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January 2018

Banfield Foundation Grants $10,000 to Fund Emergency Veterinary Care for Community Pets

Last week, we received a very special announcement from our friends at Banfield Foundation. They awarded a $10,000 grant to Gateway Pet Guardians to be used towards our East Side Pet Crisis Fund! This fund was created in 2014 to assist families in the Metro East with emergency veterinary care. Through our work with the community, we encountered many situations where families needed financial …

MLK Day in the Community

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Following in Dr. King’s footsteps, Gateway Pet Guardians hosted a day of service focused on helping pet owners in the Metro East. Fifteen volunteers made 45 stops, spending 5 hours in the blustery cold delivering pet supplies and visiting residents. Supplies delivered included…

Crazy About Community Cats

Now through the end of February, every donation towards our Community Cat Program will be MATCHED thanks to a generous grant from Community Cats Podcast! Dozens of cats will benefit from this campaign. In fact, we fix over 150 community cats per year through our TNR Program!

What is TNR?

Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) specifically targets stray and feral cats—cats that otherwise could not b…

GPG’s Community Outreach Program: 2017 Accomplishments

The mission of the Gateway Pet Guardians Community Outreach Program is to ensure that pet owners have the resources they need to provide their pet(s) with a long, happy and healthy life. We strive to empower pet owners to keep pets in their homes and out of area shelters. Several programs aid in these efforts, and 2017 was an incredible year of growth for our Community Outreach Program! In…

Magee’s Rescue

Magee’s incredible rescue is WHY Gateway Pet Guardians’ Community Outreach Program is so important to helping pets in the East St. Louis metro area! A community member contacted us about a skinny white dog that had been roaming the neighborhood as a stray. She was worried about the dog with the temperatures being so low. Our outreach team jumped into action. One of our Outreach Leads saw…

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