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 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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I adopted Harley in 2011 at which time he was estimated to be between 1 to 1 ½ years old. He came home and fit in with the other cat residents perfectly. Harley was such a kind, gentle, and loving dog. Everyone who met him instantly fell in love. He was diagnosed with canine Addison’s…

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Had to pass Betsy on to the Rainbow Bridge today. She succumbed to old age. I adopted her from CILRA on 3-27-2010, she was about 3 years old then. She was so good with kids, a loving, kind Lab. This is my second CILRA to pass, lost Tyler in 2010. I’m blessed to still have…

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