Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Douglas Ontario,




Douglas has owned pure bred dogs since he was ten (Boxers and American Cockers). Obtained his first Golden Retriever in 1971 and following that with a Flat-coated Retriever in 1975 and a Belgian Sheepdog in 1980. He has bred over 100 litters of Goldens and Flat-coats and two litters of Belgians, producing over 100 Canadian Champions and somewhere in the vicinity of 40 American Champions. Doug has bred Best in Show winners in Golden and Flat-coated Retrievers and his Flat-coat has been #1 in Canada for the last three years. He has also owned a number of Obedience and Agility Champions. Douglas began judging in 1984 and became an All Breeds judge in 1998. Has judged in Australia, New Zealand, China, Venezuela, Columbia, Argentina and throughout the United States, and also judged in every Province in Canada. Judged the Canadian and American National Specialties for Flat-coats and Labradors as well as numerous American Golden Specialties and the Canadian National Golden Specialty. His dogs, Golden Retrievers, Flat-coated Retrievers, Belgian Shepherd Dog and Schipperk's are still actively shown in Conformation, Agility and Obedience.