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April 20, 2016 | BarkPost

Undoing local Pit Bull bans. A new bill in the Missouri legislature to lift the bans, HB 1811, is getting national attention.Read More

February 10, 2016 | BarkPost

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, so how about sharing some puppy love with your sweetheart? A local animal This Shelter Delivers Something A Lot Better Than Chocolates On Valentines Day Read More

February 8, 2016 | Fox 2

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, so how about sharing some puppy love with your sweetheart? A local animal shelter will stop by your home or office with a precious puppy and a bouquet of flowers. Read More

January 18, 2016 | St. Louis Public Radio

Law enforcement officials and animal welfare agencies say a new animal abuse task force in St. Clair County is working well. St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly developed the protocol with the assistance of the Belleville Area Humane Society and Gateway Pet Guardians, a rescue organization that works primarily in East St. Louis and surrounding communities. Read More

January 14, 2016 | STL Today

In November, Clarice was found in a shed, so malnourished that she was emaciated. Now the healthy, 7-month-old puppy is a star — thanks to the Youth Theatre Company of the Gateway Center for Performing Arts and Gateway Pet Guardians. Read More

December 11, 2015 | KSDK

Gateway Pet Guardians awarded $50k from PetCo Foundation. Throughout October, pet parents and animal lovers across the country submitted stories about how adopting a pet changed their lives, and in doing so, gave deserving animal welfare organizations the opportunity to receive a grant from the Petco Foundation! More than 3,000 stories were submitted. Watch now

March 2, 2015 | St. Louis Public Radio

Law enforcement and animal welfare agencies in St. Clair County, Ill., are using a new playbook for animal abuse cases that they say will make it easier to prosecute those cases in the county. St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly and officials with Gateway Pet Guardians and the Belleville Area Humane Society unveiled the protocol. Read More

January 10, 2015 | KSDK

We’ve all felt the cold these past few days, but imagine if you couldn’t come inside to escape. Many dogs are left outside by owners unaware of the deadly consequences of their actions. A local group is educating pet owners, while doing their usual job of feeding strays. Read More

October 9, 2013 | Fox 2

For a young, black-and-white pit bull mix, just the right person came driving by at just the right time Wednesday afternoon. Otherwise, the dog some assumed to be dead might actually be dead. Read More

September 17, 2012 | Bestfriends.org

“Our goal with the trip is to create young pet advocates in the community because they have a bigger voice than we do,” says Kara Dalton, education coordinator for Gateway Junior Pet Advocates. Twelve inner-city kids from the group, ages 14 to 18, as well as a few young people from the Purina Pals program, recently spent a week volunteering at the Best Friends Sanctuary. [Read More]

September 10, 2012 | Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch

The Clayton company will raise awareness of Gateway Pet Guardians during its customer-appreciation celebration Sept. 29 at Shaw Park. [Read More]

August 20, 2012 | Right This Minute: ESL Puppy Rescue Hits the Web

July 2, 2012 | Show-Me St. Louis: Julie Tristain Visits the GPG Emergency Shelter

March 16, 2012 | Show-Me St. Louis: Monsanto Grow St. Louis Contest

January 17, 2012 | Show-Me St. Louis: Julie Tristain Rides with P.J.

July 28, 2011 | St. Louis Business Journal: Metro East Animal Rescue Group Plans New Shelter

Gateway Pet Guardians paid $75,000 for land and a pole barn in Centreville where it plans to build an emergency animal shelter and education center, the Belleville News-Democrat reports. [Read More]

July 14, 2011 | Executive Director Jamie Case Recognized by Ladies Home Journal Magazine

Jamie won third place in the “Never Underestimate the Power of 10″ contest sponsored by OPI in Ladies Home Journal. She’s going to be mentioned in an upcoming issue of LHJ Magazine! Stay tuned for details about the issue, read her nomination on LHJ.com now!

July 11, 2011 | Interview with Vic Porcelli on Fresh 102.5

Jamie Case and Julia Mittelstadt talk with Vic Porcelli of Fresh 102.5 FM about Gateway Pet Guardians in this two part interview. [Listen to Part 1]   [Listen to Part 2]

June 15, 2011 | Town & Style Magazine: The Secret Lives of Realtors

See Town & Style’s article about Gateway Pet Guardians President Julia Mittelstadt on Page 64! [Read More]

January 24, 2011 | Gateway Guardians: A Documentary Appears in Bark Magazine

Gateway Pet Guardians new documentary received national exposure in the September, 2010 issue of Bark Magazine. “On the edge of the American Rust Belt, the once-prosperous city of East St. Louis, Ill., collapsed with industry in the 1960s and ’70s. Anyone with means moved away, siphoning off more than half the city’s population. Those who remain live in a landscape of fallendown buildings, burned-out houses, strip clubs and urban prairie with one of the highest crime rates in the country and countless free-roaming pet dogs and unwanted strays, nearly none of whom are spayed or neutered.” [Read More]