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

Stay informed about current fundraising events, programs we are involved with, and the needs of the shelter. Also, check out our recommended resources for your pet.

FRAs News

Donate to Friends of Rowlett Animals on Giving Tuesday

Your donation to Friends of Rescue Animals allows us to continue our mission of helping homeless animals in Rowlett and our surrounding communities. Donations help with major medical care, heartworm treatments, and our foster cat program. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that...

Athletes for Animals 2022 Grant Recipient

We are so proud to announce we have received a grant from Athletes For Animals! Since 2013, Athletes for Animals has successfully connected athletes with a shared passion for animals, educated the public about responsible pet ownership, promoted pet adoption, raised funds, and distributed grants...


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 
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

For FRAs Pet Food Pantry, contact us at: Info@friendsofrowlettanimals.org or call 972-591-7387

Lost/Found Pets & New Intakes

Report on lost and found pets. Also, view animals that have been brought into the animal shelter.

City of Rowlett Lost & Found Pets
City of Garland Lost & Found Pets


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