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Skye is a female Golden Retriever, born June 28th in the year1997.  She is sired by Champion Genstar’s Indigo Blue and Champion Amberglo’s Autumn Leaves.  In addition to swimming, she also enjoys hiking and she lives and breathes for the pleasure of retrieving tennis balls - anytime, anywhere and for extensive periods of time.

Skye began her Animal Assisted Therapy training and visiting at 12 weeks of age.  She has passed her CGC (Canine Good Citizen) and Temperament Test.  She obtained her TheraPet membership and is also Delta Pet Partner.  Skye participated in the Hope Crisis Response training before retiring from Disaster Response work, but will be continuing her therapy work at Cornell Hall in Roselle Park, New Jersey and with Domestic Violence Shelters.


Special Accomplishments


·         NJ Veterinary Foundation - 2002

Skye was placed in the Foundation’s Hall of Fame Special Recognition category for her extensive work at Pier 94 in New York City after the 9/11 tragedy.

·        National ASPCA – 2002

Skye was honored with the 2002 Trooper Award by the ASPCA in February 2002 for her extensive work at Pier 94 in New York City after the 9/11 tragedy. She was the third dog to begin extensive work at Pier, worked on the Ferry trips of families to Ground Zero and continued her work through to the closing of the family center several months later. Skye also participated in the November, 2001 Memorial Service presentation of urns and flags to the 9/11 victim’s families.


·        Media honors - 2001-2003

Ø      in the December/January issue of Golden Retriever News in an article entitled “Paws Amidst Pain” focusing on her 9/11 work;

Ø      on the cover of the 2002 Golden Retriever Calendar Deluxe Edition (as seen at; and again in 2003 Deluxe Edition calendar.

Ø      in the 2002 issue of Golden Retriever Magazine, page 2

Ø      in the 2002 Paw Prints Golden Retriever Calendar (both Adult and Puppy issues) for February and April;.

Ø      she has been a guest on Dr. Brian Voynick’s television show, “Pet Stop” on NJN.

Ø      she was featured in the June 2002 issue of Dog World Magazine


Other Activities


Skye has experience working with children at:

§              Pier 94, Family Assistance Center, NY, NY - 2001-2002

§              St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Woodbridge, NJ – 2000-2001-2002

§              Clark Street Fair, Clark, NJ – 2001

§              Bonnie Brae Scottish Festival, Lyons, NJ - 2000-2001-2002

§              AKC Canine Goodwill Ambassador program

She has trained for: Flyball, Agility, Tracking and Obedience and has participated in Breed Conformation shows.

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