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 make a donation in a particular Lab’s memory, click here.

Cooper (aka Wrigley)

Sad news. Our beloved Lab, Cooper (formerly Wrigley, adoption date 6/18/13) died of an inoperable cancerous tumor on his heart. He was that strong, steady companion that sat by my side when working from home, loved walks, car rides, playing ball and pillows. He is truly missed. Many thanks to CILRA for the care you…

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Mocha Joe

We are sorry to let you know that Mocha Joe, a beautiful chocolate Lab, left us on January 28, 2020. She was the second Lab we adopted from CILRA. Mocha Joe was the St. Francis of the animal world. She welcomed all birds and bunnies. A wonderful laid back and loveable sweetheart. Mocha was 14…

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On May 15th, 2020 we sadly said good bye to Zoe. She was a sweet dog and a loyal companion to me and our family. Thanks CILRA for making it possible for her to be such a huge part of our lives for the last 11 years.  — Chris S.

Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown was the best dog ever. I’ve had 7 Labs and he was the easiest, most gentle, and most loving dog ever. He was 10 years old and we lost him last month to bone cancer. He leaves behind a mom and dad, a 9 year old boy and a black Lab sister. Thank…

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It makes me happy believing that Sam is now pain free, has his hair back, a healthy heart, good hips and no further reflux while is is running around and free. I believe one day we will be together again as I enter the heavens. He will be there along with all the other family…

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