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.


I’m sad to tell you that Ralphie passed away during the night on Saturday. He had been deteriorating over the last several months from typical old age ailments, but this weekend he had a couple of very bad episodes. I was sleeping with him on the family room floor Saturday night and woke up in…

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Clifford is missed every day.  But on the lighter side, we no longer have to keep the gate latch clicked on the refrigerator.  Cliff knew how to open the door and raid the fridge.  He never forgot a place where he found food.  He was a very intelligent boy.  — Jan & Don Clark

Felicity Jane

We adopted our Lab from you about 10 or so years ago. Felicity, she was a black Lab. About 2 weeks ago she was put to sleep because she had developed cancer in her mouth for the 2nd time. We were extremely saddened to see her go. She was probably the best dog that we…

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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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