Patriot PAWS to hold Veteran/Service Dog Graduation at Hilton Saturday

New location for Fall 2018 event (ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 22, 2018) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs is excited to announce that their Fall Service Dog Graduation will be held at the Hilton Rockwall Lakefront-Bella Harbor Ballroom at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 27. “We always look forward to sharing our Fall Graduation with the community, but the […]

Rockwall Friends of the Library to welcome Patriot Paws at Sept. meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 21, 2018) The September Luncheon Meeting of Rockwall Friends of the Library will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 11 in the Community Room at the library, 1215 E. Yellow Jacket Lane. The program will be a visit from furry friends at Patriot Paws with a buffet luncheon of salads, sandwiches and […]

Patriot PAWS and Texas Department of Criminal Justice celebrate 10 years of giving back together at prison graduation  

Patriot PAWS and Texas Department of Criminal Justice celebrate 10 years of giving back together at prison graduation   

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 18, 2018) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) will celebrate 10 Years of Giving Back Together at a Service Dog Graduation Ceremony on Friday, April 20, at 10:00 am in Gatesville, Texas.  Patriot PAWS, a Rockwall, TX based national non-profit that trains and provides service dogs […]

Paddle boarding for Patriot PAWS

Paddle boarding for Patriot PAWS

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 23, 2018) There are those who will stand up for a good cause, and then there’s Aaron Gonzalez, a 32-year-old Austin, Texas native who will undertake a 400+ mile stand up paddle board journey in support of Rockwall-based nonprofit Patriot PAWS Service Dogs. Gonzalez will launch this intense adventure dubbed “Paddle […]

Patriot PAWS receives $60,000 grant from Petco Foundation

Patriot PAWS receives $60,000 grant from Petco Foundation

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 18, 2017) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs of Rockwall has received a $60,000 grant investment from the Petco Foundation.  The grant was awarded to Patriot PAWS to support its mission to train service dogs for disabled veterans. Patriot PAWS is a nonprofit organization serving disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities […]

Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

Carry the Load comes through Rockwall May 28

(HEATH, TX — May 24, 2017) Join the Rockwall County First Responders Team at the Rockwall County Courthouse on May 28 to greet the National Carry the Load Relay Team as it comes through town on the way to the Dallas Memorial March at Reverchon Park. The National Relay Team is expected to arrive in […]

Patriot PAWS to host service dog graduation at prison

Patriot PAWS to host service dog graduation at prison

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 25, 2017) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, in partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), will hold their Spring 2017 Graduation ceremony at the Christina Melton Crain Unit/Sycamore Satellite in Gatesville, TX at 10 a.m. Friday, April 28.  For the female offenders assigned to the Patriot PAWS Prison Training Program/Crain […]

WWII veteran to celebrate 100th birthday by giving back

WWII veteran to celebrate 100th birthday by giving back

(ROCKWALL, TX — Feb. 28, 2017) When he was a young boy growing up in Arkansas, WWII Army veteran Sgt. Nick Nichols was asked what he wanted to do when he grew up.  His answer was, “Live to be 100!”  Sgt. Nick, now of Plano, Texas, will have done just that on March 20th when […]

Dog beds available to community as part of Patriot Paws fundraiser

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 22, 2016) Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, based in Rockwall, announces an end-of-year fundraiser offering new, quality dog beds to the community. “We are extremely grateful to a very generous, local manufacturer who has donated hundreds of new dog beds to Patriot PAWS Service Dogs to use as an end-of-year fundraiser,” said […]

Veterans reunite with service dogs at Patriot PAWS graduation

Veterans reunite with service dogs at Patriot PAWS graduation

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 18, 2016) Actions speak louder than words, particularly when it comes to honoring those who have sacrificed to serve our country. Perhaps no one understands this better than the folks at Patriot PAWS, who celebrated the graduation of five veterans and their service dogs on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. U.S. Army […]