My name is Marmalade!

English Bulldog Dog for adoption in Decatur, Illinois - Marmalade
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IL English Bulldog Rescue

Facts about Marmalade

  • Breed: English Bulldog
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
Hi, Friends!
My name is Marmalade and I’m 11 year old  I was was picked up by Animal Control in October of 2015. After my initial veterinary exam it was found that I had multiple health issues. I had been microchipped and my first owners were found, but due to the cost of my veterinary care, they decided Club IEBR would be the best bet for me to get healthy. Foster Mama says she knows I was loved, but just didn’t get the medical attention I needed...
After my first x-ray, it was discovered that my bladder was completely full of stones! Surgery was performed that day and over 3500 stones were removed! Ouch! Boy, did those stones HURT!! Everyone was shocked of the quantity of stones. While under anesthesia, I was spayed (No puppies for me, thank you very much) and I received some much needed dental work. Several rotten teeth were removed and the decay was so bad I had a large hole in the roof of my mouth. Double Ouch! I have something called chronic dry eye, my left eye has entropion, and I have ear issues. Both my eyes and ears will need lifelong daily care but that’s no big deal. You should know that I don’t see very well and am kinda hard of hearing. But guess what? My skin infection is gone and the yeast is slowly going away. I will need weekly medicated baths for a while. My bladder is completely healed and I don’t even need to be on a special diet. (Woot, woot!!) The stones were due to a long history of Urinary Track Infections. My mouth is doing fine but Foster Mama said I may need additional teeth removed later on down the road.
Foster mom truly believes I am one of the sweetest girls she has ever met. I don’t make a fuss over eye drops, ear cleanings, baths, or nail trims. All this petite lady wants is to be by your side. If I don’t mind saying so myself, I’m always polite and will look at you with my special lovely lady look, try to lean on you, and lay my head on you. (Hey! It’s what a lady does, right?) I will gently paw you to get your attention. You should know though, I’m pretty spry for my age and I really enjoy walks in nice weather. OH! And I’m 100% house broken (even when I had stones), but I don’t like the rain or snow and would rather hold it than go out. My favorite thing is to be petted when we watch TV together (By the way, I LOVE popcorn!!). I’m totally fine with cats but can be dog selective. (A lady doesn’t have to like EVERYONE, right??) Foster Mom has 3 very large younger dogs that I prefer stay away from me. It would be best if I was in a home with smaller dogs or no other dogs. My foster family doesn’t really know how I do around kiddos…. But that’s ok… I’m sure my furever home is out there. Foster Mama says I’m precious in every way!

If you are interested in Marmalade, please visit our website:, and read through our adoption criteria to see if you meet our requirements. If you do, please fill out an application to adopt.

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About IL English Bulldog Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

IEBR was formed in 2009 to find homes for purebred English Bulldogs. IEBR rescues dogs from shelters and puppymills and accepts dogs from owners who for any reason can no longer provide a home for their bully.

The bulldogs that come through our rescue program are seldom in “perfect” condition in terms of health, temperament or both; however with a little love, medical attention and time, rescued English Bulldogs dogs make great companions.

IEBR does not find dogs for people – our mission is to find great people for wonderful dogs.

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N/A - Our volunteers foster our bulldogs.

Our Adoption Process...

Internet Application required, Phone Interview and Home Inspection required. References required.


Adoption fee for dogs under age One: $700 - $950

Adoption fee for dogs One year to Five years: $500 - $700

Adoption fee for dogs Five years to Eight years: $300 - $500

Adoption fee for senior dogs ages Nine and over : $300 or lower