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July 2014

Happy Tails Update: Happy

After saying goodbye to our beloved service dog, we weren’t sure about getting another dog. But decided instead of a service dog, we needed a family dog more. In May, we added Happy to our family. The first few weeks were rough, as we all got to know each other, but it was totally worth it! Our cat will never be thrilled with having a new dog, but our toddler is. Often times they are cuddled…

Wednesday’s Adoptable Dog of the Day – Laramie!

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Meet Laramie!

Laramie is a handsome young German Shepherd mix who is looking for his forever home!  He is one of the most loving pups around, not to mention his striking good looks!  Laramie is a unique boy – he has one blue eye and one brown eye!  His blue eye is one of the clearest and brightest around.  It only adds to his gorgeous good looks!

Laramie is potty trained, does great…

Wednesday’s Adoptable Dog of the Day – Meet Popeye!

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Meet Wednesday’s Adoptable Dog of the Day…Popeye!
This adorable ball of fluff is a little on the shy side, but he’s very sweet.  He comes out of his shell more and more each day and will make a wonderful companion for someone…maybe you!

Popeye is both house and crate trained.  He even knows sit and will gladly show you for a frozen yogurt treat (which is his favorite!).  Popeye is a…

Why Become a Shelter Volunteer?

Monday’s Shelter Dog: Meet Pocahontas, An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!!


Gateway Pet Guardians has loads of opportunities to volunteer, and we always appreciate the help! One rewarding opportunity is becoming a volunteer at our Emergency Shelter at Manchester and Macklind, situated near the Dogtown and Hill neighborhoods.

Why Volunteer?

As much as we love our shelter volunteers (we couldn’t do what we do without them!), they love us back just as…

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

Friday’s Foster Dog: Meet Mia, an adoptable dog in St. Louis! Mia is a sweet little brindle-colored girl with so much love to give. This sweetie is very playful and looking for her forever home with a family that will love her unconditionally. She’s great with children and other calm dogs like herself.

While she may be a young pup, this shepherd mix is pretty mature for her age.

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Addison!

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Addison, our featured adoptable dog today, says Happy Monday! She is a ball of energy and is still just a puppy! She is a seven-month-old Great Dane/Shepherd Mix and weighs about forty-four pounds right now. Addison is up-to-date on her shots and is spayed.

She wandered up to some children playing basketball outside and it just so happened that one of their brothers knew about GPG. H…

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

Friday’s Foster Dog: Meet Fagen, an adoptable dog in St. Louis! At just a year and a half old, Fagen has an insatiable zest for life. Sweet and playful, his foster family says he is still learning the ways of the world but loving every minute of it. He attends doggy daycare on occasion and spends the majority of his time playing around with the other two dogs in his foster family’s house.

Foster Spotlight: It’s Your Time to Shine, Heather Besch!

Foster Spotlight Heather Besch

Let’s give it up this week for Heather Besch! Heather became involved with GPG when her sister asked her to volunteer with her at an event. She has been fostering for less than a year, but has already had six different dogs make their way through her home and into wonderful furever families. Heather has found that she really loves fostering the momma dogs and their puppies. She also does…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Tiana!

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Meet today’s wonderful dog of the day: Tiana!  Tiana is a laid back shepherd mix who wants nothing more than to snuggle up with you on the bed…or the sofa…or anywhere!  She likes to be touching you at all times and would make the perfect cuddle companion.

Tiana is just a young pup, but is fully crate trained and almost fully house trained.  She’s wonderful with other dogs,…

Adoptable Dog in St. Louis: Meet Boss!

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We hope everyone and their pets had a wonderful and safe Fourth of July weekend! Our shelter dogs weren’t a fan of the fireworks but they enjoyed the extra attention that they got this weekend. Our Monday Featured Dog this week is the one and only Boss! Boss is a young Labrador Retriever/Chow Chow mix and he is such a sweet boy! He is already neutered and up-to-date with his…

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