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What to do With Your Pups this Winter

  By Jen Fuhrman, GPG Blogger/Volunteer

You know, we’re not the only ones that get cabin fever in the winter! You may be noticing already that your pups are spending a bit less time outside than usual – I know mine are. Instead of wrestling in the yard for most of the morning before I head off to work, they go outside to take a trot for a few minutes, then right back inside and…

Gateway Pet Gazette

2013: January Edition

 

One of the hardest things about animal rescue is taking in a feral dog off the streets. It’s a task that most people are just not up for, but for the brave few who do, they know how big of a difference they make in the lives of these neglected animals. This is the story of Malcolm.  His story →

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Community Outreach in East St. Louis

By Ashley Riley, GPG Vice President

One of our biggest goals at Gateway Pet Guardians is not only to rescue animals, but also prevent animals from having to be rescued in the future and help make the lives of owned pets in East St. Louis the best they can possibly be.  Part of that mission involves a lot of community outreach and education on our part.

In the month of December, w…

Myth Buster: Will Chocolate Kill My Dog?

By Shannon Miller, GPG Volunteer/Blogger

If you’re reading this hoping we’ll say new scientific evidence shows that you and your dog can share a bag of Hershey’s Kisses this Friday night, sorry — you’re out of luck. But according to an urban legend in the Miller household, my childhood dog once got into a bag of chocolate Halloween candy and lived to digest it the next morning. T…

The Transformation of a Feral Dog

One of the hardest things about animal rescue is taking in a feral dog off the streets. It’s a task that most people are just not up for, but for the brave few who do, they know how big of a difference they make in the lives of these neglected animals. This is the story of Malcolm.

A Letter from Belinda Paine: 
By now I’m sure everyone knows our story. For those who do not and for thos…

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Watch the video reveal of the three finalists in our iWant To Be Home for the Holidays iPhon…

4 Tips for Holiday Travels with Your Four-Legged Friends

By Shannon Miller, GPG Blogger/Volunteer

With the holiday season just around the corner, a lot of us are preparing to head out of town to visit family and friends. And if you’re anything like me, leaving your dog at home is just not an option. My dogs are my furbabies — there I said it. While an iPod full of podcasts and a full tank of gas will tide me over for the four-hour driv…

Top 5 Holiday Gifts for Your Dog

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By Allison Arthur, GPG Blogger/Volunteer

Well, Thanksgiving is officially past us, and that means one big thing – It’s officially Christmas season! If you’re anything like me, you not only have way too many holiday decorations to put up, you have too many dog-related holiday decorations to put up. Then, of course, there’s the shopping. I always struggle to find the perfect gifts…

DIY Christmas Treats

By Ashley Riley, GPG Vice President

Don’t forget your pet during the holidays! They love to eat just as much as you do, so consider making some homemade dog treats along with the fudge and the peppermint bark this year.  Natural and unprocessed ingredients make for healthier dogs, so I’ve added a few substitution suggestions for those who prefer it.

Ingredients

1 cup rolled oats…

Gateway Pet Gazette

2012: December Edition

 

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company has awarded $15,000 to local animal rescue Gateway Pet Guardians to aid the organization in its effort to support low cost spay/neuter options for citizens of East St. Louis and surrounding communities. It’s a Van! →

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