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Gettin’ Ziggy With It!


Ziggy is a four year old American Staffordshire Terrier mix.  He weighs 65 pounds.  Ziggy was born deaf, and was turned in to a shelter when he was just a puppy.  Ziggy has been in foster care for his entire life, and would love to find a family of his own.  Ziggy is very smart, and has earned his Canine ... Read More »

[Adopted] Electra is back for adoption!


Eletra set a Pet Project record being adopted within just hours of being posted! Unfortunately, the owners found out that someone in their house had an allergy and couldn’t keep her! 🙁 Meet ELECTRA at K-9 Paradise Saturday March 29th from 10a-2p! 3900 Wyoming South St. Louis Electra is a 6 year old, spectacularly beautiful black German Shepherd Dog ... Read More »

Spring Nail Polish Trends: Think Easter Egg.

The Pantone Color of 2014 is called Radiant Orchid, sort of a bright lavender. Very pretty for nail polish or your walls! You’ll see the Pantone color everywhere, I’ve seen it in the paint section at home improvement stores. Here are more gorgeous nail polish color trends. Get creative! ~Christy Read More »

Honestly, who doesn’t like S’mores?


Bring your family and your dog to meet S’mores with Hope Rescues at the Edwardsville Crossing PetCo Saturdays from 11-4! This is S’mores, a very sweet and loving male Carolina dog who is a little over a year old.  His life was spared the day he was to be destroyed at St. Louis County Animal Control by Hope Rescues. After ... Read More »

This cutie is simply Electra-fying!


Meet Electra 11 to 3 Saturday, March 8, in the Kirkwood Petco near I-44 and Lindbergh. Electra is a 6 year old, spectacularly beautiful black German Shepherd Dog and is currently is foster care with St. Louis Senior Dog Project.  She weighs about 75lbs. She is perfectly housebroken and is easy to walk on a leash. Electra is so obedient ... Read More »

[Arrow] Not even Cupid has an Arrow this adorable!

Arrow Adopted

This little guy is Arrow, he was put up for auction by a breeder and we saved him from further breeding and brought him into our rescue.  He is a four and half month old brindle boxer puppy.  Unfortunately, we just discovered that he has Pulmonary Stenosis and he requires surgery to live past two or three years.  We cannot ... Read More »

[ADOPTED] Uno is about as cute as it gets!


My name is Uno. I am a 1 ½ yr old chi mix that loves life. I live to play – anyone that wants to play I am in! I’d almost rather play than eat! I am working on my house manners & my foster mom says I am doing really well. If I can get outside or tell someone ... Read More »

Why have one buddy when you can have two?


Wesley is a beautiful Siamese boy who is between 1 and 2 years old. He is a quiet boy who likes people but tends to be a bit shy. He would need a little less hectic home to thrive. Late last fall Hemmingway was pulled from a high kill shelter, was very sick with an upper respiratory infection and weighed ... Read More »

I, for one, am a HUGE Seahawk fan!


Meet Seahawk!  After coming back from maternity leave, Executive Director of Gateway Pet Guardians, Jamie Case decided it was time to visit St. Clair County Animal Control and save some dogs!  On the visit, standing at the edge of the kennel was a happy, tail-wagging 1 yr old mixed breed with cropped ears.  These weren’t any cropped ears, these were ... Read More »

Meet Chimmi!


Chimmi was found as a stray and brought into an animal control facility in Illinois. The facility sent out an alert that they needed all animals removed due to “building issues” and Gateway 4 Paws rescued Chimmi and two other dogs. We think Chimmi is a Rat Terrier and chihuaha mix.  She weighs just under 10 lbs and is about 4 ... Read More »