Lola & Penelope's Special Events


Sunday, May 7th from 1pm-3pm. Watch as we turn your pet's paw prints into a flower bouquet! Your $10 donation per pet to Gateway Pet Guardians helps pay for veterinary care and find homes for animals in need. At our Clayton and Town & Country location.

To The Rescue

Rescue of the Month

Gateway Pet Guardians

Gateway Pet Guardians is a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to saving strays dogs and cats in and around Illinois. They strive to turn a negative into a positive by securing forever homes for these precious dogs/cats. Donations are needed to provide veterinary care for our pets and to help build a low close spray/neuter clinic and education center.

April Spotlight: Gateway Pet Guardians

Throughout the month of April we will be accepting donations for Gateway Pet Guardians in both of our stores.

How to donate:
-While in our store you can make a cash, check, or card donation at the register. You can also make a credit card donation on our website under the To The Rescue Collection.
-Purchase a box of Give dog treats in our stores. 100% of the proceeds will be donated.
-Hand painted or drawn pet portraits are also available to order online and in our stores. $35 per portrait. 100% of the proceeds will be donated.


April 8th - Easter Photo Booth

Bring your pet for an afternoon of spring fun!
Our Easter-themed photo booth is sure to be a fun time! Props are provided & your photo is printed in-store.

$10 Donation Recommended
100% of donations benefit Gateway Pet Guardians.


April 15th - Easter Egg Hunt

Join Lola & Penelope’s for our 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
Bring your pooch to hunt for super special Easter eggs filled with prizes & treats.
$10 per dog.
100% of proceeds benefit Gateway Pet Guardians.


April 29th - DOGUE A Spring Fashion Show

Strike a pose & join us for DOGUE: A Spring Fashion Show!
Watch as perfectly-styled pooches strut their paws on the catwalk in this season's latest canine couture.
This is sure to be a chic afternoon of pet clothing & accessories, giveaways & more!
Refreshments provided for pets & their humans.

Free to attend. Donations for our rescue of the month, Gateway Pet Guardians, are graciously accepted.


May 7th - Paw Print Art Day

April Showers Bring May Flowers!

Bring your pet to create their own May flowers at this fun filled event! Watch as we turn your pet’s paw print into a bouquet of flowers! A unique piece of art that could make a great Mother's Day gift!

$10 donation per pet.
100% of the proceeds will be donated to Gateway Pet Guardians, a local non-profit rescue group that helps to get homeless pets off the streets in East St. Louis.

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