Carmen Haller is a retired Elementary School teacher. She received a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of British Columbia and did post Graduate work at Simon Fraser University. She has been active in the Canadian Kennel Club and has served on many committees as well as the Board of Directors. She is currently Vice president (Administration) for the Canadian Dog Judges Association.
She began exhibiting in 1973. Since that time, she has bred Dobermans and Vizslas under the Carvon prefix. Her Kennel Name and pictures of foundation stock are featured in the book, The World of Doberman Pinschers by Anna Katherine Nicholas. She showed the Vizsla, "Vizsta's Royal Pacesetter" to #6 sporting dog in Canada in 1991 making him Canada's top winning Vizsla of all time. He is featured in the Book The Vizsla by Bernard C. Boggs.
She and her husband, have owned and shown group placing, Best in Specialty and Best in Show Siberian Huskies. The latest addition to their household is a West Highland White Terrier.
She has judged in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the U.S.A, including Hawaii, Hong Kong, South Africa, Indonesia, Australia, India, Thailand, China. Japan, Philippines, and Colombia