Cascade Havanese Club

Welcome to the Cascade Havanese Club!
The Cascade Havanese Club (CHC) was formed in 2003 and accepted by the American Kennel Club and the Havanese Club of America in service to the greater Puget Sound area in the state of Washington.The Club is open to all who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club and who subscribe to the purposes of the CHC. For complete information about our membership policies and purpose, see our Constitution and Bylaws.

We come together on a regular basis to share our love for the breed, learn from others, hold specialty shows, and enjoy our dogs! Visit our website and feel free to join us at our next meeting! The officers of the Cascade Havanese Club would be more than pleased to answer any questions that you may have about the club and its activities. Please use the below contacts for any questions you may have.

Thank you from the CHC Board

Jane Ruthford, President
Laura Vivolo, Vice President
Shelia Simmons, Secretary
Charles Ruthford, Treasurer
Debbi Foust, Director
Jacque Watt, Director
Chris Cady, Director
Judi Hillis, Membership Focal   
Up Coming Meetings for All Friends of Havanese:  

CHC's 2023 Annual Meeting -- May 13 at the 'Academy of Canine Behavior.'  
      Arrive -- 11 am
      Annual Meeting -- 11:30 am
      Lunch -- 12 noon
      Introduction to AKC Rally Program by Martha Murray -- 12:30 pm
Lunch:  Bring your own lunch.  CHC will provide beverages, water, plates & utensils.
CHC announces a seminar titled, "Genetic Diversity 101 & The Havanese," by Kat Smith!  It's designed for beginners!  The talk is available on YouTube at this link.
There will be:
   - Introductory information on individual diversity and population diversity
   - The UC Davis and Embark offerings
   - Some thoughts on making breeding decisions with diversity testing
CHC will be holding an eye clinic (CAER) with Dr. Kice on June 4, 2023 for Havanese.  Check back for updates, please. 

The Meeting and Event Dates for 2023 can be found by going to the "Calendar" page.
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