Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mrs Anita Adelaide,



  • ANKC:

    Toy, Terrier

Anita and her husband Sid moved to Australia from the UK in 1970. Anita bought her first pedigreed Chihuahua in 1973, & began to show & breed in 1974. She had reasonable success in those early years, Aust. CH. Mordosa White Gold became her first champion. Along the way she became the proud owner of a number of Toy breeds, English Toy Terriers, Japanese Chin (Imp NZ), Pugs,& Chinese Cresteds, finding success with them all. As a kennel, she was happy to help others to reach success too. In more recent times she also had input to the registration of Tenterfield Terriers, having owned them (as Mini Fox Terriers) prior to recognition, both in UK & Australia. Along side this she took up judging, and is now qualified to judge Toys & Terriers. She has judged in all states of Australia, and fulfilled six appointments in the UK since 1991, the highlight being an appointment to judge the UK Chinese Crested Specialty in April 2005, (entry of 113) also holding the breed record entry in Australia of 94 Cresteds. Today Anita has Pugs & Chihuahuas. She has been involved in administration with a number of Clubs, holding positions as Secretary, VicePresident, Editor, & general Dogsbody. A past member of the SACA Education & Promotions Committee, she is also a long time lecturer for Trainee Judges. Currently she is SecretaryTreasurer (5 yrs) of the National Chihuahua Council (Aust) and a trainee judge for Groups 4 (Hounds) and 7 (Non Sporting) .