Central Indiana Lab Rescue & Adoption

Lab Puppy

In Memory

Sad Hearts, Happy Memories

This page is devoted to those beloved Labs who are no longer with us. If you have stories or photos to share, please click here. To donate through PayPal in a particular Lab’s memory, click here.

Addy & Cheyenne

We adopted Addy (laying on top in the photo below) from CILRA a few years ago. Addy died 3 months ago and our older Lab Cheyenne (on bottom) recently joined Addy in Doggie Heaven. These two dogs became great buddies and Cheyenne accepted Addy into our home within paws. Thank you CILRA for giving Cheyenne…

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Babe aka Bubba

We got Babe aka Bubba from CILRA in 2003. Jan C. was fostering her and she thought she would be a good match for us. To our family she was the most wonderful dog in the world. We loved her with all of our hearts and she loved us in return. It was the hardest…

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Biggie Smalls

Sad news from our household: Biggie Smalls (CILRA lab “Rolly”) was humanely released from his earthly suffering this afternoon (April 8, 2017). Biggie was a gentleman, a love bug, and a real lady killer (he loved women and they loved him right back). At the time of his adoption back in November, his age had…

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My senior dog has sundowners.  Yes, sundowners syndrome, you know the one that besets those with dementia toward evening and those of us who are merely getting antsy for cocktail hour.  It starts with a little vocalization around dusk. We try an extra trip to the potty to be safe.  Half an hour later, another…

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In late August of 2001, our family adopted a mischievous 8 week old female black Lab from CILRA. Missy (Mrs. when she got older) gave us unconditional love and loyalty until 2 days ago, when she died at age 15 years, 7 months. We are so thankful for having the honor of being her family….

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