2010 Papillon Club of America National Specialty

Posted by InVolo - May 12th, 2010


WD/BOW 2010 National Specialty

Thank you to our esteemed Judge:  Lorraine Boutwell








On the Move





***And “Gotti” said thank you to the Judge***

We are so proud of the response that our Winners/Best of Winners dog, InVolo Smooth Criminal, “Gotti” received.  We have never had so many people congratulate us.  The compliments were endless and very thrilling.  Thank you all for your kind words, you will never know how much they meant to us.  This post would not be complete without a big thank you to Tracy Burdick, Denzel Papillons, for sharing her lovely bitch “Vanna” with us.  Without her help, this litter would not have been possible.  As always, our thanks to his fabulous handler, Gia Garofalo.  Gia, you never break a sweat!


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InVolo Puppies At Play!

Posted by InVolo - March 15th, 2010

We are breeders of  many Champion Papillons and known world wide for our beautiful and healthy Papillons! InVolo Papillons puppies are also very successful in Obedience, Agility and Rally Competition.

These little puppies are having a wonderful time at InVolo on a rainy day.  They have so much energy that it is big fun to watch them run and play.   Rain or shine!




“Olive” is keeping this toy for herself!



“Teddy” loves the camera!  He took time away from playing with “Simone” to pose…



“Randy” gathered up all the toys and he is standing guard over them 🙂



“Simone”  Pretty as a picture!


IMG_3448 crop“Figaro”

“Figaro”Has his very own BIG red heart toy


WATCH for MAP Papillon Specialty Wins Coming Soon ♥

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2009 – It Was A Very Good Year!

Posted by InVolo - March 4th, 2010

♥  2009  ♥


Seven New Champions!

Seventeen Majors!

Papillon Club of America Specialty Wins!

We would like to share with you some of the highlights of 2009, please stay and visit with us and enjoy the moments and memories that brought us happiness and success this year…


Multiple BIS/BISS CH InVolo Seeing Is Believing

Award of Merit Papillon Club Of America 2009 Specialty!


GiulianoRWDHISTORYNEW – CH InVolo Come See About Me

RESERVE Winners Dog Papillon Club Of America 2009 Specialty “Giuliano” Finished with Three Majors and Breeds over Specials!


lolanewchampCH InVolo Lady Luck

“Lolita” Finished with Three Majors – she is Co-Owned  with our friend  Terry Cross, Southridge Papillons.


espoCH InVolo Now You See Me

“Esposito” is “Tallulah” – our Best In Show Girl’s  Son – Needless to say we are very Proud of  him!


Tiasmkc0609CH InVolo  Don’t Stop Believin’

“Tia” is “Oliver” our Best In Show Dog’s TENTH Champion!


scan0004CH InVolo Waiting For Tonight

“Dahlia” is a beautiful girl, and we can not wait for her very  first litter of puppies.


JamesNewChCH For Your Eyes Only

“James” is Oliver” our Best In Show Dog’s NINTH Champion!  He  sired our beautiful Phalene boy, “Carlo,”  who won Best Phalene at the MAP Specialty in Maryland last weekend 2-28-2010. (Pictures to Follow)


LolaDevonKCCH Southridge Sheza Showgirl

“Lola” is a “Dean” daughter.  “Dean” is one of our Kirby boys.  She was bred by Terry Cross, Southridge Papillons, and finished her championship here at InVolo.  She was expertly handled by Michael and Gia.  “Lola” finished her Championship with back-to-back FIVE POINT MAJORS!!!  – Congratulations Terry!!!



No News Update for 2009 would be complete without Jade, our Grandaughter’s, Christmas picture.  Jade is a joy everyday and she is growing up much too fast.  She has the ability to  makes us stop and smell the flowers and even makes us forget about the dog shows on occasion.


PLEASE come back and visit us often, we promise to update more frequently with more wins, more new champions and our new puppy pictures.  Hope to see you soon…

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Just Another Day at the Dog Shows…

Posted by InVolo - June 11th, 2009

InVolo Come See About me


Gia and Juliano are sitting quietly on a bright Spring day! What a pretty picture! They make such a handsome pair, but don’t be fooled they are also contenders in any ring they enter…

Gia and Juliano winning the Breed from the Classes.


InVolo Who You Gonna Believe

Winning Best In Sweeps at the MAP Papillon Specialty

Anthony is a handsome Oliver Son, who truly thinks the world is his oyster.  He has a wonderful time wherever he goes, and is a real handful in the ring…


CH InVolo Lady LucK


This lovely little girl is co-owned with Terry Cross, Southridge Papillons. She came back to us last winter and finished her championship very quickly!

We are very proud of her – as is our friend Terry.


AND not to be outdone by her Sister

InVolo Waiting For Tonight


Miss “Dahlia” is halfway to her championship and hopefully will be finished this Summer.


♥♥♥ InVolo would like to WELCOME back “Matteo,”

CH InVolo A Night In New York. He has come home for good, and we are looking forward to him becoming an integral part of our breeding program. ♥♥♥


Come back soon and see us as we would love to share our PCA National memories with you!


Please visit us at InVolo Papillons to see the rest of our Butterflies.

Don’t forget to check out our In The Ring page to see our young hopefuls.

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Happy Valentine Day!

Posted by InVolo - January 25th, 2009

Kiss someone you Love!



Don’t forget to check out our In The Ring
page to see our young hopefulls.


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A Very Happy New Year to One and All!

Posted by InVolo - December 9th, 2008

Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget! With this thought in mind, we wish you all the happiness and luck this New Year can possibly bring.

*** The Garofalo’s and the InVolo Papillons ***

Don’t forget to check out our In The Ring
page to see our young hopefulls.


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It’s Just A Dog

Posted by Anna - November 2nd, 2008








6/7/99 – 8/28/08

From time to time people tell me, “Lighten up, it’s just a dog,” or, “That’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance traveled, the time spent or the costs involved for “just a dog.”

Some of my proudest moments have come about with “just a dog.”

Many hours have passed and my only company was “just a dog,” but I did not once feel slighted.

Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by “just a dog,” and, in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of “just a dog” gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.

If you, too, think it’s “just a dog,” then you will probably understand phases like “just a friend,” “just a sunrise,” or “just a promise.”

“Just a dog” brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust, and pure unbridled joy.

“Just a dog” brings out the compassion and patience that makes me a better person.

Because of “just a dog” I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly to the future.

So for me, and folks like me, it’s not “just a dog” but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past and the pure joy of the moment.

“Just a dog” brings out what’s good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.

I hope that someday they can understand that it’s not “just a dog” but the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being “just a human.”

So the next time you hear the phrase “just a dog.” just smile….because they “just don’t understand.”

– Anonymous

Please come and see us at InVolo Papillons.  We have finally 🙂 Updated the site.  Don’t forget to check out our In The Ring page to see our young hopefulls.

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Home Is Where The Heart Is!

Posted by Anna - October 31st, 2008

We are finally home after a very trying year. We had a four alarm fire last October. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for all the help and support we received during the last year. But that’s all behind us. So now let’s look forward to a promising new year!

Some long awaited NEWS!!!


CH InVolo Have You Seen Her, “Tatianna,” finished this Summer with four Majors. She is lovely and has a wonderful time at the shows.

CH InVolo Just Our Two Cents Worth, “Paloma” entered the ring at eleven months in Salisbury Maryland and never looked back!

 CH InVolo Volare’, “Francesca” finished her Championship with four Majors – Two at Specialities!

CH Denzel Royal Secret, “Friday” was shown by her Breeder, Tracy Burdick, of Denzel Fame to two RWBs at huge Specialities.  We fell in love with her then and are eternally grateful to Tracy for sharing Miss “Friday” with us!



******A Big Congratulations to Michael and Gia******

Both of them graduated with 4.0 averages and have full four year scholarships to college. Needless to say that we are very proud of them!!!

Please come and see us at InVolo Papillons.  We have finally 🙂 Updated the site.  Don’t forget to check out our In The Ring page to see our young hopefulls.

With all of our best wishes for you and yours!

-The Garofalo’s.

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