OJALVO, Mr David A Buenos Aires,
David A. Ojalvo began his career in dogs 30 years ago as a breeder-exhibitor of Miniature Pinschers. His Min Pins include Best in Show dogs and top sires. Several of his Alba's Imperial Shih Tzu have won Best of Breed, Best in Show, and Best Dog of the Year. Mr. Ojalvo and his partner, Enrique Filippini , were named "Best Breeders" and "Best Exhibitors," all breeds, in 1979, 1980, 1984, and 1989, becoming the first four-time winners of those honors in Argentina. He is also breeding Miniature Schnauzers. For more than 15 years Mr. Ojalvo has been chairman of the Federación Cinológica Argentina. He was charged with the organization and direction of the 2005 World Dog Show (Argentina), and conducts seminars about different FCA breeds and groups. He is approved for all breeds, all groups, and Best in Show by the Federación Cinológica Argentina and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale. He is AKC-eligible for all groups and Best in Show. He has judged many times throughout South America, North America, Central America, and Europe. Highlights include Americas y el Caribe 2001 (Brazil), and the World Dog Show 2004 (Brazil) and 2005 (Argentina). Upcoming assignments will take Mr. Ojalvo around the world, including the World Dog Show, Mexico, 2007.