CRUZ, Mrs Patricia
Mrs. Patricia Cruz hails from America and Mexico. This year marks her 38th year as a judge. She has been approved for all breeds by the Federacion Canofilia Mexicana since 1980 and has judged in Central and South America, Sweden, Canada, and India, with varied specialty shows as part of these assignments. She was privileged to judge at the World Show and the regional shows that were part of that event in Mexico City in 2007. She assisted professional handlers at shows during the 1950s and 1960s and enjoyed 20 years as a member of the Stewards Club of America. For over seven years she served as an American Kennel Club Field Representative, based in Texas and covering shows in the mid- and southwest. She has been a member of the Dog Writer's Association of America for over 30 years and has written for major newspapers and magazines on the sport of dogs, dog shows and dog people and has served on its Board of Directors.