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September, 2014 - Rest In Peace dear Ruger!
You are so very loved forever!!

Needs A Home/Sponsor!
Date Listed
Barrington, Illinois
Rescue Group:  Illinois Doberman Rescue

Primary Contact

Pam Abare-Newton


Meet Mr. Ruger!!

Did somebody say BATH?? Oh well, Splish Splash I'm taking a bath!!

Drying in the sun is such fun...

At 10 years old, Ruger is lucky to be safe with IDR. He was owned by a woman who could no longer keep him, so she sold him on Craig's List to someone who ended up trying to "flip" him again to another seller. The owner's friend got him back but was also unable to keep him so she contacted IDR. It took a very long transport with many volunteers to get him to rescue and everyone reported that he was quiet and sad in the car. He is now safe and will be seeing their vet right away for a suspicious toe x-ray. He was not a fan of some of the small happy dogs he met on this journey but he has just arrived so he will be assessed again once he has settled in. He has no known history with cats or kids but was an angel for his bath, and his nails. His nails looked like talons because they were so long.

Special Needs if any: None

Geographic areas: Illinois and the surrounding states

General Contact Information: Illinois Doberman Rescue will place Dobes in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, or Wisconsin. Please contact Pam by e-mail at go to IDR's website at for adoption information and application.


The Sponsor A Senior program helps Seniors by raising funds for their rescue programs. This helps offset some of the additional costs that come with caring for a senior (diet, medications, supplements, etc.). Please read more about this program on the Sponsor A Senior page.

Dear Mr. Ruger is looking for a sponsor! The cost to sponsor a Senior Dobe is $40 per month or $480 per year. You can sponsor a Senior for one month, one year, or somewhere in between. To sponsor Mr. Ruger, use the PayPal button below or visit the Sponsor A Senior page for instructions on sending a check. Thank you for any help you can give, it is MUCH appreciated!

Use PayPal to Sponsor Ruger!!
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