Rockwall Pets invites community to special screening of ‘The Champions’

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb 17, 2016) Rockwall Pets welcomes the community to join them for a very special screening of “The Champions,” an inspirational story about the pit bulls rescued from the brutal fighting ring of former Atlanta Falcon’s star quarterback Michael Vick, and those who risked it all to save them. The event will be […]

Area volunteers show love for community

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 4, 2016) I still get excited when a presidential election year rolls around. It’s one of our great American traditions: debating the future of our country every four years, then voting to see which vision attracts a majority. In fact, I’ve always believed that our right to vote is our most […]

Meet Beltre, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 23, 2015) Beltre is an adorable white, scruffy boy. He’s full grown at just 9 pounds so he won’t take up much room snuggling on the couch with you! He’s a sweet boy who is great with the other dogs and children in his foster home. Beltre has been neutered, microchipped […]

Meet Sammy, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL, TX-August 17, 2015) Sammy wants to be your BFF! She is a cuddly little girl who is loving life now that she is out of the shelter. Sammy is a 3 year old Norfolk Terrier Mix. Her adoption fee is a donation of $125. She has already been spayed, microchipped and fully vaccinated and […]

How Rockwall Became a Haven for Pets, Part One

ROCKWALL,TX. (June 24, 2015) Let’s talk about history. No, wait. Don’t go away just yet. You don’t want to miss this, because you probably played a role in this story. It’s the story of how we worked together to make Rockwall a better place for all of us, including our pets. After I was invited […]

Mom turns son’s room into kitty condo

Motherly love like gold in this Rockwall County home (ROCKWALL, TX – May 11, 2015) Jeri Fontenot is the richest person in Rockwall County. That’s if you believe Mildred B. Vermont’s famous statement, “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.” Jeri is […]

Rockwall pet advocate garners more national recognition

Rockwall pet advocate garners more national recognition

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 28, 2015) Rockwall County has received more national recognition for its leadership in animal welfare. Michael Kitkoski, co-founder of No Kill Solutions, was selected as the focus of the “Inspiring People” section of Best Friends Magazine in its latest edition. The article in the May/June issue highlights the accomplishments of Michael and his […]

Rockwall Pets welcomes new board members

ROCKWALL,TX. (September 4, 2014) Rockwall Pets is proud to announce a new board of directors.  Christina Arriaga, Jeri Fontenot, Jennifer Peters, Amanda Singleton, and Anne Haddox have been appointed to the board.  Each board member has dedicated a combined nine years of service to Rockwall Pets. Christina, a dedicated animal lover, has saved numerous lives […]

Meet Kira, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

Meet Kira, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (September 2, 2014) This playful pup we call Kira is looking for a family to call her own. She loves to cuddle, play, and chew on shoelaces! Not only is she good with children of all ages, but she has wonderful dog and cat social skills. To make a date to meet Kira, […]

Meet Spike, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (June 23, 2014) If the best gifts come in small packages, Spike is a present from heaven. He weighs only three pounds, but he shares his love in a big way. He’s a unique pomeranian/chihuahua mix where both breeds combined to create the cutest little dog imaginable. He’s 12 years old, so he’s […]