Beating the odds – Mitral Valve Disease

Mitral Valve Disase or MVD is the leading cause of death in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Almost all of our beloved dogs will eventually be afflicted with MVD. Over half will have MVD before they are five years old.It is our duty as their guardians to become as...

Cavalier Fanciers of Southern Ontario speciality show

The last weekend in June marks a very special time for cavalier lovers in Southern Ontario. For the past 20 years we get together at Brinklow Hill for our annual specialty show. This year the date falls on June 26, 20111; mark your calendars! The stage is set for a...

Tooting Your Own Horn

Public relations is all about sharing information with the general public that is transparent, honest, accountable, and relevant to public interest. As many of you who have been following my blog know I am returning to school in January 2011 in a fulltime public...

Conformation Handling

As most of you know responsible breeding often involves taking part in showing your dogs in conformation events or other realms of competition. Not all responsible breeders show their dogs, however most consider it worthwhile to prove their dogs against their own...