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Reducing Pet Overpopulation, One Spay at a Time

 

The numbers are in. In 2015, Gateway Pet Guardians’ Spay/Neuter Program sterilized 88 dogs and 97 cats for residents in the East St. Louis community. We sterilized 185 animals total, and helped 91 families in the process. We’ve spent years battling the overpopulation of stray and unwanted animals in East St. Louis, but our Spay/Neuter Program might be the ticket to truly ending…

GPG Tip of the Week – 1/21/2016

Every week, awesome volunteer, Megan B., puts together a tip for our fosters and volunteers! This week, we wanted to share it with our FB friends with the cold weather we’re seeing in St. Louis! We hope you enjoyed it! Stay warm!

P.S. Sweet Pageant is available for adoption! check her out: gatewaypets.com/adopt

P.P.S. Check out this awesome video! GPG Alumnus, Tony tried some PAWZ on…

Gateway Center for Performing Arts teams up with Gateway Pet Guardians

As the most famous orphan of all time, Annie knows a few things about feeling alone and abandoned. She knows how it feels to watch families look, smile, and pass by without a word. She knows how it feels to be told you’re not the “right fit for our family”. So as a huge animal lover, Annie couldn’t stand by and watch the area’s homeless dogs feel the same way.

Annie and her…

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

It’s getting cold outside, which means frigid temperatures, icy winds, and snow are upon us. Many of our rescue dogs spent the beginning of their lives in a battle against Mother Nature. However, since they’ve been rescued, they worry no more. We want to take the opportunity to provide some tips to keep your own dogs warm, and to do so, we asked the experts. We could think of nobody mor…

Tails on the Town: The Holiday Season

Gateway Pet Guardians has several events in store this holiday season! Below are just a few of the adoption events we’d like to highlight. Please note that not all of our available animals will be in attendance at each event. If you are interested in meeting a specific animal, please fill out an adoption application. If’ you’d like to see a complete list of upcoming adoption events, visit our…

Meet Effie—An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Hello there!!! Sorry if I sound overly excited, but I just got back from watching the NEW HUNGER GAMES MOVIE!! Can you believe the final movie is actually here! Well, I don’t want to spoil anything for you but it is utterly AMAZING! You will die!

Anyhoo…you are probably wondering why I am so jazzed about the Hunger Games. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Effie and I was named after…

A Princess, Prince and Their Hero: A K9 Warrior Tail

Scott and Kaine

Gateway Pet Guardians is proud to partner with TADSAW (Train A Dog, Save a Warrior) to unite rescued dogs with veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder in a program called the Gateway K9 Warrior Project. Because of this new program, the term “man’s best friend” means so much more. It helps rescue dogs achieve an extraordinary purpose in life – helping America’s heroes after their…

25 Ways to Help

Have you ever watched the news and noticed how animals are being treated and wondered what you could do to make a difference? Do you sometimes dream of buying a ranch and rescuing all of the animals, only to realize that you don’t have the means to do so? Did you know that there are other ways to help? It’s up to you to find your niche! Below are just a few ideas on how you can contribute to…

Kind Kid Alert: Meet Gray and Anna Claire

This week, Gray and Anna Claire stopped by to deliver donations they collected for their birthdays. They brought their GPG alumni, Fulsom, now Yadi! Happy Birthday Gray and Anna Claire, from the humans and dogs at…

Meet Breeze–An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful…
Meet GPG’s Cover Girl, BREEZE!

Hello! My name is Breeze, but my foster family calls me “Easy Breezy” because I’m so much fun to be around. And by fun I mean ENERGETIC! I love to play (squeaky toys please) and discover the world around me. I’m hoping I can find a home with a family who will teach me everything I need to know about being the perfect best…

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