Our Girls

 

 

The girls at Overlook are the brains and beauty of my breeding program.  They are smart…very smart…too smart! They are independent and confident with an unending aim to please. Their affection knows no bounds and they provide smiles and laughs just in the simple things they do. Everything Golden Retrievers should be!

 

 

 

Overlooks Blue Savannah Skye "Sahara"

(April 30, 2004)

 

Sahara could be the prettiest bitch I have ever bred. You can't help but want to squeeze those cheeks when she looks at you. Apparently judges feel that way too! Through limited showing Sahara was Winners Bitch under three highly respected breeder judges: Ms. Connie Miller, Mr. Michael Faulkner and Mr. Donald Sturz. Sahara is a joy to show and loves every minute of being in the ring. We've nicknamed her Beauty Queen because she acts like one and looks like one. Unfortunately, her show career was cut short when she developed a life threatening infection that resulted in a spay to save her life.

 

We brought her back out into the show ring as a Veteran and she took a Judges Award of Merit in 2014 at the Hudson Valley Golden Retriever Specialty and was Best Veteran again in 2015!  She is still just as beautiful to watch and an absolute joy to show.

Overlooks A Sunday in Autumn "Sunday"

(June 12, 2008)

 

In an effort to expand the gene pool for health and longevity, Sophie's second litter was sired by the stunning Scottish import, Harry.  This beautiful breeding produced some exceptionally lovely dogs, the most exceptional of all being Sunday.

Sunday is very much Scout’s granddaughter.  She’s independent, incredibly smart and funny.  She’s also stunning to look at and has begun training in agility.  She hasn’t met a jump she doesn’t like or a tire or dog walk that doesn’t intrigue.  She’s also a wonderful Mom, having produced several beautiful litters that carry the Overlook tradition of beauty, brains and sweetness. Summer, Sundance and Sailor reside here at Overlook and they love their Mom!

Overlooks A Long Ago September Skye "September"

(January 19, /2010)

 

September is a Sutton x Sierra daughter and very much pick of that litter. Not only was she pick in terms of conformation, but she was going to be “picked” given her big mouth and absolute devotion to me.  It was amazing to see this adoration at 8 weeks and even more incredible now, because she is “Daddy’s Girl.

 

September had her first litter in the Summer of 2014 sired by the incredibly handsome, Overlooks Handsome Honcho Brown "Honcho". She had her second litter in May, 2015 and produced 11 wonderful puppies sired by "Tweed" Cross Creek Royal Blend.

September had her third litter in February 2017 sired by Golden Grahams Get Your Motor Running "Bentley." Gorgeous puppies despite another emergency c-section!

Overlook Faraway Storm Clouds Gather "Stormy"

(April 28, 2011)

 

We call her “Crazy Ass Bitch” because she is so full of life and never seems to sleep.  Our Stormy is an incredible dog that is fearless, fun and adores every creature – two and four legged.

 

Her sire is the incredibly handsome CH Beau Geste Poztvly Gavin @ Wildrose "Gavin" a conformation champion and agility wonder. The combination was perfect on so many levels.

 

Stormy started her show career with two first place wins in the Bred By Exhibitor class at Specialties just after her second birthday.  She also started her career as a Mom with a litter of puppies sired by our Sutton, born in the Summer of 2013.  We kept pick bitch, Schayla, who is everything her mother is and more!

 

Stormy's second litter to our Sawyer, was a beautiful combination of pedigree, brains and looks.

Stormy had her last litter in May 2019. We kept the adorable pick bitch, Sage. Watch for her in the future!

Overlooks A Faraway Glimpse of Skye

"Skylar"

(December 1, 2011)

 

Skylar was pick bitch, along with her brother Sawyer, from Sloane’s last litter. I loved this litter and had a very difficult time deciding which puppy to keep…so I kept two and I’m glad I did. Skylar has matured into a beautiful dog with a stunning expression and perfect coat. She creates quite the impression from afar and up close is so affectionate and gentle. She doesn’t have the drive of some of the other girls and may not be the smartest dog at Overlook. I often think of her as my California girl - not a care in the world and adored by all. She tortures her brother and can always be found sitting side by side with her mother, Sloane.

 

Skylar had her first litter of 11 puppies in May 2015 and proved to be an exemplary Mom. The litter was sired by "Honcho", Overlooks Handsome Honcho Brown, and we liked the litter so much, we repeated it in 2017 and five more beautiful puppies were born the day after Thanksgiving!

Overlook A Glorious Sunday in Summer

"Summer"

(July 24, 2013)

Summer was the only girl in a litter of three, but she let her brothers know she was the boss! With a demeanor that is nothing but sweet and loving, Summer is a standout at Overlook. She asks for little except when she wants a tummy rub. Then, she throws herself down and looks at you with that "here you go, give me some loving!" expression. That is a genetic trait passed down from her mother, Sunday!

Summer had her first litter of ten puppies in April 2016 and was the perfect Mom. Those puppies have grown beautifully and are the perfect next generation of Overlook dogs. Summer's second litter was born in November 2017 and her daughter, Sierra, joined the crew.

In June 2019 Summer had her third litter sired by CH Stoneledge Out of the Blue. A stunning dog and perfect match. Miss Stassi was pick and is a puppy to watch!

Overlooks As Fast As The Coming Storm

"Schayla"

(July 29, 2013)

There is so much to say about Schayla! She is ball-obsessed. She needs one 24/7 and can fly as fast as the wind when I use the Chuck It and send it way out in the field. She's incredible to watch as she sails over the grass and outruns every other dog at Overlook! But, she isn't greedy. She will always give the ball to anyone who nudges her!

She's also the happiest dog. She always seems to have a big smile and a look in her eye that is pure happiness. She's a very, very smart dog  and a quick learner. She doesn't 'test' me like some of the other smart girls. She would rather do as I say without thinking about it in hopes there will be a treat! Everyone who meets her, loves her.

Schayla had her first litter of puppies in September 2017 and her second in May 2018. We kept Miss Shelby and she's a doll!

Overlook's Sailing on an Autumn Wind "Sailor"

July 14, 2016)

Like her brother, Sterling, Sailor was the pick bitch from a very special breeding that took me back to my beginnings. She has turned out to be a wonderful dog. She was a mischievous puppy with absolutely no fear! She ran circles around her brother and was always 'busy'. Once she discovered the joys of chasing the ball...she's relentless!

I adore her and she makes me laugh with her antics and smiling face. I swear she is always smiling. We have high hopes for this young girl!

Sailor had her first litter in December 2018 and her second in November 2019. She's a wonderful Mom. Her second litter produced the Overlook Dozen! Yes, 12 puppies from this petite Golden Retriever!

Overlook's A Summer's Skye At Dawn "Sierra"

(11/26/2017)

This was a very special breeding that took place in Canada. The sire was a very special dog with a pedigree that was a perfect compliment to my Summer.  There were four girls and five boys and everyone of them was just what I had thought this breeding would produce.

We have so enjoyed watching this adorable puppy grow and become another beautiful example of what an Overlook dog represents: good health, good temperament, good structure and a beautiful face. I think we are off to a good start. Oh, did I mention she's incredibly smart? Already giving me a run for my money!

Sierra is totally fearless. She loves running and diving into the pool at full speed. She can scale an 8 foot fence in a moment. She's always on the go and ball obsessed. She's a whirlwind of delight. We love this dog!

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