Category Archives: Rescue Memorials

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

Finn

This beautiful, 6 week old Dogue de Bordeaux puppy was put in a cardboard box and left on a strangers porch.The puppy could not walk, he just laid on his tummy. The person that found him believed he had swimmers syndrome and had his legs hobbled. When hobbled one of...
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Chilibean

Chilibean, the beautifully freckle-faced boy, passed away on February 13th at the age of 10. He was super sweet, he loved dogs, he loved kids, he loved boiled chicken and eggs and french toast.Chilibean loved toys and stuffed animals, his stuffed monkey was his favorite! Chili came into rescue as...
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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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Cappy

Cappy Update: Cappy was fostered by a long time volunteer and dog trainer in NY. Once he became somewhat settled in his foster home, he started escalating quickly, becoming more and more aggressive. First, he scratched the heck out of our volunteer, then a few days later, he almost redzoned...
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Forest

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

When we picked up Owen from the shelter 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 mange. Each day Owen learned...
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Bruiser

Bruiser Update: Sadly, Bruiser’s aggression became too much to handle. He was a danger to not only other animals, but to people as well as he would fixate and become enraged. Bruiser was humanely euthanized. Bruiser is 2 yr old neutered male located in Vidalia GA. We have been trying...
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Oliver

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

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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Coco

It’s days like today that just rip your heart out. One of the many Hospice dogues that DDBR has is failing. Unable to be spayed because of not only heart disease, but severe lung disease, she developed pyometra. At almost 12 years old, coupled with her other health conditions, she’s...
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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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Frank

All of us at DDBR are heartbroken. After being in Rescue almost a year, Frank has crossed the bridge. We are so very thankful for his foster family who kept Frank comfortable all these months, without families like this, we could not do what we do.  Rest Easy sweet boy....
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Angus

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

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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Rufus

Dogue de Bordeaux Rescues Rufus in IL passed away on June 5,2019. Rufus was having surgery to remove a bad tooth and died most likely from congestive heart failure. They tried to revive him but he is gone. Rufus was 10 and has been in our Fospice program for two...
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Darla

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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Herman

Herman is doing his “Happy Dance” for treats in heaven tonight. The dapper older gentleman who we believed to be 8 or 9 years old passed away 11/13/2018. He had not been eating well and when he did eat he couldn’t keep the food down. The vet said there was...
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Max

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...
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Dude

Sadly, Dude (fka Gus) has crossed the bridge 12/20/18 due to all of his major health issues. We are so crushed for our foster home. Dude was 5 when he came into DDBR in October 2016 and had issues from day one. He was underweight, had hip dysplasia and bad...
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Mia

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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