Category: In Memoriam

These dogs sadly passed away while in rescue. We are honored to have had the opportunity to give these seniors a happy and loving foster home to spend the rest of their days. We will always remember them for the amazing dogs they were and keep them in our hearts forever.

Hoshi (9/3/2003 – 12/7/2018)

It is with great sadness that we share that hospice foster, Hoshi, has passed away. Below is the eulogy his devoted foster, Mike, wrote for him:

Hoshi: September 3, 2003 – December 7, 2018
I have had dogs all my life.

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Yurei (9/9/2004 – 7/12/2017)

It’s with great sadness that we announce that Yurei has passed away. He went peacefully in his home with his foster mom and sister by his side. Yurei was found stray and taken to the Humane Society in December 2015. Given his advanced age, declining health, and fearfulness, the shelter knew that COSIR was his only chance at life.… Read the rest

Kaiya (6/1/2004 – 3/9/2017)

It’s with great sadness that we share the news that our sweet Kaiya, and foster brother/COSIR alumni, Smidge, both passed away on Thursday. Kaiya came into rescue as a stray; starving and needing the special care that an aging dog requires.… Read the rest