Conformation Dog Show Judges' Directory

Note to Judges:

The listings provided in this section are for information purposes for exhibitors interested in learning about who the judges are that will be judging them. In order to provide accurate information, we are asking that judges complete the online Conformation Dog Show Judges Form and submit it to the Canada's Guide to Dogs website for inclusion in the Directory. In addition, any changes and/or updates that may be necessary from time to time should be e-mailed directly to info@canadasguidetodogs.com. Please note that it is the responsibility of the owner of the listing to verify all information and we cannot be held responsible in any way for misrepresentation.

This directory contains information about CKC licensed, permit and provisional conformation dog show judges for all Canadian Kennel Club events.

Interested in knowing a little bit about who's judging your dog?

Select from the groups listed below to view an alphabetical listing of judges for that group(s)/breeds. From the listings, further details, in the form of "Biography Pages", are available for each judge, including contact information, biographies, experience, and qualifications.


Information and Resources for Judges

ANNIE ON DOGS!
by Anne Rogers Clark
All-breed AKC judge Anne Rogers Clark has a background and a depth of experience in dogs which is unparalleled. For over 50 years she has been immersed in every aspect of purebred dogs, always at the top level. She has shown dogs of every imaginable breed to the highest honors; she has bred top-winning champions in a number of different breeds; she has judged dogs, hundreds of thousands of dogs, at almost every major dog show and in practically every country of the world. In this book Mrs. Clark shares her personal experiences, advice, and stories from a lifetime in dogs.
— Available from Dogwise.com
SCIENCE AND TECHNIQUES OF JUDGING DOGS
by Robert Berndt
A one-of-a-kind book that anyone considering judging should own. Covers structure, movement and breed type in detail, and then discusses issues that judges face, such as how to run an efficient ring and cope with the stress of travel and decision making.
— Available from Dogwise.com
JUDGE'S HANDBOOK OF BREED STANDARD ANALYSIS
by Robert Berndt
Reference guide includes the major points of every AKC breed standard along with a photo of a top speciman of the breed and a brief discussion of the breed's background.
— Available from Dogwise.com
AN EYE FOR A DOG - ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO JUDGING PUREBRED DOGS
by Robert Cole
Now you can develop your own eye for sound movement and structure and learn how marking, size, and even leash position affect the judge's perception! You will get to actively participate in over 100 judging scenarios similar to what a judge encounters in the show ring.
— Available from Dogwise.com
CANINE TERMINOLOGY
by Harold Spira
A beautifully illustrated glossary of terms used in the Breed Standards for purebred dogs worldwide.
— Available from Dogwise.com
DOGSTEPS: A NEW LOOK
by Rachel Page Elliott
Continuing research has produced this third edition of a best seller, containing the most up-to-date scientific information. It is especially aimed at the layperson, with clear, simple wording and easy-to-understand drawings. Study of this material will aid in recognizing what is good and what is faulty action and the application of what is learned should produce rewarding results for the conscientious dog breeder.
— Available from Dogwise.com
TRICKS OF THE TRADE: FROM BEST INTENTIONS TO BEST IN SHOW, REVISED EDITION
by Pat Hastings with Erin Ann Rouse
The book you've been waiting for, in its newly revised edition! From the whelping box to the group ring, at home and on the road, everyone who is involved in the sport of dogs can learn something from this book. From the producer of the best-selling "Puppy Puzzle" video and popular seminar speaker.
— Available from Dogwise.com