Rowlett Chamber donates to animal shelter

Rowlett Chamber donates to animal shelter

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce partners with the City of Rowlett throughout the year in various events and was very excited to give a donation of $2,500.00 to the Rowlett Animal Shelter to help with the cost of housing the animals. Mitch Dobbyn, the 2016 Long Drive Champ, helped to raise the money by having […]

Community Yard Sale in Rowlett to benefit animal shelter and food pantry

Clean out your closet for a good cause ROWLETT, TX (Nov. 19, 2014) Tis the season! Let’s be a blessing to  those who help others throughout the year during this holiday season by coming out and supporting  this year’s  Community Yard Sale sponsored by De’lectable De’signs by De’. This sale is to support the facilities […]

Reduced adoption fees offered to help Rowlett’s homeless pets

ROWLETT, TX (April 9, 2014) The Rowlett Animal Shelter has reached capacity, and in an effort to find homes for as many pets as possible, reduced adoption fees of $25 will be offered on all dogs. In addition, the the Animal Hospital of Rowlett will host a large adoption event this Saturday, April 12. Available dogs:  These […]

Putts for Paws Rowlett Shelter Golf Tournament Oct 17

Putts for Paws Rowlett Shelter Golf Tournament Oct 17

ROWLETT – Sept 24, 2013 – There will be a Putts for Paws golf tournament benefiting the Rowlett Animal Shelter on Thursday, Oct. 17 at Waterview Golf Club. The event begins with a shotgun start at noon. Proceeds will help the shelter fund construction of outdoor kennel runs with concrete floors that can be cleaned […]

Pooch Plunge to benefit Rowlett’s homeless pets

(Rowlett) August 13, 2013 – Friends of Rowlett Animals will host their fourth annual Pooch Plunge benefiting Rowlett’s homeless pets at 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, August 18 at Wet Zone, 5304 Main Street in Rowlett. Bring your four legged “best friend” for a dip in the pool. “Hula Hound” Costume, “Bobbing for Hotdogs,” and […]

Adopt-a-thon, vaccination & microchip clinic at Rowlett Shelter Feb 23

(ROWLETT-February 15, 2013) The Rowlett Animal Shelter will host a low-cost vaccination and microchip clinic in conjunction with an Adopt-a-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 23. A list of the available vaccination packages can be found here. Submitted by Donna Hurst.  To share your good news and events, email .

Twelve Days of Christmas wishes for Rowlett Animal Shelter

(ROWLETT-December 12, 2012) Christmas time and winter holidays are the time of year for celebration, holiday parties and special time with our families.  Sadly, for many pets, this is also the time of year that many owners surrender their pets at the local animal shelters. The City of Rowlett Animal Shelter and Friends of Rowlett Animals […]

The heavy truth about unexpected weight gain in dogs

Dear Sassy, My dog has just been diagnosed with a low thyroid and is currently on medicine. Is there anything that I can do to make sure he stays healthy besides just giving him his med? Stubbie’s Mom Dear Stubbie’s Mom, Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) is the most common endocrine (hormonal) disease of dogs. Cats may […]

Cat adoption fees lowered at Rowlett Animal Shelter

Cat adoption fees lowered at Rowlett Animal Shelter

Through Saturday, September 22 To make room at the Rowlett Animal Shelter, Friends of Rowlett Animals is sponsoring adoptions for all cats in the Shelter, reducing fees to $25 ($5 for seniors). They are in urgent need of at least 10 cat adoptions this next week. They also have reduced fees for some VIP pets […]

Sassy sheds light on shaving your Shepherd

Dear Sassy, My Australian Shepherd is shedding all over the house. Should I shave him during the summer? Signed, Hairy Dear Hairy, Australian Shepherds and other double-coated breeds have a dense undercoat. Changes in the seasons and weather can cause them to shed. Even though summer weather will increase the shedding, Sassy does not recommend […]