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October 2019

Finding Comfort in Loss: Pretty Boy’s Story

The end-of-life experience can be a difficult period for pet owners. Our pets devote their lives to us–making us smile and laugh every day. The thought of losing a pet–a family member–can be devastating. Whether a pet approaches their golden years, experiences sudden trauma, or is diagnosed with a terminal illness–we are there for pet owners through this difficult period.

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Rocky’s Return Home

In hard times, we turn to those that give us unconditional love–our pets. At eight years old, little Rocky had devoted his life to his family, especially his momma who has been diagnosed with cancer.

But one day, Rocky went missing. His family had no idea where he went. Days went by. Weeks went by. Still no luck. Until one day, they reached out to Gateway Pet Guardians.

Turns out,…

Beautiful, Smart and Loved: Angel’s Story

Pets bring so much joy to our lives, and we truly love meeting families that radiate this joy. When we met Angel and her mom, we instantly fell in love. Every morning, her mom tells Angel she is beautiful, and she is smart, and she is loved before she wakes up for the day.

A few weeks ago, we received a heartbreaking call from Angel’s mom needing help. Due to a personal situation resulting…

Remembering Lydia

We met sweet Lydia after a community member called us for help. A dog in distress had taken residence in their yard. Upon arrival, we noticed the dog, who we later named Lydia, desperately needed emergency veterinary care. She was missing a leg and had trauma to the foot on another leg and smelled of infection. We picked her up and rushed her to the vet, where she immediately received treatment.

East Side Pet Crisis Fund: Huck’s Story

Poor Huck was attacked by a dog, resulting in several wounds to his stomach. His family cleaned his wounds, nursed him back to health, and he made a full recovery. However, a few weeks later, his groin area swelled up suddenly. It got bigger and bigger, to the point it was the size of a coconut.

They thought he had made a full recovery, and Huck was out of the woods, but the trauma had…

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