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Nigel, Nina, & Nigella

Sunday morning listening to the howling wind and seeing there is a HIGH of 18 degrees tomorrow. We really don’t know if Nigel, Nina, and Nigella will be able to survive another brutal winter.Last Thursday the “Gateway Girls” went on the feeding route with P.J.The video below is of Nigel and Nigella taken on that morning. Do you have a garage, a basement, or some room in your home to foster on…

Karmic Treats and Abounding Spirits.

Tonight is your chance to meet P.J. and all the other stars of Gateway Pet Guardians.
Karmic Treats and Abounding Spirits.
Amazing Guitarist, John McClelland.

Drag your introverted friends out. Even your friends who insist they don’t like people.
Eat, Drink, and hang with the dogs.
What else is…

The Making Of “Gateway Guardians” II

Part II of chatting with Rebecca Ormond. Goddess of Film. I found it pretty interesting even though I know nothing about film. Below, the finished product!It was great to hear that the Gandhi quote “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way in which its animals are treated”. Mahatma Gandhi practiced “ahimsa” which is the action of “non-harming”. If you read u…

Questions with filmmaker Rebecca Ormond

In September I had the great opportunity of seeing “Gateway Guardians” at Winnie Moore Theatre in Webster and hearing the filmmaker, Rebecca Ormond, answer some questions from Mike Steinberg. This is Part 1. We are so grateful to Rebecca of Matriarch Motion Pictures for sharing her love with us! As you know, our big Soiree is THIS THURSDAY, November, 18, 2010 6:30-10:00 p.m. during t…

Gateway Guardians: A Documentary Selected For St. Louis International Film Festival

Saint Louis, MO, November 9, 2010 – Four months after receiving the Humanitarian Award during the Cinema St. Louis Film Festival, Gateway Guardians: A Documentary will advance to the St. Louis International Film Festival on November 18th.

The documentary tells the story of the many homeless dogs that roam the streets in East St. Louis, and the volunteers who spend their time feeding,…

A Hero, From A Dog’s Eye View

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Local Animal Rescue Volunteer, Documentary Star to be Honored at Film Premier Gala
Saint Louis, MO, November 8, 2010– The homeless dogs of East St. Louis have a friend in P.J. Hightower. In many cases, she is the only person they’ve ever known. They congregate on the streets across the river and patiently await her car to appear from around the corner, as it has every morning for the last…

Sonny

For Previous blog posts about Sonny click here.Sonny is getting depressed. He has been in a kennel and 2 foster homes. Both of his foster homes ADORED him but his first foster mom had to move to the East Coast quickly and his second foster home is growing in the number of people VERY soon and they worry Sonny won’t get the attention he deserves. Sonny & his foster sister Maddy are the best of…

Rescued Dogs Escape Backyard, Recovered Safe and Sound

Saint Louis, MO, September 21, 2010 – After a previous failed attempt, two stray dogs who had long awaited their turn to be rescued by Gateway Pet Guardians finally had their day on the morning of Thursday, September 16. But less than 24 hours after being rescued, the two refugees called Bea and Aaron, had escaped through the fencing of their temporary home’s backyard in Lafayette Square and…

New Documentary: Gateway Pet Guardians Expose Pet Problems in East St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO, June 29, 2010 – After 11 months of filming on the streets of East St. Louis, Gateway Guardians: A Documentary is ready for debut at the Tivoli on July 18th at noon.

The documentary tells the story of the many homeless dogs that roam the streets in East St. Louis, and the volunteers who spend their time feeding, rescuing, fostering and adopting them out.

“The state of thes…

Gateway Guardians: A Documentary | Press Coverage

Rebecca Ormond on St. Louis Indy Theater

Gateway Pet Guardians on Show-Me St. Louis

Gateway Pet Guardians Featured in 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 landsca…

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