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September 2017

A Difficult Delivery: Hollywood’s Story

On September 1, 2017, we were introduced to a very sweet, but very pregnant dog at Animal Control. Her deep brown eyes and loving personality won us over, and we knew we needed to help her. We named her Hollywood, and after an initial vet visit, it was determined she was due in 15-17 days with 8-9 puppies. She went to live with a special foster mom with experience whelping puppies, and t…

Spirit, Sass and a Zest for Life: Andrea and Siri’s Story

Sometimes larger than life things come in itty bitty packages. This is certainly the case for little Siri, an adorable puppy who wins over everyone she meets! Siri was rescued two weeks ago from an abandoned home in the Metro East. Rescuers had to pry open floorboards to reach her, and unfortunately, she was the only puppy in her litter that survived. At just four weeks old, she was extremely…

Sponsor TNR for a Colony of Cats

The Gateway Pet Guardians Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program is a humane approach to controlling the homeless cat population in the Metro East. It specifically targets stray, often feral community cats—cats that otherwise could not be adopted out into a family home. Through the program, cats are humanely trapped and taken to a veterinarian to be spayed/neutered and vaccinated. After recovery,…

Routine, Patience, and Unconditional Love: Jordan and Mr. Wiggles’ Story

At just seven months old, Mr. Wiggles has seen his fair share of change. First, ending up at Animal Control. Then joining the Gateway Pet Guardians foster family, and he was unfortunately bounced around from foster family to foster family. But finally, he landed himself in a foster home with Jordan Oxford about six weeks ago, and his life has been looking up ever since!

Mr. Wiggles has extrem…

East Side Pet Crisis Fund: Diamond’s Story

A few months ago, we received a call from Diamond’s mom. Diamond had gotten attacked by another dog in the neighborhood, and had a severe injury on her leg. Thankfully, we were able to help Diamond and her family with our East Side Pet Crisis Fund, a fund dedicated to helping low-income pet parents in the Metro East who need access to emergency veterinary services for their pets.

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