Cuba's dog shows gain popularity
18 September 2011 Last updated at 02:57 BST
There is a new passion sweeping revolutionary Cuba that seems rather at odds with the harsh economic reality of the times.
Pedigree dog breeding has become so popular that dog shows are making a comeback for the first time since Fidel Castro's Revolution of 1959.
The BBC's correspondent in Havana, Michael Voss, reports.