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.


Happy was a super dog with the greatest disposition anyone could ask for. My constant companion, loved not only by me but also by more neighbors than I can count. He never knew a stranger and made friends with anyone whose path we crossed. I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed his company, and…

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This photo was taken within a week of us adopting Mya. Look how comfy she was making herself. She LOVED to look out the window! Being the softie I am, I turned the chair so she could see out the window better. This post from Facebook popped up as having the most comments in 2010….

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We had to say goodbye to Roscoe last Wednesday morning by euthanasia. I got home Tuesday night and was so blessed to care for him the last few hours. He went to Heaven in my arms in the back seat of our car.  We’re heartbroken and devastated. We have had several wonderful dogs but we…

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Dear CILRA, I wanted to reach out to let you know the black Labrador we adopted named Rook back in 2010 (CILRA #876) has passed away. We had to make the decision to put him to sleep four weeks ago today; that was one of the toughest decisions we have had to make as a…

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My husband Don and I were CILRA volunteers for many years and over that time fostered and helped find forever homes for a multitude of pups. In 2006 however, we met with our first and only “foster failure”, Midge. Midge won our hearts from day one and quickly became a beloved and permanent member of…

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