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April 2014

Monday’s Foster Dog: Meet Dominnick, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!!

Meet Dominnick, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

This week’s Monday Adoptable Dog is a cutie named Dominnick. He is a Terrier mix that was rescued during GPG’s routine feeding in East Saint Louis. He was spotted running scared in an alley by one of the feeders and they were able to rescue him. At that time, he was ten weeks old, but now he is fourteen weeks old. He is just a puppy now, but will grow up to forty pounds. He’ll b…

Fundraising with Purina – Plus, Sign up for our 5K!

On April 8, Gateway Pet Guardians participated in Nestlé Purina’s annual Building Better Pet Communities event, which acts as a fundraiser for our organization, as well as several other St. Louis-area shelters. Purina associates can purchase blue jeans badges and bid in a silent auction to raise money for us and the two other shelters – Humane Society of Missouri and APA of St. Louis. T…

Happy Tails Update: Jasmine

Pecan, now known as Jasmine, came to live with us in her forever home on December 30, 2013. Since then she has become, not only a beloved pet but, a member of our family. I often tell people that I have 3 children, 2 without fur and 1 with fur. We love her with all of our hearts and thank everyone at Gateway Pet Guardians for all that you do and taking great care of our fur baby before w…

Friday’s Foster Dog: Meet Piccolo, An Adoptable Dog in St Louis!

Meet Piccolo, an adoptable dog in St Louis and one of Gateway Pet Guardias’ sweetest girls. With beautiful pink ears and a bright smile, she’s always ready for a day of fun. Whether it’s a nice, long walk or run with her foster mom, or an intense game of tug-o-war, she’s the ultimate companion for the active spirit. When at home, this little cutie can be found enjoying a friendly gam…

Wednesday’s Foster Dog: Meet Blake, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Meet Blake, an adoptable dog in St. Louis! Blake, who is otherwise known as Eddie by his friends, is a very smart, fun-loving puppy. In just a short time he has gone from street dog to star dog as he gets ready to star as Sandy in a local production of Annie this week! It’s hard for strangers not to notice what a gorgeous and great dog Eddie is just when they pass him by on a walk.

At just…

Board Spotlight: Becky Krueger

Becky Krueger

Becky Krueger
Board Member, Board of Directors
Becky Krueger is a new face to Gateway Pet Guardians. She has been a board member since March, 2014. Her favorite thing about her position in GPG is that she is able to use her experience in animal welfare to help the organization as it continues to grow and to help the people and pets of East St. Louis. Becky knows what it’s like to work wit…

Monday’s Foster Dog: Meet Creed, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!!

Meet Creed, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

What’s big, black, and beautiful? Creed! Creed is Monday’s Adoptable Dog. He is a black Labrador Retriever mix. Animal Control picked him up on the streets of Illinois and his family was not able to pay the fee to get him back, so, that’s how he ended up at Gateway. Creed is about three years old. He is just a little over eighty pounds, but thinks that he is still a lap dog. He is…

Friday’s Foster Dog: Meet Zeus, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Meet Zeus, an adoptable dog in St. Louis! Extremely energetic and always ready for fun, Zeus is a free but loyal spirit. Whether it’s during a long, relaxing walk or a day at the dog park, this sweetie is the ultimate social butterfly; always taking time out to say hello to everybody he meets. Comfortable on either a leash or a harness, he absolutely loves car rides and going new…

Coordinator Spotlight: Allison Busby

Allison Busby

Allison Busby
Adoption Application Coordinator
Allison Busby has been involved with Gateway Pet Guardians for about a year. She’s made herself quite comfortable in the organization in that year, though! She’s a foster, event volunteer, shelter volunteer, and most recently became our Adoption Application Coordinator. In her coordinator role, she loves being able to help applicants that don’t…

Wednesday’s Foster Dog: Meet Rigazzi, An Adoptable Puppy in St. Louis!

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Meet Rigazzi, an adoptable puppy in St. Louis! Rigazzi is an adorable 12 week old Terrier Mix. This playful guy is just a little firecracker right now, but he is bound to be a pretty big boy when he grows up! At his last veterinary appointment when he was 11 weeks old he weighed over 18 pounds and he is continuing to grow quickly! He is up to date on his shots and will be neutered and ready for…

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