VASCONSELLOS, Senor Juan Carlos Asunción,
Juan was born in in Asunción, Paraguay, Architect by profession, All Round Judge for the Paraguay Kennel Club and the FCI (Federation Cinologique Internationale). He has dedicated himself to the Cinofília since he was young. He has been a breeder and exhibitor of Salukis since 1976. Exemplary Salukis from his kennel "Anjal Sahara" (Sons of the Desert) have obtained numerous victories, World Championships, International Championships, Latin American Championships and from various countries, as well as Best of the Show in Latin American countries and Best of Group in Europe. Exemplary Salukis from his kennel have been Dog of the Year (All Breed) and Puppy of the year (All Breed) for four years. Over the years his kennel has had 8 World Champions (FCI). For more than 20 years Juan has occupied various positions in the Paraguay Kennel Club, in the Management Committee, as Secretariat of the Management Committee, Vice-President and President, as well as the Show Committee. At the moment he is a member of the Council of Judges, of the Genealogical Department and Lifelong Member of the Paraguayan Kennel Club. Juan was a founding member of the Saluki Club of Paraguay, of which at the moment he is its President. He has been a representative of the PKC at Sicalam Meetings, from its beginning, and World Meetings of the FCI. He has been the owner of the following breeds: German Shepherd, English Cocker Spaniel, Smooth Fox Terrier, Whippet and Dobermann. Currently he owns the following breeds: Yorkshire Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer, Beagle and Saluki; and he is breeding Salukis and Beagles. Salukis from his kennels are found, in addition to Paraguay, in prestigious kennels in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Venezuela and Finland. Juan has judged in shows like the Eukanuba Cup in Sao PauloBrazil in 2003, in the Saluki Specialty Show in SeattleUSA and in Australia, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, the USA and Paraguay. Judged in All Round Shows in Brazil and the San Angeles Saluki Club Specialty in Lompoc, California, in July 28th 2006 and the Western Classic Weekend in Perth, Australia, in March 2007.