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Meet Dooley, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Meet Dooley, a 1 year old goofy little Hound/Pit Bull Terrier mix! You’ll never find a cooler dog than Dooley. He’s an attention hog who absolutely adores humans and cannot get enough of those around him. His foster family calls him a “loveable little man” in search of someone with a huge heart and worthy of his plethora of kisses and ridiculously amazing snuggling…

Foster Spotlight: It’s Your Time to Shine, Abby Lorenz!

Foster Spotlight: It’s Your Time to Shine, Abby Lorenz!

Our next Foster Spotlight goes to a very important person at GPG, our Foster Placement Coordinator, Abby Lorenz! Abby got involved with us in 2012 when she adopted a GPG dog, Lucy (formerly Yam). She started to become more involved by transporting rescues to events and then taking in her first foster dog. She has had four fosters since then. She lives in O’Fallon, MO with Lucy.


Meet Barilla, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!


Meet Barilla!

This stunning lady is both crate and house-trained; she even knows how to ring a bell on the door to go outside! She has already learned to ‘sit.’ This intelligent girl loves to learn and learns quickly. 
Barilla is great with other dogs, as well as adults and kids. She hasn’t been introduced to any cats yet. This girl is affectionate and laid-back – she loves a good snuggle!

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Chassis!

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Chassis!

This Monday we’ve got a special girl to introduce everyone to and her name is Chassis! She is a Boxer mix, spayed, and up to date with shots. GPG spent a year feeding her on the streets before we were able to rescue her. We also rescued puppies from at least two of her litters, which she was raising under an abandoned house. She’s had a rough life and is learning to trust…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Dodger!


Meet Dodger!

This incredibly gorgeous guy is Dodger. He’s a sweet boy who is very friendly and has a big, beautiful smile that’s contagious. He gets along very well with other dogs. Dodger has requested a home without cats and young children. He’s shy around new people, but once he gets to know them, they’ve made a new friend.   
Dodger is a sweet boy and gives very special hugs…great big…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Bruno!

This Monday we are featuring a Pug/Beagle mix named Bruno. Bruno is a small dog, but don’t let his size fool you! He thinks he’s one of the big dogs and likes to run around with them. He’s been attending socialization classes and as a result is getting along better and better with other dogs. He gets along best with dogs that are bigger than him.

Bruno is already neutered and is…

Meet Shelby, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Say hello to Shelby, a medium-sized, 1 year old Pit Bull Terrier/Terrier mix! Sweet-natured, fun-loving, and friend to animals and humans alike, she’s one of the cutest and sweetest babies you’ll ever meet. She’s the kind of girl who just loves affection and loves giving it. Whether it’s giving kisses, nibbles, or cuddling on the couch, she’s nothing if not gentle and compassionate and…

Beau Deserves a Second Chance

Beau Deserves a Second Chance
Saved from the freezing cold with severe injuries
“There is a new dog who was dumped running around the neighborhood and he is missing a leg”.  That was the call Gateway Pet Guardians received, but we had no idea to expect.  To be honest, we figured it was a dog who had it’s leg surgically removed and then dumped years later…what we found was very different…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet J Jr.!


Meet J Jr.!

Jay is a very well mannered, handsome boy! He graduated from obedience school last summer and isn’t the least bit ornery. He has the best manners inside the house and loves to explore a fenced in backyard. He knows sit, stay, leave it, shake, and many other commands. He would love a family that helps him keep learning. 
He is very affectionate and will follow you around t…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Miss Thelma!

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Miss Thelma!

This Monday we are featuring our favorite goofball, Miss Thelma! Miss Thelma is a new mamma. She recently gave birth to three adorable and chubby puppies and they’ve all found their furever homes! She currently resides at the shelter and is ready to find her very own furever home too!

Miss Thelma is a Shepherd/Pit Bull Terrier mix. She is now spayed and up-to-date with shots. She is…

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