Category Archives: Memorials

Emma Tschumperlin

Emma came into rescue in July 2017 and was adopted in August 2018 after just over a year in rescue. She was approximately 9 years old. She thrived in rescue and was adopted by the Tschumperlin family. She fit in with their family perfectly… She had only been with them...
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Hazel Hayes

Hazel 9/8/2008-1/27/2016 Hazel came into DDBR in 2009 and was placed into the home of a long time DDBR supporter. Hazel ruled the roost in her home with her brothers Bill (DDBR Alumni) and Walter. Generous donations in Hazel’s honor have been made to DDBR. ...
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Bill Hayes

Bill came into DDB Rescue several years ago and was adopted by a good friend and long time supporter of DDBR. He had a wonderful life with his brother Walter, fellow DDBR alumni Hazel, then with fellow DDBR alumni Ethel. Numerous very generous donations in Bills honor have been received...
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Audrey

Almost 8 years ago, Audrey was in a high kill shelter, she was pulled by one of our long time volunteers. Paul and Annette fell head over heels for her and almost immediately adopted her. She lived with them for 7.5 Years. THANK YOU Paul and Annette for always helping...
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Mimi Freitag

2/1/2005 – 9/2/2017 There is no greater love than the unconditional love of a dog. Dogs never live long enough, just long enough to show us what unconditional love really is all about. Mimi was living proof of both of those statements. Mimi came into DDBR on her 10th birthday....
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Reggie

Oh, Sweet Reggie… He became a member of our family when we took him in as a rescue. Reginald was stoic, a courageous protector, a loyal companion and was fiercely loved by the family that adopted him. He was one of those dogues that had an old soul. From the...
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Bosley Pendelton

Bosley May 1st, 2009 – August 31st, 2015 “Not suitable for first-time dog owners” I recall reading about the breed…only now do I truly understand the warning. Words cannot begin to convey the feeling of emptiness in our lives since the passing of our boy. What an uncanny ability…to form...
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Keith Vandyke & Crunch

In memory of Keith VanDyke and Crunch Keith loved traveling, cooking and skydiving but most of all he loved his dogue Crunch so much.  Sadly our Crunch passed at the age of 10 years old just 4 short months before Keith passed away.   We asked that in Keith’s memory donations...
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Tattoo Ott

May this donation allow the beautiful gentle spirit of Tattoo to forever live on and for it to help another kind soul like yours.  Tattoo you were Erica & Steve’s first baby boy. We are thankful you are no longer in pain. Each day you made the world so bright,...
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Agnes

Agnes found herself in a shelter in Ohio. DDBR had foster lined up with a new volunteer, but our volunteer instead adopted Agnes so she would not burden the rescue. Agnes was in end stage cancer. Lady A, as she was affectionately known, became an almost instant sensation on facebook...
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Otto Morrill

Otto-Adopted through DDB Rescue 8/2006-6/5/2014 he followed me everywhere and was always by my side. He was incredibly loved and will be incredibly missed. I am lucky to have had him all of these years. Otto was much loved by DDBR volunteer Katie Morrill Donations were made in Otto’s honor...
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Ci Ci

Ci Ci was our little CACC rescue pup from Chicago. We took her in at 6 months. Ci Ci was lost due to surgery complications at age three.   A generous donation to DDBR was made in Ci Ci’s memory...
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Ted E Bear

Our Ted E Bear was 10. Ted was a total Mamas boy. He loved tennis balls and playing fetch   A generous donation in Ted’s memory was received by DDBR...
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Duke in IL

Duke was all set to go to his new forever home on Sunday June 15. He got up in that morning, romped in the yard, ate breakfast, played in the pool, had a great time with his buddy Storm, then laid down to take a nap and didn’t wake up....
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Buddy in CA

Buddy came to DDBR unable to walk. He had major hind end weakness and it was discovered he was likely hit by a car as he had severe spinal degeneration. On top of that, xrays showed he had severe elbow and shoulder dysplasia as well. There truly was nothing that...
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Doe in AZ

We try to post positive pieces and available dogs in our program, but every once in a while, we pull a dog out of a shelter or situation that is just truly heart wrenching and the only humane thing to do is to have the dog put to sleep. Yesterday...
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