Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Robert J Colorado,


  • AKC:

    Working, Terrier, Herding

Robert was licensed to judge the Herding (Group 5) group in 1994 and the Working Group (Group 6) in 2001. He has judged extensively throughout the United States and Canada and has also judged in New Zealand and Australia (2005). He was raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with 2 Smooth Fox Terriers, a Boston Terrier, and a rescue dog. He has a B. A. in Architecture from the University of Minnesota, and an M. A. in Architecture. He and his wife started with a German Shepherd, and in 1967, when they moved to Colorado, purchased their first West Highland White Terrier and later, a Wire Fox Terrier. They exhibited these two breeds, and an Airedale, a Kerry Blue, a Doberman, and a Manchester Terrier. During the past 20 years, he has attended some 150 breed seminars, and over 100 National Specialties, and has judged the West Highland White Terrier (WHWT) National Specialty twice and the Anatolian Shepherd National. He has judged two Newfoundland Specialties . He judges at approximately 30 shows per year. He has been Show Chairman of the WHWT Club of Greater Denver Specialty for the past 15 years, he and his wife were founding members of the club, and they are both life members of the WHWT of America and the Greeley Kennel Club (GKC). He has been President of the GKC four times.