Picnic Photos & Details

The picnic date took place on August 19, 2017 from 12pm to 5pm at Yvonne's place in Brighton. Check out the details here. Photos from the 2017 picnic can be found here. 

Grooming 101

Want to see how I get a smooth coat and what equipment I use? I am continually learning and perfecting but I created this video Windows version) and for you Mac apple folks - here's a conversion. - not a professional one, to help you get a head start and perfect your own skill. Got questions? Ask away.

Want to know how to create a bathing machine that will save you time, product and wash your dog better than ever before? Check out Dick and Irma's instructions on how to create your own machine for a fraction of the cost.

Certified Pet First Aid

Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid is a recognized National Pet First Aid Certificate course for dog and cat professionals and pet owners. Talemaker Havanese now has that certificate having taken and passed the course.

Woofstock 2018

Meet us at Woofstock. Dogs are welcomed. We meet at the restaurant across the street from Woodbine park. Here is the location. Meet up happens on May 28, 2016 at 9:30 to 945am. Rain date is the next day. Look forward to seeing your havanese there and the humans too! Don't have your havanese yet? Well join us anyway!

Our Magazine


Havanese Breed Magazine's 37th issue is available in an electronic version. After numerous requests, a new printed version is also now available. Click here

Award Photos
Friends & Associates


Truffie (Talemaker's Ultimate Truffle)


Extremely playful, sweet and a true love.


Loves to swim, retrieve, play tug of war. He gets along with everyone.

Fun Tidbits

He is a twirler.


He's growing up and just now coming into his own.

More Insight

Truffie is the youngest of our crew. He is a product of our Fiona and Pocopayasos Kiss My (Phantom) who won the 2011 Canadian National Havanese Specialty and is a multiple Best in Show winner. He has his Daddy's temperament and his mom's snappy fun attitude. He is also a true chocolate Havanese, which is a recessive gene. He has the brown pads, liver nose and light brown eyes of a chocolate. He also inherited his sire's magnificent coat. So far he is producing quite nice.