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Meet Cozumel and Giselle: Gateway Pet Guardians Adoptable Dogs

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Meet Cozumel and Giselle
Sisters saved from the streets. 

A few short months ago, Gateway Pet Guardians rescued Cozumel (tan) and Giselle (brindle). In the time at their foster home, both these girls have come to show personalities quite unlike one another. Dogs of the same breed, and even the same litter, don’t always grow into the same qualities or at the same rate! While Giselle is…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Finley!

Finley is CANINE’S 2015 Most Beautiful Pup!
Just as People Magazine publishes their “Most Beautiful” issue each year (Sandra Bullock was recently named Most Beautiful for 2015), St. Louis CANINE Magazine produces its most beautiful list. Finley, a beautiful brindle terrier, was named 2015’s Most Beautiful Pup.

CANINE recently visited with Finley in her foster home to get to know her…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Scarlet!

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Meet Scarlet!

This Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix in a Southern Bell who wants to be your new best friend.  Scarlet is one of the sweetest pups you will meet. She is super smart and loving. Not only is she already potty trained, she is also bell trained so she will ring the bell when she wants to go outside! Also, she is crate trained; she will go in for treats and meals without any hassle.

Meet Prince Charming: A Gateway Pet Guardians Adoptable Dog

His name is Charming, Prince Charming.
And his is a story of rags to riches.

Before he was Prince Charming, this handsome boy was chained and padlocked to an abandoned house. His water bowl had holes and he was forced to sleep outside no matter the weather. However, we could see his charm by how loving and kind he was to the rescuers who saved him, a perfect gentleman, he knew his lif…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Wes!

Look deep into my eyes. You’re eyelids are getting heavy. You’re getting verrrry sleepy. Just listen to the sound of my voice. Now, imagine you’re in your home, sitting on the couch watching television. The cutest, most loving dog is lying by your side, holding your hand. As you sit there, you think about how lucky you are to have found the perfect dog. He’s house and crate trained, and…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Paris!

A little bit of international beauty in St. Louis…Meet Paris!

Bonjour!
Paris is both house trained and crate trained! She is also working on basic commands. Paris loves other dogs and people, little people, too. She is a medium-energy lady who loves snuggling with her humans, being petted, and playing with her foster dog sister. 
Paris can be described in one word: joyful. She is so…

Sol – Into The Light

As much as Gateway Pet Guardians volunteers don’t want to see male and female street dogs reproducing—adding to the overpopulation of stray and feral dogs in East St. Louis—they take comfort in the bonds many of the dogs form.  Given how many challenges the street dogs face, it’s heartening to imagine that they have company, maintaining social ties as dogs are wont to do.

What’s…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Olivia!

“I got chills, they’re multiplying
And I’m losing control
‘Cause I heard, you might be applying
It’s electrifying!
You better hurry up, ’cause I need a home
And my heart is set on you
You better show up, you better bring a bone
To my heart I must be true
Nothing left, nothing left for me to do
It’s a home that I want
Oo,Oo,Oo honey
It’s a home that I want
Oo,Oo,Oo…

Help from Brittany Woods’ Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program (TOP)

Last week, Gateway Pet Guardians received an abundance of help from 120 8th grade teens from Brittany Woods enrolled in Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program (TOP). On Monday, March 30 and Wednesday, April 1, students visited and helped us with a variety of tasks. The students sorted inventory and made treat bags to pass out, helped us with our outreach initiative by preparing bags with collars,…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Boone!

Hi!  I’m Boone and I love you!

You may not know this, but I’m kind of a big deal and I could be the perfect dog for you!  I love everybody that that I meet and I will snuggle you for hours.  People tell me I’m a big dog, but I don’t know what they are talking about.  I’m a lap dog!  I love my foster sisters and I even let them win at tug of war (Shhhh!  Don’t tell them!).

I’m very…

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