In Memoriam


To those ambassadors of the rescue who we’ve loved and lost:

In Memoriam: Tilley

Nivember 26th, 2016

We are sad to announce the recent passing of Tilley. Tilley was one of the bassets that came to the Calgary Basset Rescue from the United States in 2012.Read More

In Memoriam: Harley

September 27th, 2016

We are sad to announce the passing of Harley on September 7, 2016. Adopted by Chris Sowden, through the Calgary Basset Rescue, Harley will be missed as a beloved friend and companion.Read More

In Memoriam: Lucy

May 23rd, 2016

We are sad to report the passing of Lucy, a Calgary Basset Rescue alumni, on August 3, 2016, at the age of 13. A repeat adopter of seniors, Gladys Brown and her family enthusiastically welcomed Lucy (then nearly 12 year-old) into their home in April of 2015, and greatly enjoyed their brief time with her. Read More

In Memoriam: Harley & Reba

May 31st, 2016

It is with heavy hearts and much sorrow that John and Ann Grainger share with us the loss of their beautiful Basset boy Harley and girl Reba.Read More

In Memoriam: Lady

May 23rd, 2016

We are sad to report that Lady, a former alumni of the Calgary Basset Rescue, has passed away. Already a senior at the time, Lady was adopted into Wally Aufrecht’s Basset Family in 2012. Read More

In Memoriam: Beethoven

May 23rd, 2016

It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the passing of the Cottrell family’s sweet Beethoven this past April at the approximate age of 12 years. Read More

In Memoriam: Tanisha

March 27th, 2016

It was with a heavy heart that Gary gave us the news of the passing of his dear basset Tanisha – who lost a very short battle with cancer. Read More

In Memoriam: Odie

March 27th, 2016

Odie came into the Brown family’s lives in May of 2003. She was the last in her litter and, as they say, they saved the best for the last. Read More

In Memoriam: Oakley

March 27th, 2016

We are very sad to report that the Shermans recently lost their beloved basset Oakley, soon after the loss of their basset-Dalmatian mix Oscar. Read More

In Memoriam: Hunter

March 27, 2016

Hunter came into the lives of the Fraser family 16 years ago. They had Tracker in their lives at the time and they wanted to enrich his life with a brother. Read More

In Memoriam: Ike

February 24th, 2016

We are sad to announce this month the loss of a much loved Bagle (basset/beagle) Ike. He and his family, LeRoy and Shannon Parker, were keen supporters of the Calgary Basset Rescue. Read More

In Memoriam: Oscar

January 27, 2016

It is with a heavy heart that we report that, on November 9th, Cara and Jason lost their beloved OSCAR to kidney disease at the age of 13. Read More

In Memoriam: Belle aka ‘Babs’

November 28, 2015

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the loss of Belle – an alumni of the Calgary Basset Rescue. Read more

In Memoriam: Windsor

September 26, 2015

Many of you might remember Windsor as the Cover Boy of our 2015 Basset Rescue Calendar (or maybe as Mr. July). Many of you might also remember him as the cordial host of the Basset Waddle. Read more

In Memoriam: Dave Naclia

September 26, 2015

Our rescue lost a loyal ally, and co-founder Janet lost a a much-loved dad this week with the sudden passing of Dave Naclia. Dave was a volunteer, foster, adopter, and transporter for us, and we will miss his boisterous laugh, good nature, and kind heart more than we can say. Read more

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