as well as the major problem we have of dumping of pet's in our city. People now will have a place to post their pet's that are up for adoption and needing new homes.

"Saving one animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that one animal."

- Unknown

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©2024 Austin Reptile Service
Created by The WillaWoman