Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mrs Carolyn A Auckland,



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Carolyn started her involvement in the dog world with her first Irish Setter in 1973. She has continued to breed and successfully show Irish Setters for the past 40 years under the Lanascol prefix - now having six NZ Grand Champions. For 15 years she was also involved with breeding and exhibiting Labrador Retrievers. She has also owned and exhibited two American Cockers. For the past 19 years she has also been involved with breeding and exhibiting Pointers with her husband Paul Robinson (Robwyn Pointers). She owned one Bassett Hound for a number of years. In the 70's she was on the All Breeds committee in the Manawatu, and has been on the Irish Setter Committee since 1979 as Treasurer and President and now a Life Member. She is also on Waitemata Gundog Club Committee as Treasurer and is also a Life Member, and on the Judges Association Committee. Carolyn has been judging since 1985 and now has Gundogs (Sporting), Working Dogs (Pastoral), Hounds, Toys, Non-Sporting, Utility and Terriers at Championship level. She has had many judging appointments in New Zealand, including the NZ National Dog Show in 2003. She has judged in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia and Sweden where she judged the Working Group and Gundog breeds. She has also judged all her Groups in the USA and a number of groups in India.

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