Show Results posted for National and Regional Shows

July 2023 Silk Road available in Members only section

"Doc” Joanne Baldwin Cardinal Award

The “Doc” Joanne Baldwin Cardinal Award is the HSDAA’s  most prestigious award and is presented annually at the National Specialty. HSDAA members please read the link to the Award’s description and submit your nomination by July 15, 2023.

Congratulations to this year’s recepient: Henry Gunter!

Cardinal Award Description

2023 Nomination Form

National 2023 information available under Dog Shows!

Annual Members Meeting Notice

Our Annual Members Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2023 at 9:30 am ET, in conjunction with our National Specialty.  The National Specialty will be held at the Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center,Tapestry Collection by Hilton, 1000 Virginia Center Pkwy, Glen Allen, VA, 23059 in the Henrico Ballroom.

If you have any agenda items or matters you would like addressed at our Annual Meeting, please send them to me by August 10, 2023. My email is

We hope you plan on attending the Annual Meeting and look forward to your input. 

Cindy Lanigan

HSDAA Recording Secretary

Registry rules revised October 25, 2022

On October 25, 2022 The Board revised the registry rules. For more information go to the HSDAA Registry webpage.

Silks can do Scent Work

Pauline Michael’s Lola does scent work. See her in action.

See Pauline Michels’ Lola work to find four “hides” containing birch scent.


We encourage you to join our social media groups on Facebook dedicated to the Havana Silk breed.

The Members only group where we will share Club and Breed information can be found with this link:

The second group is for everyone else who owns a Havana Silk or is thinking of getting one without the need to be a member. You can find this group with this link: