Meet Keta, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 23, 2016) Keta is a one-year-old Chihuahua mix. She has lovely auburn hair and chocolate brown eyes. She has long slender legs and weighs in at 10 lbs. She is playful and sweet and enjoying the sunshine now that she’s out of the shelter. Keta’s adoption fee is a donation of $125. All […]

Quiet revolution underway in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (May 12, 2014) A gentle, unassuming dachshund has become the symbol of revolution in Rockwall County. When a little dog named Gertie was rescued by Rockwall Pets, she represented the breathtaking pace of animal shelter reform in the county. During the past four years, Rockwall County has catapulted itself to the forefront of a nationwide […]

PAWS TO HELP: Dixie Belle shares love, friendship

PAWS TO HELP: Dixie Belle shares love, friendship

ROCKWALL (December 26, 2013) It is often said that laughter is the best medicine. For the sick and elderly, a visitor is sometimes all they need to help them feel better. Dixie Belle the Volunteer Dog visits hospitals, private homes and nursing facilities, bringing comfort and joy to everyone she meets. While technically she is […]

Meet little Lindsay, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet little Lindsay, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL – October 8, 2013) Any Blue Ribbon News reader who’s a movie aficionado surely remembers “Sleepless in Seattle” from the early 1990s. In that film, Sam says, “It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together.” Meet Lindsay, your own tiny little thing. […]

Meet Dex, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL-April 23, 2013) Please pay attention, because spelling class is now in session. Let’s begin with “C,” which stands for chihuahua. That’s Dex’s breed. Then there’s “U,” which stands for unconditional. That’s the love Dex has reserved for you. Moving on to “T,” a letter that’s short for tender, because Dex is a five-year-old sweetheart. And we end with […]

Meet Foxy, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(April 1, 2013) Move over, Beyonce. Get back, J Lo. Sit down, Megan Fox. A new foxy lady is in town, and she’s out to steal your heart. Foxy has all the style and glamor but none of the diva issues. Since she’s eight years old, she’s looking for a mellow relationship. Be forewarned: Once you […]

Meet Boomer, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(January 28, 2013) It’s Chihuahua Fiesta Week here at Blue Ribbon News. Among all the small dogs available for adoption, Boomer is one very special chihuahua. He’s currently in rehabilitation for a badly broken rear leg. He may even have to go through swimming therapy. But none of that matters to Boomer. He’s always happy and smiling. Plus, […]

Ring in the New Year with Peaches

Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week (ROCKWALL-December 31, 2012) Just in time to welcome the new year, a love muffin enters the scene to bring good luck. Peaches recently gave birth to her last litter of puppies. Since she’s now spayed, she won’t have babies to tend to any longer. That means she can focus […]

Meet Digger, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Digger, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Digger is an older little dog, so he’s very calm and mellow – rare for a chihuahua! He’s also very handsome and friendly. Put Digger in your lap, and he’ll be content to cuddle with you for hours. He’s the perfect companion for a senior citizen or a quieter household. He’s currently in a private […]