Judging

My first judging appointment was in 1982, when I judged cockers for the first time at an Open show, and many appointments followed, all in gundogs. In 1992 I awarded C.C's in cockers for the first time, and since then I have judged at championship shows here and overseas. As I am interested in other gundog breeds and hounds I judge all those breeds at Open show level. Because of my interest in other breeds, and my lust for knowledge of all dog breeds, I regularly attend seminars, preferably breed specific, to further this knowledge. When asked, I have also undertaken to talk at seminars about cockers, the breed standard and judging. .

My love of dogs has opened the world to me, and I have them to thank for giving me the opportunity of meeting many new friends overseas when invited to judge.

Since 1987 I have visited Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Moscow, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the USA, in this capacity, and I have had the honour of judging some of the finest cockers in the world. 

In the UK I am on the following breed club lists: 

THE COCKER SPANIEL CLUB - A1

THE DEERHOUND CLUB - A3

THE BEAGLE CLUB - B

THE BEAGLE ASSOCIATION - B

NORTHERN & MIDLAND CTS BEAGLE CLUB - B

ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL CLUB - B

THE BASENJI CLUB OF GB - B

WHIPPET CLUB OF WALES - B

THE SCOTTISH DACHSHUND CLUB - B

THE BGV CLUB Petits and Grands - C

NORTHERN CTS AMERICAN COCKER SPANIEL CLUB - C

THE WELSH SPRINGER SPANIEL CLUB - C

NORTH WEST GOLDEN RETRIEVER CLUB - C

Here are photos of  just a selection of the dogs I have judged :

1) Vasteras, Sweden - Greentree Isadora, one of my all-time favourites.

  

2) Cocker Club of Scotland - Dog C.C.- Windgrove Black as Night (later Sh. Ch.) & Res. D.C.C. Shanaz Short List (later Sh. Ch.)

3) B'ham - Dog C.C. and BoB. - Cardamine Lionheart, Res. dog C.C. - Sh. Ch. Asquannes Granard at Sheigra, Bitch C.C. Quettadene Arianne (later Sh. Ch.), Res. B.C.C. Lujesa Leonessa. (later Sh. Ch.)

  

4) Leon, Spain - B.o.B. and Winner of group 8, Ch. Esp. Fin. Port. Int. World Northworth Clap Trap.

5) Del Valle, California, -. B.oB. Am/Can. Ch. Auld Sod Sunrise O'Eagle Cove

6) Del Valle, California,-. Best Dog. Northworth Madmans Return

7) Vinaroz, Spain.- BoB and BIS Spaniel Club of Spain. Amadeus de Valle de Alba.

Judging English Springers at the Norwegian Spaniel Club Championship show

8) Judging Golden Retrievers and Gundog Group at East of Scotland Canine Club

9) Judging Cockers at Danish Spaniel Club

10) With my winner of the Gundog Group, Stithians Ag. Soc. Open Show

11) Tulln Show (Austria) - BOB Doubtless Black Petres owned by Petr Studenik, CZ

12) Judging at the Nordic Winner Show

Deerhound Club Limited Show

13) Deerhounds at Blackpool Championship Show

14) Spaniel and Retriever Club, Tangahed, Sweden

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