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.


Its very emotional to talk about but we rescued George, a chocolate Lab, about 9 years ago. He was fostered by a couple that told us if we weren’t sure we wanted him, we could wait – which told us he was a great dog. He was abused earlier in his life & was very…

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Our beloved Gus passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 16 from severe acute pancreatitis, at the age of ten. Everything happened very quickly, and he was at home until we rushed him to our family vet. We were there to love, kiss, soothe, and talk to him in his last moments. We were not prepared…

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Saint Fannie

We so miss Our Sweet Fannie ( Saint Fannie). She gave her first part of her life to having pups. We rescued her and she got to finally live the life of a dog. Lots of food, soft beds , a sweet sister, a pillow for grandkids and many beach walks. Thank you CILRA.   —…

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Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our dear sweet Dot (2006) yesterday. She would have been 14 in January. She was like all Labs, beautiful and sweet. She will be missed terribly.   — Sheila A.   Video

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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