|During my life I have
owned a variety of breeds. Large and small. Purebred and mixed breeds
but five years ago I decided that I must have "My Special Dog".
|And the search began...
Although I was not quite
sure what I was looking for. I knew My Special Dog must
My own preference was
NOT All white or All black
|fantastic with kids
(I have three - all ages)
small to medium size
but sturdy and resilient and SMART
healthy and would
live a long life
a pet that does not
something that was
different and unique (flashy would be nice)
After many Dog Shows,
research books and chatting with people, my sister remembered a breed that
was right next door to us as we grew many, many years ago.
Jean Ripple was then breeding a dog that no one recognized and that looked
quite like a picture of a dog that I would draw as a doodle on everything
(even as a child)!!! She could not remember the name. As a
dog trainer, breeder and Animal Control officer for our town she was frustrated
until one day she actually saw "THE DOG". The name of
|Now I knew this was My
I started to search the
internet. My next step was to contact Natalie at Havanese Rescue.
Six weeks later I had MY first Havanese, Forsgate's
Margarita Rose. A lovely silver sable female who just happened
to be the only puppy left from a litter of seven. At 10 months of
age and in just three weekends, Margarita Rose began and finished the quest
for her American championship.
|I was hooked...
One Havanese just wasn't
enough. My next little girl, April,
came from Sineade's Kennel.
|My entire family enjoys
these dogs so much that I adopted our newest baby. Zujero
Private Dancer De Vita. Ella is the black and white particolor
I had been dreaming of.