Archive for the ‘Memorials’ Category


8th November 2014 by admin Comments Off on Ladybug

When Ladybug’s family surrendered her to the shelter, she was 8 years old, and tipped the scales at 135 pounds.  She could barely move, but she impressed the shelter staff with her gentle good nature.  They knew  it would be hard for Ladybug to lose the weight in the shelter environment, so they began asking […]


28th April 2014 by admin Comments Off on Dixie

Update July 23, 2014:  Dixie passed away before we could find a place for her, but she left this life knowing she was loved by her foster, and not understanding the difference between a foster and a permanent home. Dixie is a beautiful 9 year old, spayed female Dalmatian.  She has suffered from epileptic seizures […]

Miss Cleo Brown

7th February 2013 by admin Comments Off on Miss Cleo Brown

Miss Cleo Brown is the oldest of three liver Dalmatians that came to rescue after the death of their owner.  Her actual age isn’t known, because she was originally found wandering along the road with “HELP ME” written on her forehead.  Veterinary records estimate her birth year as 1998, making her around 15 years old.  […]

Julia — Hospice

28th March 2012 by admin Comments Off on Julia — Hospice

Julia is a 13 year old, spayed, liver female Dalmatian.  She spent 5 years living in a garage in California, where she spent her days and nights alone, and was unable to go outside.  Neighbors contacted local rescue groups, who contacted us.  One of our wonderful volunteers drove down to get her.  She was happy […]


15th January 2012 by admin Comments Off on Chevy

Chevy was a lovely old fellow who lived happily in his sanctuary home for nearly 2 years, before passing away on October 17, 2013. Chevy is a lovely 11 year old, neutered male Dalmatian.  Like most senior Dalmatian gentleman, he is seeking a home where he can be a loyal companion and family member.  He […]


12th January 2012 by admin Comments Off on Ford

Ford is a lovely older gentleman who came to us from a local animal shelter.  He appears to have been well cared for, and we are surprised that he was not claimed.  He clearly misses his family, but can be consoled with lots of attention. Like most Dalmatians, he wants to be so close to […]


19th November 2011 by admin Comments Off on Kate

Lovely Kate came to us from a shelter in Idaho Falls, where she was found wandering as a stray. She is at least 10 years old. She had us worried at first, but once she was comfortably in a foster home she relaxed and became a very happy girl. She loves people, and is fine […]


20th September 2011 by admin Comments Off on Lucky

Update 9/26/2001:  According to Lucky’s owner, he developed a back problem late last week.  The x-ray showed disk problems, so they opted to have him euthanized. This handsome face belongs to Lucky.  Life has been good to Lucky for 14 years, but his family has had to move somewhere that Lucky can’t go.  We are […]

Little Miss Utah

4th June 2011 by admin Comments Off on Little Miss Utah

Update June 9, 2010: We regret to report that during a routine exam, a huge, inoperable mass was found in Miss Utah’s abdomen. She has little time left, but she will spend it in her foster home. Little Miss Utah has been going by the name Spot since she was found wandering near the highway […]

Smoky — adopted

20th February 2011 by admin Comments Off on Smoky — adopted

Update 9/26/2011:  Smokey’s time in his new home was much too brief.  Shortly after arrival he was diagnosed with kidney disease.  He left us on 9/25/2011, in the arms of his loving owner.  We mourn his passing and send our best wishes to those who loved him. This big bundle of love is Smoky, an […]