Momma Blue & Crayola Puppies Update & Happy Tails!

October 24, 2013 by

Happy Birthday Crayola Babies!!!


Remember these cuties?

Pearl, Althea, Chestnut & Shadow were all featured in the puppy bowl in 2013!!


It was a lot of fun for all of us!!!


It all started with Blue! She found herself pregnant and in danger of being euthanized in AL. But amazing rescuers came together and got her to a vets office in AL just hours before she gave birth!

Blue and her litter quarantined under an operating table at a vets office in AL.

The vet’s office and AL rescuers were amazing!!!


All ten puppies were healthy and mom and babies traveled to CT to live with our BBR crew there!


Pepper, now known as Ammo was adopted by a BBR foster mom in CT. He’s living with Murphy. Remember Murphy? He had the broken leg from the horse that trampled him? They are best buds and love living on a farm in CT!

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Sonic Silver, now Pongo, lives in a wooded area of CT.

He loves his family as much as they love him!


Winter Sky is now Dasea. She is also living in CT and has a great family of her own!


Fuzzy Wuzzy is now Ricco. He’s still pretty fuzzy:) He’s also being spoiled by his CT family!


Indigo, now Leonides was adopted by our rock star CT vet and family. He’s totally being spoiled 🙂


Milky Way, now Harley, also lives in CT with family and his step siblings.

He finally grew into those fuzzy ears!


Sienna, now Althea got the most game time at the puppy bowl. If you watch carefully you will notice that the announcer called her by another dogs name…she was totally all over that field!

She was also adopted by one of our great CT vets and has an awesome family to call her own complete with kids and a step sister.


Shadow was a reserved player on the field and his adoptive family wouldn’t have it any other way. Shadow’s new step sister is Zinnia the mother of Zinnia’s garden! What a super happy ending for both of them!


Chestnut is now known as Cooper. Cooper was adopted by one of the camera men that filmed the puppy bowl!! Talk about love at first sight!! Cooper’s new family flew into CT to pick him up! Wow, what a great trip! Cooper found the time to write about his adventures (see the articles below).  Cooper is loving life 🙂 Cooper’s new family even found the time to do a race to raise money for BBR.

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And then there was Pearl. She had a close call with fame. Brian William’s and his daughter Allison considered adopting her.

Pearl was on the cover of the New Yorker, on Rock Center and then NBC news! She is a famous girl!

Pearl’s family has put up a face book page for her so we can all keep up with her.


Pearl is living the life with her CT family 🙂


And Blue, what about Blue????


Blue has found the time to rest and relax and feel safe!


Blue is also living the dream in CT (she even has her own convertible to cruise around in!)

From Blue and the entire BBR crew, we would like to thank all of the people that came together to help, love, and celebrate this amazing family!

Raising her family, going to the puppy bowl, and see them all go off to wonderful families has been wonderful and humbling for me. Thank you all!!!!!!!!! –Pat

Join us for Earth Day – Woodbury, CT

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March 4, 2013 by

Do you remember cute-as-a-button Donovan?  He is a Plott Hound/Lab mix pup.  He was the spunky little puppy that was found St. Patrick’s Day 2012 at only 4-5 weeks of age snuggled up to his momma who had been struck and killed by a car.  This little guy is a survivor!


Bonnie Blue Rescue brought this little guy into the rescue and found him a wonderful home in May of 2012 in Connecticut after a couple months in foster care.


His new family named him Henry and we thought he had found his happily ever after.


Through no fault of his own, Henry, has found himself back with Bonnie Blue Rescue.  He needs a new, loving home to call his own.  He is a high energy, but incredibly loving teenager.  Henry needs an active family that can set consistent boundaries as he is a punk (but a cute punk!) that tries to push the rules to get his way.  With some continuous reinforcement he is going to be a great dog!  He just needs someone that can give him all the love he so clearly deserves.


Please send Bonnie Blue Rescue a quick email at if you are interested in fostering or adopting this hunk of love!  Click here to apply to adopt Henry!

Sponsor’s needed for Zinnia’s Garden

February 27, 2013 by

Zinnia was alone, scared and pregnant at a high kill shelter in West Virginia. Thanks to a lot of help from a lot of volunteers she made it safely to CT! In CT she has been safely tucked away in a guest bedroom at her foster mom’s house and there she gave birth to her Garden 🙂

Puppy Sponsors needed!!

To help our rescue offset some of the costs associated with the vetting and care of a litter we are looking for puppy sponsors! There are two different sponsorship options available.

Full Sponsorship: Full sponsorship is $100 per puppy. Sponsors will get to name their pup (please choose a name that is “something you would find in Zinnia’s Garden”). You will receive a minimum of 3 updates while your sponsored pup is in foster care and will receive a happily-ever-after photo once your sponsored puppy is adopted and a Bonnie Blue Rescue bumper sticker!

Partial Sponsorship: Partial sponsorship is $25 per pup. These sponsors will receive one update while their sponsor pup is in foster care and will receive a happily-ever-after photo once their sponsor pup is adopted!

*** Please not there is the option for one full sponsorship & two partial sponsorship’s per pup!***************

If you are interested in sponsoring one of these pups please email us at and indicated your preferred sponsorship level.

Zinnia & her Garden!

Momma Zinnia:


Sponsored by Mike & Michelle Couch! Thank you!! Meet our own sweet Freesia:


Huckleberry sponsored by : Sibyl Marshall Thank you!!


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Sponsored by Angie Smith & Sheri Snyder! Thank you! Please meet Parsley:

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Sprout Sponsored by Lisa Leidig! Thank you!

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Barnaby Jones

February 1, 2013 by
Meet the coolest pup on petfinder!

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We can’t say enough good things about this Barnaby Jones…he has an amazing personality and is just the cutest thing!  His foster mom describes him as “perfect”.

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Barnaby came in to a high kill pround in Louisiana as a stray.  No owner came forward to claim him but his charm secured him a cherished spot in the adoptable section for a few weeks.  This quiet and easy going guy kept being overlooked at the shelter because of his size (not big but not small) and coloring (dark).  Sadly his time ran out at the pound but Barnaby was saved thanks to a great relationship between PAWS of NE LA (a local group who helps dogs at their area pound) and Bonnie Blue Rescue.

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Unfortunately, Barnaby Jones has also been being overlooked in rescue and has been in foster care for for almost a year without finding his perfect forever family.  😦  We just can’t understand why and would love to see B in a home for Valentine’s Day!
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Barnaby is approximately 2.5 years old and 30#.  He has the size of a Basset but the coloring and haircoat of an Airedale….we don’t know for sure what his mix is but we know he is wonderful!

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Barnaby is neutered, heartworm negative and on prevention, current on vaccinations and ready to go to his forever home today!  He is fostered with kids and other dogs and loves the attention of both.  Here is a video of the happy fella the day he was bailed out of the the pound –
Email us today at to learn more about adopting sweet Barnaby Jones!

Panda Pup

January 31, 2013 by

Panda pup says hi!

This cutie has looks and personality…all he needs now is a loving forever home!!

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Panda was brought into a high kill pound in Louisiana as a stray.  No owners came to claim him and his time soon ran out at the busy shelter.  Thankfully a LA group that works with Bonnie Blue Rescue was able to rescue Panda and he is now safe and thriving in foster care.

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Panda is approximately 1 year old and fully grown at 40#.
We think he is a border collie mix – he is uber smart and willing to please.
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Panda is nervous of some men at first but warms up to them if they go slow with introductions and let him know they are one of the good guys.
We don’t think little Panda was treated very kindly in his past but his foster mom is working extra hard to show him that his future brings good things!

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Panda is good with kids, cats and other dogs.
He is a medium energy dog and loves going for walks.  He also enjoys cars rides and cuddling!
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Panda is quickly learning about potty training and is doing well.  We expect a bright future for handsome Panda and would love for him to start 2013 off with his forever family…he certainly deserves it!
For more information on ADOPTING Panda, please email us at


January 31, 2013 by
Meet miss Noel!
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This pretty, young Lab girl was brought into a Louisiana shelter as a stray.  After no owner claimed her during her 7 day stray hold she found herself on the euthanasia list for no reason other than being Black Lab in a shelter with an abundance of Labs.  😦

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Lucky for Noel, she was rescued by a Louisiana group that partners with Bonnie Blue Rescue to find amazing northern homes for their special LA pups.

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Noel is a star in foster care and her foster mom reports that she gets along so well with the family’s other lab. They cuddle and lick each other and play! Noel is such a little sweetheart.

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Noel is good with adults, kids and other dogs.  She has not been tested with cats (but we can arrange that, if needed!).  Noel is learning her manners and is doing well with potty training, crate training and walking on leash.
Noel is approximately 11 months old and 44#.

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She is spayed, microchipped, current on vaccinations, heartworm negative and current on prevention.  Noel would love nothing more than to be in a loving, forever home by Valentine’s Day!
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If you are interested in ADOPTING Noel, please email us at for more information!

Meet Miss Carbon!

January 30, 2013 by

Say hello to the adorable (and famous) Carbon!

Carbon & her sister Cinder were dumped at a high kill shelter in Louisiana and scheduled for euthanasia after being there less than 24hrs due to overcrowding. Thankfully, Carbon (& Cinder) caught the eye of the PAWS Rescue Coordinator and were some of the luck one’s that day. Carbon is now thriving in foster care.

Carbon is a happy, healthy, well adjusted little Lab mix!!  Thanks to a great partnership between PAWS of NE LA and Bonnie Blue Rescue, Carbon is now looking for a loving forever home.


We have no idea what kind of mix Carbon is but we think Labrador for sure.  She is a petite pup though so may not grow to full Lab size…we expect her to mature to be a medium sized dog at least.


She has a glossy black coat and beautiful brown eyes.  Carbon is approximately 10 weeks old as of January 30th and will be ready to transport home in late February.


Until then her Louisiana foster mom will keep working with her on socialization, potty training, crate training and basic puppy manners.  Carbon already knows how to sit and is doing very well with leash training, especially for such a young girl!

While she is eager to please and is doing well with all the training so far, Carbon is a puppy and will have a long way to go so please keep that under consideration.  This sweetie needs and deserves a home that will help her grow up to be the best dog she can be!


Carbon is fostered with kids, cats and other dogs and is comfortable in a busy household.  This special pup is also a TV star and got to go on a local LA morning show with her foster mom to talk about an upcoming Mardi Gras Pet Parade.

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Here is a video of Carbon’s TV debut…

Adopt-A-Plush for Valentine’s Day!

January 30, 2013 by

ADOPT-A-PLUSH for Valentine’s Day!


Bonnie Blue Rescue is holding its second Adopt-a-Plush Event!

100% of the proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to rescuing death row pups from Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter in West Monroe, LA.

How it works: Donate $25.00 to Bonnie Blue Rescue and you will receive a surprise plush pup in the mail by Valentine’s Day. The plush pup will come with an adoption certificate and a thank you note from our rescue.

How to donate: Donations can be made online via Paypal by going to and choosing the link to “send money”. From there you simply enter our email address ( and the amount of your donation. Please add the recipient’s name and shipping address in the PayPal comments.

Details: This event is limited to the first 30 “adopters” so act quick!  The fundraiser will end on Monday, February 11th to give enough time for the pups to be mailed out to their new “furever” homes in time for Valentine’s Day!

Questions: Don’t hesitate to ask! Our email address is


Home Visit Help Needed – VA/DE/CT/LA/NY/PA

January 24, 2013 by


We have many wonderful pups in rescue or coming into rescue in the coming weeks and have some approved adopters who just have a home visit standing between them and their new pup — woohoo!

The sad part is we just don’t have enough hands to do it all on our own – we need some friends to help us make these families complete!

Can you help us complete a home visit in one of these areas?

(Locations will be struck through as they are filled!)

King George, VA (22485)

Newark, DE (19702)

Torrington, CT (06790)

Virginia Beach, VA (23452)

Milford, PA (18337)

Monroe, LA (71201)

Quinton, VA (23141)

Burlington, CT (01013)

Poughkeepsie, NY (12601)

Bethel Park, PA (15102)

Bumpass, VA (23024)


Please email us at and indicate which home visit(s) you would be able to assist with & we will send you more information.

Thanks in advance for your consideration.