Category Archives: Rescue Memorials

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

Babette in CO

Babette is 6-8 year old female who came to us in pretty bad shape. She is located in southern California (near Menifee), she is spayed, up to date on shots and vaccinated. She is WONDERFUL, very grateful to be out of a high kill shelter. She is steadily gaining weight and getting...
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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 h…ave the dog put to sleep. Yesterday...
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Callie in MO

DDBR is crushed that we lost Callie. She started going down hill and the only kind thing to do was let her go. Thank you Mari for opening your home and heart to this sweet, sweet girl. Rest well precious. Callie is an 8 year old female in St. Louis....
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Ethan in WA

Ethan (formerly Wrinkles/Morty) has been transferred over to Amanda with Panda Paws Rescue in Vancouver WA who specializes in hospice/special needs rescues. Amanda has officially ADOPTED Ethan, so he will live his life out with an amazing family who will give him everything in the world. Here is Amanda’s update:...
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Fabro

We were notified about Fabro, a 10 year old female that was surrendered to a very high kill shelter in Southern California. Emaciated, giant mass on her chest that was broken open and oozing, eyes so goopy she could barely open them. We were able to have a volunteer, Andrea...
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Reese in Oklahoma

Reese came to us from a very high kill shelter, around 3 years of age, 30 pounds underweight and heavy heartworm positive. Thanks to the loving foster home he had with us, he rallied back from deaths door several times over the 4 months he was in our program. Unfortunately, we...
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Bella in TN

Sweet Bella lost her battle with Hemangio Carcinoma. Her months with us, she was treated as a princess and a beloved member of her foster moms home. We are so very sorry we couldn’t do more for her.. Donations are needed to help Dogues like Bella and the other special...
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Larry in TX

March 2014: We are very sad to announce that Larry has passed. We are very thankful to our amazing foster homes who open their homes and hearts to these special dogues. Larry had an amazing life once he came to DDBR and Lone Star Dog Ranch (our volunteers), he was...
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Goliath in Nevada

March 2014, Goliath passed at the age of 8 from his massive heart conditions. All of us at DDBR, especially his foster moms are devastated over his loss. Goliath came to us with Princess in June 2012, they were in rough shape, really skinny, horrible coats. Seems their owner could no...
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Sheldon in Texas

When Sheldon came into Dogue de Bordeaux Rescue, we weren’t sure if he would even last a week as he was in such horrible shape. His kidneys showed major damage, or had the beginning stages of organ failure, but he was happy. Sheldon started gaining weight and was treated for...
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