Holly Anderson Mastroianni has been raising healthy, beautiful, well socialized pups since she was 19. Her first litter was a gorgeous bunch of black, yellow and chocolate Labrador Retrievers. They were a wonderful breed and she spent many years focusing on developing the finest chocolate Labs you could find. She still hears from people now who are looking to find another pup like the one they got way back then! Holly loved the Labs but after injuring her back she knew she needed a smaller breed. She did lots of research and discovered that the Havanese were the breed for her. She’s had Cavaliers, Bichons and even Cheetah cats while raising the Havanese puppies, but nothing compared to the wonderful personality, intelligence and temperament of the Havanese. Holly has devoted her life and the future of Royal Flush Havanese to providing deserving families and individuals with healthy, consistently loved and well socialized Havanese puppies. She has raised Havanese exclusively for many years.
After achieving her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Science, she went on to earn a Master’s in Science Education and then School Counseling. Holly also became a Certified Pilates Instructor. She taught middle school in inner city schools for 10 years; coached Special Olympics bowling; track and basketball; raised over $7000 for the Leukemia Society (ran a marathon in Alaska), and helped revise the science curriculum along with having an occasional litter.
After teaching and counseling for 10 years and truly loving it, she decided to focus solely on her dogs. Holly is truly dedicated to producing the finest Havanese you will find utilizing all of her skills and always expanding quest for knowledge of the breed, genetics, the science of reproduction and the importance of appropriate socialization. Everyone at Royal Flush Havanese adores these dogs and pups and enjoys spending as much time playing and hanging out with them as possible!
Holly’s greatest satisfaction is the appreciation she receives from families who have taken home their pup/pups from Royal Flush Havanese and couldn’t be happier. Most people who apply to take home a pup from Royal Flush have been referred by a friend or family member. We think this is the greatest validation of all of our tremendous efforts!
Holly was nominated as a candidate to be The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Woman of The Year for 2013 AND again for 2014. She declined the nomination to focus on her dogs and pups and her husband who battles Lymphoma.