Amberglo’s Blue Sky at Sandyhill, CGC, ATT CR
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.
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
in the December/January issue of Golden
Retriever News in an article entitled “Paws Amidst Pain” focusing on
her 9/11 work;
on the cover of the 2002 Golden Retriever
Calendar Deluxe Edition (as seen at
again in 2003 Deluxe Edition calendar.
in the 2002 issue of Golden Retriever
Magazine, page 2
in the 2002 Paw Prints Golden Retriever
Calendar (both Adult and Puppy issues) for February and April;.
she has been a guest on Dr. Brian
Voynick’s television show, “Pet Stop” on NJN.
she was featured in the June 2002 issue of
Dog World Magazine
Skye has experience working with children
Pier 94, Family Assistance Center, NY, NY
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Woodbridge, NJ –
Clark Street Fair, Clark, NJ – 2001
Bonnie Brae Scottish Festival, Lyons, NJ -
AKC Canine Goodwill Ambassador program
She has trained for: Flyball, Agility,
Tracking and Obedience and has participated in Breed Conformation shows.