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Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Pink!

Well hello there! What’s that? Oh, no, I’m not the Rock Star named “Pink”; I’m the Dog Star named Pink. Its okay, I get mistaken for her all the time. Its totally understandable, we are A LOT alike.

It’s true. Aside from the obvious (our gorgeous looks), we practically live parallel lives. Let’s see, we’re both great singers. I personally think my “sound” is more commercia…

Meet Dory – An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

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A pup with a free spirit.  

Dory is a 2-year-old German Shepherd Mix who adores other dogs. In fact, Dory hasn’t quite figured out that her humans and her cat foster sibling are not dogs! Dory came to her Gateway Pet Guardians foster as a feral pup, so she is still learning that her human and cat friends aren’t the same as her dog friends. In her eyes, a playmate is a playmate,…

HODOR! – An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

Hodor hodor hodor hodor! This is Hodor!

Who wouldn’t want this piece of cinematic magic in their home?!  Hodor steals his name from the show Game of Thrones.  It’s only fitting that he loves watching the show with his foster family.

Hodor is a large boy weighing in around 60 lbs. But he is 60 pounds of love. He does well with other dogs, seems interested in cats, and is great with adults…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Clover!

What’s in a name? Well, a lot actually…. especially if you’re talking about our girl Clover.

Clover loves kids! It may be because she’s practically a kid herself. At just 1 year old, this girl plays well with young children and loves the energy they bring to a house.

Clover is such a love bug. If you are sitting down, then she is sitting next to you (or on you). At only 20-25 pounds…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Sapphire!

Meet Sapphire!

This pretty girl, who also goes by and responds to ‘Belle,’ is both crate-trained and house-trained. She’s learning commands such as, ‘shake’, ‘sit’, and ‘stay’ as well as the ‘okay’ command before she can start eating. She has been trying to learn roll over, but she always stops halfway for belly rubs!

Sapphire loves going on walks and runs and is working on walking…

Happy Tails Update: Eeyore

Jaxon (fka: Eeyore) is a happy, silly, loving 70 lb boy. He is doing wonderful in his home with his brother Tigger (Chihuahua), and sister Callie (cat). He loves to chase his sister around the house, loves to play fetch, and loves to be outside scoping out all the neighborhood squirrels. He just celebrated his first birthday complete with a candle and a special cake that mommy made just for…

Meet Van Gogh: A Gateway Pet Guardians Adoptable Dog

Van Gogh
A GPG story of progress. 


Van Gogh was on the Gateway Pet Guardians feeding route for years before his rescue. When GPG started to see Van Gogh’s life on the streets get tougher, we began the search for a foster to take him in. When a foster volunteered and GPG was able to rescue him, he had about 75 wounds and he was missing his ear. Van Gogh’s story became an…

Meet Tigger & Truman–Gateway Pet Guardians Adoptable Dogs

Keeping in touch with family is important.
Since being rescued and placed in separate foster homes, brothers Tigger and Truman continue to stay in touch with each other via “high tech” resources.

Sometimes their talks address serious issues:

Other conversations are deep and philosophical:

Most days “play” is the topic of conversation:

But most conversations revolv…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Mama Lucy!

This reflection of perfection is named Mama Lucy!

As you may have guessed by the name, she was rescued as a very pregnant mama and gave birth to three health, happy pups who have now been adopted.  It’s now time for Mama to find her forever home!  Lucy is a purebred Doberman Pinscher who is approximately three years old.
 Lucy is both house trained and crate trained. She loves her…

Given to fly

Sometimes a person touches more hearts than they are ever aware of.  Sometimes their legacy lives beyond them and they impact people and animals they have never met.  This is Kimberly Schaefer.  And, this is her story from a small rescue’s perspective and the outpouring of support we have witnessed for this amazing woman.

As the Director of this small (but mighty) organization, I have t…

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