Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr James W Victoria,



  • ANKC:

    Toy, Terrier, Working, Non-Sporting

James began in dogs in 1968 exhibiting Australian Silky Terriers for his mother under the Dulcaninna prefix. He has handled many Australian Silky Terriers to their titles as well as BEST IN SHOW Specialty and All Breeds. Handled the only Silky to Best In Show at a major Royal Show (Melbourne Royal 1972) Handled Ch Dulcaninna Laramie to win two Battle Of The Champions (SA) and The Contest Of Champions (NSW). In 1974 James began Breeding Australian Silky Terriers, Australian Cattle Dogs and Miniature Pinschers under his prefix Balkana. All three breeds winning Specialty, Royal CC's and All breeds Best In Shows. The only kennel in Australia to have bred and owned a multiple Royal Best In Show Winner. Also owned, bred or handled 12 Best Exhibit In Group winners at Royal shows. James commenced judging in 1990. He is currently licensed to judge the ANKC Toy, Terrier, Working Dogs and Non-Sporting Groups at championship level. His judging assignments have taken him to all states of Australia as well as several overseas appointments. He has conducted Breed lectures on Australian Silky Terries, Australian Cattle Dogs in Australia, New Zealand and Sweden for trainee judges and breeders.