City of Rowlett Shelter in Place Order in effect through April 3

City of Rowlett Shelter in Place Order in effect through April 3

(ROWLETT, TX – March 23, 2020) Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian amended the City’s Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency and has issued a Shelter in Place order. This order mirrors the order put in place by Dallas County and affects everyone in the City of Rowlett, whether in Dallas or Rockwall County.  The […]

Rowlett Pet Spotlights: Kate, Mathis and Rose

(ROWLETT, TX – June 27, 2016) Kate is a senior, female Bassett Hound with a white coat and red and chestnut markings. Rose has been well loved in the past. She’s used to car rides and she’s quite the fashion-plate, with her multicolored toenail caps. She likes everyone and gets along well with other dogs. […]

Rowlett Pet Spotlight: Freya

(ROWLETT, TX – April 6, 2016) My name is Freya. I’m a one-year-old, female Lab mix. I’m a medium-sized girl. I have a golden coat with pretty coal markings around my eyes and on my nose. I’m friendly and sweet-natured, and I’m good with other dogs. I have lots of energy, but I also love […]

Pets give us a special Christmas gift

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 16, 2015) As Andy Williams would say – or sing – “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Many a Rockwall County home is warmed by the presence of a Christmas tree. By now, those living rooms are bulging with small mountains of festively decorated gifts. But this season has […]

Spotlight on Sparks, our featured Rowlett pet

(ROWLETT, TX – September 3, 2015) Sparks, a one-year-old male Catahoula Leopard dog, is such a charmer! This boy is so sweet and joyful. He gets along great with other dogs and loves people. He’d be a kid’s best friend. He’ll play fetch with his toys all day, especially the squeaky ones. But he’ll also […]

How Rockwall Became a Haven for Pets: Part Two

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 17, 2015) Let’s talk about money. I knew that would get your attention. Money is everyone’s favorite topic, right? In the last edition, we discussed the history of the Rockwall animal shelter, and how it went from a dilapidated tin shed to one of the first 50 open-admission municipal shelters in […]

Meet Tex, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 3, 2015) Our Blue Ribbon News adoptable Pet of the Week is handsome, intelligent, and ready to follow your every command. If you’re an experienced dog handler, your knowledge will pay extra dividends withTex.Like many Boxers, he wants to be a reflection of your personality. He is quickly learning to trust humans, but young […]

Introducing Gunnar, Friends of Rowlett Animals Adoption Spotlight

ROWLETT, TX (March 27, 2014) Gunnar is one big, powerful boy, but don’t let his size intimidate you because he is just a big lover boy who loves to give hugs. He is an energetic pup that will require an active family to help him burn off all of that energy. But you won’t regret […]

Chocolate Indulgence Feb 7 benefiting Women in Need

Chocolate Indulgence Feb 7 benefiting Women in Need

ROCKWALL (January 20, 2014) Enjoy handcrafted chocolate, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment and dancing at the 1st annual Chocolate Indulgence fundraiser benefiting Women In Need, a safe shelter for victims of domestic violence. The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 7 at Allure Restaurant, 501 Yacht Club Drive. Believing that all homes should […]

ADOPTED! Jack, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

(ROCKWALL-February 18, 2013) What’s a strong and silent type to do? Jack is a handsome four-month-old shepherd mix who has everything going for him. But you won’t hear it from him. He’s the unassuming type who tends to keep to himself. You’ll certainly never hear him brag about himself. But get Jack alone, and he’ll […]

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