Biography

Peter Laventhall – Biography:

As a forth generation dog person, approved I am privileged to carry on a family, dosage and personal passion. Born and raised in the dog show environment, medicine I have been involved with dogs to some degree all my life, breeding and exhibiting Miniature and Standard Poodles, and Whippets.

I have been a member of the Canadian Kennel Club since 1983 when I registered my first litter of Miniature Poodles. I enjoy my participation within the dog community, exhibiting, stewarding, and where ever opportunities present themselves. In 2010 I submitted my application for my CKC judging license and am currently licenses for all of Group Six, and on permit for half of Group 5.

Profile:

Business Professional with extensive sales, marketing and business management experience and a strong foundation of proven technical and analytical skills. Areas of expertise include strategic planning and execution, business development and customer relationship management. Proven ability to identify, understand and solve business challenges, deliver stakeholder value and achieve strategic business objectives. Highly organized and systematic with well honed interpersonal skills and a team oriented management style paired with excellent oral and written communication skills.

Experience:

25+ years membership with the Canadian Kennel Club
Lifetime involvement with pedigree dogs
Breeding under my own kennel name since 1983

15+ years experience in Business & Entrepreneurship
Masters Degree in Business Administration
Richard Ivey School of Business – London, Ontario

10+ years experience in Technology
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
Ryerson University – Toronto, Ontario