The seventh annual DVHC “Meet the Breed” booth at the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club (LVKC) “Canine Learning Experience” was held on January 30th, 2010. The theme for all the breed booths was versatility, therefore we created “The Versatile Havanese” display.
Our booth was a tropical paradise complete with our trademark electric palm tree, twinkle lights and beach scene background. We displayed pictures of Havanese participating in Agility, Therapy, Herding, and other fun activities. Though we have heard of it, we have yet to find a photo of a Havanese sniffing out toxic mold.
Our delightful Havanese are our greatest attraction. People were delighted to greet our Havanese and turn on the charm they did! Several of us brought puppies to play with one another. Adults and children alike were thrilled to see them in action. Their adorable antics prompted a lot of thoughtful questions. The experience was a positive socialization opportunity for the puppies as well.
Our club thanks AnnMarie Galioto, Sandy Moyer, Madelin O’Brien, and Barbara Timm-Brock for staffing the booth. Joan Ambrose, Lynn Kloskie, AnnMarie, and Suzanne McKay of Mimosa Havanese graciously contributed pictures and information on a wide variety of Havanese activities.
We look forward to next year when the theme will be “Back to the Beginning – Origin, History, Purpose”. We hope to get an early start planning our booth and welcome any suggestions on source material. Please contact Wayne Harding <[email protected]>.
To see Sandy Moyer’s photo show of this event, visit
Respectfully submitted by
Education Committee, DVHC