TAKAHASHI, Mrs Hiromi
Mrs. H. Takahashi started breeding and showing Maltese in the 1960s. She has succeeded the deceased Mr. Terukazu Takahashi the kennel "Effelgent Banbi". Later, INT. GCH Effelgent Banbi's Sunny Boy JR received BIS and the Minister of the Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Award at the greatest Dog Show by JKC in 1983. In 1986, INT. GCH Effelgent Banbi's Barbara received BIS at International Class and the Prime Minister Award at the FCI International Championship Show. In addition to the above, INT. CH Effelgent Banbi's Stephany Spirit received BIS and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Award at the FCI International Championship Show. With her success in her breeding these dogs, she has produced well over 250 Champions and 14 International Champions. She has bred 180 Champions in 20 years, 1980-2000,and has built up a remarkable reputation as the JKC #1 breeder who produced the most all breed champions. JKC BEST BREEDER AWARD 4 times (in 1988, 1991, 1993 & 1999); JKC BEST BREEDER AWARD AT THE JKC 50TH Anniversary Qualified as an All Breed Judge in 1972. Extensive BIS judging experience at dog show throughout Japan including the FCI International Dog Show. Overseas, she was honored by being twice asked (1998 & 2001) to judge at the Royal Melbourne Show, one of 3 major Dog Shows in the World. April in 2004, she was honored by being asked to judge at International Championship Show and 2003 Pup of The Year Contest in Ireland. She also has judged in Thailand, and the Republic of China.