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November 2018

Poinsettia’s Puppies

Here’s a secret… we weren’t planning on rescuing these babies today. It just kinda happened…. Whoops! But they needed help. They were born overnight so just hours old, but thankfully they are sleeping snug as a bug in a foster home tonight! Check out the video below that shows the rescue of Poinsettia and her tiny newborn…

Athletes for Animals Grants $2,500 to Fund Spay/Neuter in Metro East

Gateway Pet Guardians is proud to be an Athletes for Animals grant recipient during the Fall 2018 grant cycle. Their support is critical to our work in the Metro East. Through our Spay/Neuter Program, we provide free surgery, vaccinations, microchips, and a nail trim–A4A’s grant will help us continue to provide these services for free!

Over the last five years, Athletes for Animals has…

East Side Pet Crisis Fund: Gigi’s Story

Gigi’s mom frantically took her to the vet because she noticed blood in her urine and she was struggling to urinate. She spent the last of her money on an examination, but could not afford the x-rays needed to determine a cause. She took Gigi home and picked up the phone. She called Gateway Pet Guardians for help.

The next day, we got Gigi into one of our partner vets and covered the cost of…

Preparing for the Winter Cold

 

The Gateway Pet Guardians Community Outreach Team has been out full force for the past week, connecting with pet owners to make sure they have the resources they need to care for their pets! We distributed crates to families who wanted to bring their dogs inside and doghouses and straw to the families who are not able to bring their pets inside. 5 On Your Side joined us as w…

The Utility of a Crate

To some, this might look like a dirty old crate. But to me, it’s the holy grail. Crates are the single easiest tool for pet owners to curb many of the problems and issues we encounter. Destruction, potty training, routine… all addressed through the use of a crate.

Crates give families the confidence to keep pets inside, while protecting the things they own and also keeping their pets saf…

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