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.


These photos bring back so many memories. Sampson loved his toys and sunshine! — Elizabeth Warren  

The Griz

On September 10, we lost Grizzly, a Lab rescue that adopted us through CILRA at age 9. He was with us for 5 great years…truly a “gentle giant” and was the leader of our pack. He and Pavo (our other 14 yr. old “rescue” dog, found as a starving puppy on the Baja Peninsula) were…

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In loving memory of Morgan (9 years old) who passed 10/2/14. While not technically a CILRA dog, he certainly was a wonderful ambassador for CILRA — doing home visits, attending all Fort Wayne pet events, etc., as well as doing the PAWS to READ program at the library. He was preceded in death by his…

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“Our friend and boss, John Hensley, recently lost his pup, Luke, after many years and a good life.  John has worked closely with CILRA in the past.  Accordingly, we are making this donation in honor of Luke and the life he lived.  We hope that Luke’s honor will carry on through the help provided with…

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Annie & Lilly

In memory of Annie & Lilly, lost in 2014.   — Jan & Don Clark (left to right: Koda, Annie, Lilly and Clifford)  

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