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July 2013

Upcoming Dog-Friendly Events in St. Louis

Here’s a list of upcoming events in the St. Louis metro area that are pet-friendly! Everybody loves doing things with their dogs . Also be sure to check out our calendar of events.

July 3 (through OCT):  Yappy Hour @ The Boat House in Forest Park
Time: 4:00-7:00PM
Cost: $5.00

Yappy Hours take place on the 1st Wednesday of the month, May through October. Just stop by the Boathous…

DIY Dog Ice Cream Treats

by Shannon Miller, GPG Blogger

July is National Ice Cream month, now your dog can get in on the fun, too!

My Shetland Sheepdog is constantly wearing what I would describe as a black sweater vest. I can only imagine how hot he gets in the St. Louis summers. He also, like his mother, really really loves snacks and ice cream. Unfortunately, the “dog ice cream” and other cold treats for pups at…

Strut your Mutt St. Louis

by Jen Fuhrman, GPG Volunteer Chair

Ready, Set, Strut!
Support Gateway Pet Guardians at Strut Your Mutt!

We are pleased to announce that Gateway is enrolled as a Network Partner to participate in Best Friends Animal Society – Strut Your Mutt St. Louis! What is Strut Your Mutt, you ask?

What: Strut Your Mutt is a leisurely fundraising dog walk followed by a doggie-themed festival that…

Help GPG Get Easy Donations from Liberty Mutual

10 Minutes Could Donate $5 to GPG!

Gateway Pet Guardians is proud to partner with Liberty Mutual Insurance for an exciting fundraising opportunity. You can support this effort by completing a no-obligation Liberty Mutual Home or Auto Insurance quote with Tara Frazier, Personal Sales Representative, between June 15 and July 15, 2013. That’s all you need to do, and Liberty Mutual w…

The Loss of a Friend: Shadow’s Story


An open letter from GPG foster failure/adopter Jeff Haertling

My wife Susan and I were introduced to your organization thru a colleague of hers (Denise Webster) at work.  Our family has always been owned by dogs, and we’ve always been owned by them in pairs.  We’ve been blessed with a wonderful pair of Golden Retrievers (Bogart and Bailey) who were our kids “BC” (Before Children). Later…

Operation: Give A Dog A Home

By Ashley Riley, GPG Vice President

On June 23rd,  Gateway Pet Guardians partnered up once again – this time with East St. Louis City Hall – for Operation: Give a dog a Home, a dog house drive for East St. Louis residents.

Twenty five residents came out to receive doghouses from GPG. With ten volunteers on hand, we were able to give each one of them a new home for their dog.  Plans ar…

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