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March, 2017!! - Mr. Hutch has been adopted!!!
HAPPY NEW LIFE!! Somebody just got lucky!
Happy, happy retirement Hutch!!

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

Primary Contact
Lauren Kelliher
Phone: (847) 277-1082


Meet Mr. Hutch!!
Wont' you help heal Hutch's heart?

What Doberman, a Senior Doberman at that, deserves this??

Hutch had a rough life before he landed with IDR+. This handsome 8-year-old boy came to us from southern Indiana when a shelter contacted us about a Dobe pair in need. Hutch and his Dober-daughter, Raven, were being used a breeding pair and living outdoors until their owner/breeder decided they didn’t want the duo anymore. It’s really quite horrifying what lengths backyard breeders will go to in order to make a quick buck. Hutch will be neutered once he gains enough weight to have the surgery safely. Currently, he is extremely underweight and also has some ugly pressure sores on his leg from laying on a hard surface. The weight will come and the sores will close, but Hutch has some emotional scars that will take longer to heal. Hutch clearly has not spent much time in a home recently, if ever, and the sights and sounds are petrifying to him. Hutch is skittish around new people and sudden movements make him uneasy so we don’t think he would be a great candidate for small children. He loves cheese, so we are working on making him comfortable and trusting. He simply does not understand that humans are good, nice, and just want to give him love! His new home must be patient and understand that Hutch has been neglected for a long time, so he will need time to build trust. Hutch is VERY sensitive and will need a patient owner to work him through his issues. He has been ignoring the cats and dogs in his foster home so he might be okay with other furry friends. In fact, we think that he might benefit from a confident canine companion to help guide him into being a normal dog. Please email if you think you might be the perfect match for Hutch.

Special Needs if any: see above.

Geographic areas: Illinois and the surrounding states.

General Contact Information: Illinois Doberman Rescue will place Dobes in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, or Wisconsin. See contact info above or 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. Hutch 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. Hutch, 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!

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