DYLAN

DYLAN was the third Labrador we decided to add to our family. It wasn’t that we were looking for another one at the time. I just happened to run across an ad that really caught my attention. From being involved with the Labrador breed I wanted to learn as much about them as possible from…

BUSTER

BUSTER came into our lives and joined our Retriever family on April1, 1990. I’ll never forget this day because it was the last day of the 1990 Spring Grand Hunt. This hunt is one of the largest events sanctioned by the United Kennel Club. The club hosting this Grand Hunt was Retrievers Unlimited which Tom…

CHAR

Tom and I drove to Humeston,, Iowa to pick up CHAR, and bring her home. We decided on her because of one dog in particular that was in her pedigree. We had been watching other dogs sired by her father, and we were quite impressed with their style in the field. After many phone calls…

TAG

TAG joined us on November 4, 1991. Her mother was out of Sandylands, as well as several other outstanding English bloodlines, and her father was DYLAN. The reason we decided to keep her was because she was one of DYLAN’S first daughters and I wanted to see how she would turn out combining English show…

KANDI

KANDI was our second Labrador. She was purchased from a couple that I met at a dog Show and after talking with them I found out they had the bloodline I was very interested in. Sandylands was the bloodline. The reason for my interest was due to the fact that they bred their dogs for…

MICKI

MICKI was the first Labrador we owned. She was purchased with the intentions of training her for waterfowl hunting. The owner of the litter was not only an avid Hunter, but also entered his hunting dog in A.K.C. Field Trials. After purchasing her, and hearing about the benefits of being involved in these trials we…

MY DOG DYLAN

First off I’d like to start off by saying that every single dog that I have ever owned in my entire life until now has left a very special memory mark in my mind and heart. Each one had its own unique personality and character and even today I could sit down and write a…