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.

Meesha

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

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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Handsome Man

We Lost an Old One Today   No one really wants them, The world seems to say. You’re old, decrepit, faltering, My God you’re in the way.   Their eyes may be dim with longing, Of families long ago. But their tails are slowly wagging With love they still can...
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Dee Dee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Jane

The hardest part about rescuing dogs is the ones you get that are too late to be saved, sometimes all you can do is hug them tight as they cross over. RIP sweet baby Jane, sorry we could not do more to help you but you are in a better...
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Nala

Nala is a senior DDB who’s found herself in rescue through no fault of her own, twice! First time, she came to us at 10 years old, in horrid shape, with a giant tumor hanging off her chest. This time, two years later at 12 years old, her adoptive mom...
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Jean Luc

Jean Luc is a 9.5 year old male who came to us when a Good Samaritan saved him when his owner could no longer keep him. Sadly, Jean Luc’s issues were too extensive and he could not over come them and crossed the bridge in the arms of a loving...
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Babette

Babette is 6-8 year old female who came to us in pretty bad shape. Sadly, Babette was in organ failure and we lost her. Thanks to DDB Rescue’s Angels, she knew love and compassion.  Donations are needed to help with expenses (and for the special needs dogues we have in the program). Your tax...
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Duke

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

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

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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