Get the latest FRAs news and additional resources for the wellbeing of your pet.

Stay informed with current fundraising events, programs we are involved with, and the needs of the shelter.

FRAs News

Harvest Market on Main

🕐 Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT – 4:00 PM CDT  📍 Village of Downtown Rowlett – 4000 Main St, Rowlett, TX 75088 FRAs will have adoptable dogs at the Market from 10:30-1:30. Our volunteers will be on site throughout the day to talk about available opportunities and answer any other...

Covington Nursery’s Fall Fundraiser & Raffle

🕐 Winners will be announced on Saturday, October 30, 2021  📍 Covington's Nursery – 5518 President George Bush Hwy, Rowlett, Texas 75089 Covington’s Nursery is hosting a fall fundraiser & raffle to help Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund & Friends of Rowlett Animals. Stop by Covington’s to drop...

Spirit Night at RetroCade

🕐 Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM CDT – 9:00 PM CDT  📍 RetroCade – 6320 Dalrock Rd. #100, Rowlett, TX Join us for a fun night to benefit the shelter pets! RetroCade will be donating 15% of all admission fees AND food & beverage sales to FRAs. WOW!

Spay Neuter Network – October 2021

Affordable Spay Neuter & ShotsEsterilización y vacunas a bajo costo October 21Spay/Neuter Network surgery transport service check-in: 7am | return: 4:30pmFRAs Center3905 Melcer St. 504, Rowlett, TX 75088Affordable spay, neuter and vaccination package by appointment.Cirugias de esterilización y...

Here’s how you can help on North Texas Giving Day!

Each year, North Texas Giving Day brings hope to homeless pets in our community. Because of you, over 300 animals each year find medical care, love, support, and new fur-ever homes. Here's what you can do to help: Join our event Join us at Bankhead Brewing for an evening of fundraising fun on...

PetSmart Adoption Event 9/04/21

🕒Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 11:00 AM CDT – 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, and find your new best friend.


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

Woman holding a kitten



Adult Torbie and White DSH cat

Trap, Neuter, Return