Retired Dogs

In an effort to keep a reasonable number of dogs in our home and manage a small breeding program, we sometimes place adults into trusted homes once their show or breeding career is concluded.   You may have met these wonderful dogs here or in the rings.



Cressida Foolproof
BIS BISS Ch. Carrera Strike the Gold OS SDHF x BISS Ch. Pebwin Cressida Supernatural NA NAJ

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Born April 29, 2009

Danger was bred by Heather Donnelly 
Danger is far from dangerous!  She's named after a friend's very special cat.  She's a sweetheart, yet also a retrieving fiend, titled the "Best Ball Retriever Ever" by a good friend of ours.  She's honed her water skills as a terrific swimmer and dock diver too!
Her show ring debut was the Long Island Specialty weekend in February 2010 where she went Best in Sweepstakes - judge Kelly Shuffelbottom. 
On March 20, Danger goes Best in Sweeps again at the Connecticut River Valley GRC specialty under judge Lorraine Rodolph.
On March 21,  Danger wins her first championship points with a three point major under judge Dyane Baldwin from the 9-12 month puppy class.  
Danger prefers chasing balls, swimming and cuddling to trotting around a silly show ring.  She's now retired from the show ring and breeding.  She's moved in with her sister Kubrick and they are having a ball!


Cressida Knock on Wood

Ch. Pebwin Who's On First OS x Cressida Foolproof

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Born August 28, 2013  

Knox was bred by Heather Donnelly, now owned by Nancy Lowry
Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study Hero #1341
4/2015 Knox, now Niko, has found a new home  with the Lowrys.   He has a busy career as a beloved companion, neighborhood celebrity and therapy dog in Western Massachusetts.  He is the frequent subject of Nancy's blog He's such a charmer and has the best sense of hunor.