Category Archives: Rescue Memorials

This page is dedicated to those dogues who lived their life out in the loving arms of DDB Rescue volunteers.

Forest in CA

Heartbroken to announce that DDBR lost Forrest on 5/30/18. Forrest came into DDBR earlier this month from a shelter in Southern California. When we pulled him, he was unable to walk and had complete paralysis in his rear. Within the first couple hours of having him, his Foster Angles removed...
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Owen in MO

When we picked up Owen from the shelter a on April 11, 2018. He was in bad shape physically and mentally. In addition to love and kindness Owen’s foster family gave him a warm bed , a full tummy and started him on treatments for his ear infections and démodex...
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Oliver in CA

Oliver is a puppy that came into rescue with numerous health issues. We soon discovered that not only did he have under developed eyes and ears, he also had under developed organs and was in organ failure. His kidneys were failing, his pancreas wasn’t working properly, he was borderline diabetic…...
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Sampson in TN

Sampson was an owner surrender to DDBR. At first, his temperament was amazing, very sweet and outgoing, then once he got comfortable, he started showing his true colors. Sampson became extremely pushy, he would nip to get his way which eventually turned into him attempting to bite when told the...
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Shorty

It’s days like today people in rescue burn out. A 10 year old (Yes, TEN year old) DDB in a shelter in NY. DDBR immediately commits to taking her thanks to our amazing foster homes. Then, she crashes on the table during her spay. Poor momma dog, whomever owned her,...
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Angus in CA

Angus was a 6 year old male who came into DDBR when his owner could no longer handle his health issues. See, Angus had bone cancer. Angus’ mom could not emotionally deal with it as she just lost not only another dog, but a close family member as well. So,...
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Patrick in CA

12/12/17- Crushed to report that we lost Paddy… He declined extremely quickly and the only thing we could do was to put him down.. He lived such a great life since coming into DDBR……. We are all crushed, especially his foster families. 7/3/17 UPDATE: Thank you all so much! Patrick’s surgery...
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Darla in CA

Darla is located in Pasadena CA. Not the update we wanted to give, Rest Easy sweet girl. You were loved, even if it was just a short time. UPDATE 4/29/2017: Darla from Carson Update: Last night after an ultrasound revealed all our worst fears, Darla crossed Rainbow Bridge in the...
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Max in FL

Poor Max likely had a brain tumor and had to be put down.   Donations are always needed to help with rescue dog expenses. Your tax deductible donations are greatly needed and appreciated. Paypal to donations@ddbrescue.org or check to: DDB Rescue, PO BOX 1245, Sutherlin, OR 97479 by...
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Mia in IL

Exactly 2 years ago, Mia came into DDB Rescue on behalf of Voiceless Michigan. The vets gave her just a few months to live as she was in full blown congestive heart failure. With moderate care, she lived a happy 2 years. Rest easy sweet girl Mia was being fostered by DDBR on...
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Meesha in TX

Sometimes, Dogues come into our rescue program and live their life out with us. Meesha was one of those girls. She came to DDBR earlier this year when her owner passed away and the daughter could not keep her (though she did keep in touch with the foster and kept...
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Brewster in CA

Uodate: Sadly, we lost Brewster. His foster parents and all of us at DDBR are crushed. Dogs like Brewster are one of the many reasons we do rescue. Brewster came into DDBR from a shelter near Sacramento. He had been found wondering. He was between 60-65 pounds, bald from demodex...
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Dee Dee in CA

Dee Dee (formerly Delilah) was a 3 year old female who was surrendered to a shelter when her owners could not care for her.  We pulled her and immediately got her to our vet, we knew she was in bad shape, but we still though she would be coming home with...
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Chuck in FL

Sadly, Chuck could not overcome the issues he had upon coming into Rescue and has crossed the bridge. Chuck is a 3-4 year old male who came into DDBR from a high kill shelter in Florida. He is located near Orlando. Chuck came to us at the end of July,...
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Wrinkles in IL

Wrinkles was a 10 year old male Dogue de Bordeaux that was surrendered to DDB Rescue due to his owner not being able to care for him any longer. He was not in great shape so we immediately got him to the vet, only to discover that he was in end stage of...
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Emmie in CA

Emmie has crossed the bridge in the loving arms of one of our volunteers. She had a wonderful month that she would not have had if she would have died in the shelter. We are so very thankful that our volunteers open their homes and hearts to rescued Dogues, even...
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Freckles in TX

Freckles crossed the bridge in the arms of a DDB Rescue Angel and her family. Rest easy sweet girl, you were loved and admired by so many not only in the flesh but your followers around the world. Freckles is a Dogue de Bordeaux/American Bulldog mix who found herself once...
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Mojo in FL

Mojo was adopted by his foster mom who had fallen head over heals for him. Unfortunately, he started having pretty severe seizures and then started getting violent during the seizures, so he crossed the bridge in the arms of his momma. Rest easy sweet boy.   Mojo is a around 2 year...
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Stella in AZ

Sadly, shortly after her dental, Stella crossed the bridge. The dental went wonderfully, without any complications and Stella seemed to be recovering extremely well, then, she had most likely what was a massive heart attack and she crashed, unable to be revived. Though she was only with us for a...
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Maxine in Arizona

Sadly, Maxine crossed the rainbow bridge. Maxine is a very spry 7.5 year old spayed female located near Prescott Arizona. Maxine came to us when her owners lost their home. She is absolutely adorable and extremely outgoing. She LOVES her toys (and will steal all of the toys in the...
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