In 1974 Eta Pauptit invited Lila to join her for
a three-month tour of European Afghan breeders and dog shows.
Enduring friendships with OM breeders in Germany and Holland
were formed, along with a greater appreciation of the depth
and soundness of the unique OM line. Lila has been an American
Kennel Club judge of Afghan Hounds since 1976. She judges ten
other hound breeds, and has judged in Holland, Germany, Sweden
Multi-Ch. Ophir von Katwiga was an honored guest
at House of Oranje for almost a year, and both he and Can. Ch.
Wiky v.d.O.M. sired House of Oranje litters in the 1970's.
More of the history of the House of Oranje
is being written for this web site.
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