Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Igor Samoborski,



    Iggy Box
  • FCI:

    All Breeds

Igor was born in 1963 and has lived all his life near Zagreb - a centre of dog world in Croatia. Being an addict to active and sporting life he started his kennel IGGY BOX in 1987. He chose Boxers for "his" breed as he was particularly interested in working dogs. In almost twenty years of active breeding and working with dogs he bred more then 35 litters and raised numerous champions in conformation and working. During this time he also owned or co-owned many world known Boxers who were winning the top prizes. He became a dog show judge in 1992. Starting with Molossoid breeds, adding Shepherds, in December 2003 he became an all round judge. During his judging career he judged at the most important all breeds championship shows and specialties all over the world - Italy, Belgium, Israel, Russia, Gibraltar, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Serbia, Montenegro, Romania, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Finland, Sweden, Cyprus, Latvia, Germany, Ukraine, Estonia, Bulgaria, Norway, Lithuania, Ireland, Moldavia, Georgia, Indonesia, India and Australia. He also judged Eurodog Show in Helsinki 2006, World Dog Show in Poznan - Poland 2006, Russia show 2006 and Eurasia show 2007 in Moscow. He will judge boxers at the Euro Dog Show 2008 in Budapest - Hungary, and Boxer, Borzoi, Chow Chow, South Russian Sheepdog at the FCI-World Dog Show 2010 in Denmark. He has performed various functions in the Croatian Kennel Club, being active in numerous Committees. He was the General Secretary from 1996-2004, and from 2004-2007 he was a vice President of the Croatian Kennel Club. He was an active member of the organizing committee for all major shows in Croatia. In 2005 - 2007 he was the member of FCI Judge Committee. His profession is graphic designer. He is the author of four books about dogs. For more than five years he was publisher of monthly dog magazine - "Naši psi - bez granica", the only one in Croatia, where, besides being a publisher and editor, he was also engaged as a photo reporter.