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.


We loved Ruffio with all our hearts for the 11 1/2 years he was a member of our family. He brought such joy to our lives and we have many fond memories of his playfulness and his love of food. He was a counter surfer almost to the end of his days – even when…

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Tucker became part of our family on March 1st, 2014.  I knew from day one that I had picked up a troublemaker but I loved him all the same.  He tested my patience many times as he got into the garbage, took off after rabbits and raccoons, tore up his toys and tennis balls within…

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I just wanted to thank CILRA for rescuing Lucy. I adopted her on March 27, 2004 when she was about a year and a half and I had 11 wonderful years with her by my side. She was an absolute blessing. God must have made her with me in mind. Lucy was the perfect fit…

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Gabe was 11 years old when we lost him 4 days before Thanksgiving.  I miss his face peeking between the curtains when I come home from work and being greeted at the door with his howls of excitement in anticipation of our daily walk.  He was a great dog and kept both my son and…

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I’m sad to tell you that Ralphie passed away during the night on Saturday. He had been deteriorating over the last several months from typical old age ailments, but this weekend he had a couple of very bad episodes. I was sleeping with him on the family room floor Saturday night and woke up in…

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