Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Edward A Ontario,




Ed has been actively involved in the sport of purebred dogs since 1968. His first purebred was a Standard Smooth Dachshund - one visit to a dog show and he was hooked. In short order a love affair with the Basset Hound began. Numerous Champions were produced under the "Apperwild" prefix. English Cocker Spaniels, Beagles and a Scottish Terrier have been raised at one time or another. 35 years later a return to the Dachshund has occurred with Miniature Wirehaired. He is still actively involved with breeding and showing. Life member of the Canadian Kennel Club. Life member and current president of the Kent Kennel Klub inc. Life member of the Basset Hound Club of Canada. His judging career started in 1987 and All Breeds judging status was confirmed by the Canadian Kennel Club in 2002. Ed has been privileged to judge in Canada, the United States, Columbia, Brazil, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Ireland, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Malaysia. Recently appointments include: The Basset Hound Club of Canada National Speciality, The Canterbury Basset Hound Club Specialty, The Bichon Frise Club of Michigan Specialty, A Thai Bankow Speciality in Bangkok, The Town and Country Toy Dog Specialty Show in Boston Mass., Schipperke Club of Michigan Specialty in conjunction with their National Speciality, Show Dog of the Year in Bogota Columbia, The Final Best in Show for the Eukanuba Challenge in Malaysia, Best In Show at the International Show in Lahti Finland.