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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Patriot Paws graduation pairs veterans with service dogs

Patriot Paws graduation pairs veterans with service dogs

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct 5, 2015) Trainers and staff of Rockwall-based Patriot PAWS saw their hard work come to fruition Friday, Oct. 2, when the organization officially united five of its trained service dogs with a group of American veterans during a public Graduation Day ceremony. A standing room only crowd gathered as Patriot PAWS […]

It’s Puppy Mania at Patriot PAWS in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 24, 2015) June is puppy month at Patriot PAWS Service Dogs. Patriot PAWS is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Rockwall, TX that trains service dogs for disabled American Veterans at no cost to the veteran. Patriot PAWS has just received 12 future service dogs. The puppies range in age from […]

‘Puppy Raiser’ program teaches teen and service dog

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 16, 2014) When local sophomore Sarah Mayhew embarked upon a personal project to help her achieve her International Baccalaureate diploma at Westlake Academy, she never expected to find companionship in the form of a 10-month-old Labrador puppy in the process. But that’s exactly what took place when Sarah took on the role […]

Rockwall Library News: Patriot PAWS service dogs demo coming

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX (October 23, 2014) Come to the Rockwall County Library at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 8 for a Patriot PAWS demonstration at the library. A representative from Patriot PAWS will bring a service dog and provide a demo of basic commands. Patriot PAWS service dogs are paired with veterans with mobile disabilities or […]

GRILL OUT to benefit Patriot Paws Service Dogs

(May 4, 2013) The 2nd Annual Grand Hall USA GRILL OUT will be noon to 2 p.m. Friday, May 17 at Grand Hall USA, 3838 W. Miller Road in Garland, 75041. Proceeds from the raffle and 50% of grill sales will benefit Patriot Paws Service Dogs of Rockwall, a nonprofit organization that provides highly trained […]

Dobbs Elementary students donate to Patriot Paws

(ROCKWALL ISD-April 2, 2013) Valerie Fry, accompanied by her dog-in-training Jazz, recently visited Dobbs Elementary and was presented with a check for $1,000. The money was raised by Dobbs students and donated to support the Patriot Paws Service Dogs organization of Rockwall. Patriot Paws trains Labrador retrievers to help disabled vets and others who need […]

Reindhart students donate ‘Penny-Vote’ earnings to Patriot Paws

(ROCKWALL ISD-February 8, 2013) Virginia Reinhardt Elementary girls who won their school Penny-Votes on their awesome Gingerbread house, decided to give all the Penny-Vote earnings to Patriot Paws. Patriot Paws is a Rockwall-based nonprofit organization that trains and provides service dogs at no charge to disabled American veterans and other with mobile disabilities in order […]