Meet Ace, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Ace, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

It’s the perfect week to fall in love with this strikingly handsome dog. Ace is incredibly intelligent and loving. He walks on a leash like a pro. And he’s so smart and attentive that he picks up on any command in a flash. But he can sometimes be picky about who he gets along with. […]

Don’t dismiss doggy breath; could be sign of dental disease

February is Pet Dental Health Month Bad breath in dogs is often dismissed simply as “doggy breath.”  But in fact, it may be a sign of serious periodontal disease. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by three years of age. […]

Meet Cowboy, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Cowboy, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Those little heifers don’t stand a chance when this handsome Cowboy rides into town. This energetic young dog can do it all: calf ropin’, steer wrestlin’ and sheep herdin’. He’ll do it all and still have energy to burn. Cowboy will be proud to gussy up your ranch. With this good-lookin’ pardner by your side, […]

Meet Uggs, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Uggs, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

This handsome boy is the curious type. Uggs can keep himself occupied for hours checking out every smell in the yard. He’s very friendly and trusting, and he wouldn’t mind a bit of playtime every now and then. Give Uggs something to do, then invite him inside to snuggle with you in the evening. He’s […]

Adoption fees lowered for seven Rowlett shelter pets

Rowlett Animal Shelter has lowered adoption fees to $25 for several pets. There are seven cats and two dogs with this reduced rate, including Nibbles, the VIP Cat for January. Nibbles, Mae, Ebony, Dusty, Murphy, Sami and Abby have been neutered or spayed by Dr. David Shirley in order to help them find homes. They […]

Meet Obi, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Obi, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

If you’re a Blue Ribbon News reader, you know what to expect of Obi. He’s a yellow lab. You already know what that means: friendly, intelligent, obedient and oh-so-good looking. Obi may even be housetrained. Your entire family will be happy to meet this wonderful dog. See for yourself at the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center […]

Adopted! Bing, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Adopted! Bing, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

_______________________ Sure, Bing may be a little timid. But he more than makes up for it with his good looks and his sweetness. This little terrier mix is also very intelligent. Be a little patient with him – and give him a lot of scratches under his chin – and Bing will soon be ready […]

Meet Wanda, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Wanda, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Wanda dares Blue Ribbon News readers to gaze into her eyes. She has a certain way of looking at you with those sad eyes. This little dog is so cute, but you have to see her to get the full effect. Your heart will melt when Wanda turns on the charm. She’s a little timid […]

Meet Paris, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Paris, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Like most of you, everyone here at Blue Ribbon News has a New Year’s resolution to be happier and smarter in 2012. Paris is already ahead of us, because this beautiful girl is eager to learn. Paris may be only six months old, but she’s intelligent beyond her age. She loves to play and explore […]

Meet Maverick, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Maverick, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Maverick is gentle, intelligent and very handsome. After he gets on a proper diet to put some meat on his bones, he’s going to be one sharp-looking dog. Maverick is looking for an extra-special home for the holidays. He’s heartworm positive, so he needs to get some treatments to restore him to full health. His […]