a ~10 year old red male, placed in Phoenix, AZ on January
3rd. Norman was one of six IGs turned into rescue due to
the death of their owner, and is the father of the other
five. Norman joins a family that includes Miss Tea (see
Placements 2005), IG Harlee, and Kia and Buzz, the Rat
Terriers. Norman is a big boy and has lovingly earned the
nickname the Iggy Draft Horse.
an ~8 year old red male, placed in Phoenix, AZ on January
18th. Larry was one of six IGs turned into rescue due to
the death of their owner, and is a son of Norman (above).
Larry joins a family that includes Twiggy (see Placements
2002) and sister IGs, Catey and Brandy. Larry is on the far
right of the family photo.
a 1 year old blue female, placed in Chandler, AZ on January
18th. Minnie was purchased as a gift from a petstore, and
the person that received her was not prepared for a young,
active puppy. She was given to another home, and then landed
in rescue. Minnie's new family includes two playmates,
Arthur (see Placements 2005) and IG, Alice.
a 9-10 month old fawn male, placed in Tempe, AZ on February
3rd. Leo was originally purchased at a petstore, then left
at a petsitters while his family had a new baby. After the
baby was born, the owners decided they did not want Leo
anymore and gave him to the petsitter, who then contacted us
to take him into rescue. Leo's new family includes two IG
playmates, Gionni and Drako.
a 1 year old seal male, placed in Tempe, AZ on February
4th. Fortuga was purchased in a petstore, then sold to
another owner after only a short time. This owner brought
him to a vet when he began limping badly and dragging his
hind legs, where he was diagnosted with
Legg Perthe's Disease
in both legs. This is a genetic condition where the hip
joint degenerates. Fortuga's owner could not afford the
surgery, and turned him into rescue. After two surguries and
months of rehab, IGCA Rescue gave Fortuga a brand new life
and he can now run and play and be just like any other IG
with his new family.
a 2 year old blue female, placed in Flagstaff, AZ on March
3rd. Penny was originally purchased in a petstore and
turned into a local Humane Society in 2004 in Missouri. She
was adopted, and her new owners moved to Arizona in early
2006, where their roommate's dogs did not get along with
Penny and would injur her. They decided it was best for
Penny to come into rescue. Penny is a delightful dog, loves
to play, and has the perfect home with IG Olive and her new
a 2 year old fawn male, placed in Cottonwood, AZ on March
16th. Styx was turned into the Humane Society in Winslow,
AZ, who in turn called us to take him into rescue and find
him a good home. Styx joins a family of three other IGs,
including Hank (See Placements 2005).
a ~9 year old red female, placed in Oak View, CA on May
13th. Scarlet was one of six IGs turned into rescue due to
the death of their owner. Scarlet is blind, but one would
never know it with how much confidence she has. She found a
perfect home with two other senior blind IGs, Willow and
Kiwi, along with Lakeland Terrier Charlie, IG/Dachshund
Sadie, Border Terrier Buster, and Maine Coon Cat Nando.
Scarlet fits right in with this group and is now the
a 5 month old red female, placed in Lakewood, CA on May
14th. Sasha was purchased from an unreputable breeder out
of a newspaper ad at 8 weeks old and turned into rescue
after her owner had her for only days due to her barking and
crying when left alone. Sasha is a very well behaved puppy
and joins Lilly (see Placements 2005) in her new home!
a 5 year old fawn male, placed in Los Angeles, CA on May
14th. Jack was turned into rescue because his owner's
boyfriend had a Boxer that was too rough with Jack. Jack
joins a huge family of rescue IGs that includes Beethoven
(see Placements 2005).
a 6 year old blue male, placed in Gilbert, AZ on June 18th.
Sputnik was turned into rescue as his family was separating
and couldn't care for him. Sputnik has a fellow rescue
full-size greyhound as his new buddy and is loving the
attention he is getting in his new home.
a 4 year old red female, placed in Gilbert, AZ on June
28th. Xena was turned into IGCA Rescue in southern
California and transported to Arizona to her new forever
home where she joins IG, Marco.
a 2 year old fawn male, placed in Chandler, AZ on June
30th. Caesar, and his brother Santini, were turned into
rescue in New Mexico as his owners were getting a divorce.
They were transported to Arizona to find their new homes.
Caesar joins a family with an IG playmate, Feebee.
a 5 year old red male, placed in Scottsdale, AZ on September
13th. Buddy has been through a few homes in his short life
due to no fault of his own, including a home that turned him
in when they had children and one where he wasn't fitting
into their lifestyle. , Buddy is now in a home where he will
be the center of attention, and will begin his training to
become a Certified Therapy Dog.
a 2 year old black pied male, placed in Sun City on November
12th. Patch was turned into rescue with Lance (see
Placements 2007) from an owner who could not housebreak
them. Patch's new family is willing to work with him on his
housetraining. Patch joins a group of kitties and Jake, a
Toy Manchester Terrier.
a 2 year old fawn male, and Lucy, a 2 year old red female,
were placed together in Phoenix on December 13th and 21st.
These two HIGHLY energetic and playful dogs have certainly
added spice to their new home!