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FRAs News

PetSmart Rockwall Adoption Event

 Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT  PetSmart (Rockwall, TX) – 931 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087 Come to PetSmart Rockwall to meet your next family member. Some adorable adoptable dogs from the Rowlett and Garland Animal Shelters will be waiting to meet you and possibly...

Help Rowlett Shelter Kennel TransFURmations!

Rowlett Animal Services is in need of new UV resistant shade cloths, 11 new sturdy gate latches, separating the back kennel, adding 3 gates, fixing loose areas and more outdoor updates. Friends of Rowlett Animals wants to help them get this done! Update: We are more than halfway to reaching our...

PetSmart National Adoption Week at Rockwall

 Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT  PetSmart (Rockwall, TX) – 931 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087 Meet wonderful dogs who are looking for their forever homes! Join us at PetSmart Rockwall to find your new best friend.

Spay Neuter Network

Affordable Spay Neuter & ShotsEsterilización y vacunas a bajo costo August 17Spay/Neuter Network surgery transport service check-in: 7am | return: 4:30pmFriends of Rowlett Animals 5328 Lakeview Pkwy, Rowlett, TX 75088Affordable spay, neuter and vaccination package by appointment. Cirugias de...

Choose Friends of Rowlett Animals at AmazonSmile

With Prime Day coming up on June 21 and 22, you can shop while a portion is donated to us. Sign up for AmazonSmile and select Friends Of The Rowlett Animal Shelter as your preferred charity here. Remember to shop for deals at smile.amazon.com, or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, and...

Celebrate the summer holidays in style

Celebrate the summer holidays with new styles in the FRAs store! Show off your pride for being a dog/cat parent or your love for Texas. Shirts are available in several colors and styles. All purchases in the FRAs shop directly support the shelter pets.

Stop by our Thrift Store & Pet Food Pantry

Our Thrift Store & Pet Food Pantry has awesome deals for pet supplies, decor, and household items. 100% of the proceeds go towards medical treatments for shelter pets. Also, if you have extra unwanted items, you can donate that as well in the center. We hope to see you there to shop and/or...

Non-Profit Tuesday at Craft and Growler

Join us for Non-Profit Tuesday at Craft and Growler on May 11! Craft and Growler does have food, so have dinner with us! Can’t stay? No problem! Get your food and a growler to go! Remember, for every beer sold during the event, we get $1.

FRAs Adoptathon and Adoption Event

Friends of Rowlett Animals will have an Adoptathon event this Saturday, April 24th. Our volunteers will be there to answer your questions to find the right pet for your family. We are also at an adoption event on April 30th and May 1st at Lake Cities Community Church. Come and meet the amazing...

New Styles in the FRAs Online Store

The FRAs Store has new items for sale in a variety of colors and styles. Maybe you want to get comfy with a Life Is Better with a Cat shirt or get groovy with a tie-dye tee. Time is limited for some items so please check out what we have. All proceeds will go towards major medical care, heartworm...


Animal Abuse

If you suspect or observe animal abuse, whether it be cats and dogs or even livestock, the first step is to contact local law enforcement.

Animal Investigation and Response 

Vaccinations & Spay/Neuter

Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics – held at the Rowlett Animal Shelter every 3rd Saturday of the month

Cause for Paws 
Garland Pawsibilities
Rescue the Animals SPCA 
Spay Neuter Network 
Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) 

Pet Medical Information
Food Banks & Pantries

Don’t Forget to Feed Me 
Life Messages – Helps low income families with various needs 
North Texas Pet Food Pantry 
Pets of the Homeless 



DFW’s FurGotten Friends 
East Dallas Pet Rescue 


Feral Friends (for help with feral colonies) 


While we do not have the resources to take your pet in, we can help market your pet on our Facebook page and in the various Pet Portals like PetFinder and Adopt-a-Pet. This is called a Courtesy Post. You would continue to have your pet at home, but the public would be able to review the photos and information while looking for their pawfect pet!

More information

Surrendering Your Pet

While some may feel that there are always options other than taking your pet to a shelter, we know that there are times that you have no other choice.

DFW Humane Society
East Lake Pet Orphanage
Humane Society of Dallas County
Operation Kindness
SPCA of Texas

These resources are not affiliated with FRAs. They can help you with many things, and there are other groups that are not listed here that can help as well.

How you can help

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Adult Torbie and White DSH cat

Trap, Neuter, Return