My family of four and I live in in Muskoka, Ontario with our dogs, cats, and a few chickens. In 2014, I researched dog breeds in order to find a hypoallergenic breed with a happy temperament that would thrive in our busy family household. I came across Havanese, and it checked off all the above. I loved the breed's small but sturdy size, happy temperament, adaptability, and good health. My first Havanese, Suki, solidified my love for this breed.
A few years later after bringing home my first Havanese, I purchased my first show prospect from Rita Thomas of Sonrisas Havanese. Rita has been breeding for over twenty years and has been an amazing mentor, introducing me to the world of showing and breeding havanese. We clicked over our desire to preserve the genetic diversity and overall sturdy health of this amazing breed.
I currently breed one or two litters per year. I show my dogs in CKC Conformation shows and am a member of the Havanese Fanciers of Canada.