Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mrs Elizabeth Christchurch,




Elizabeth Doyle has in conjunction with her family owned, bred andor exhibited a variety of breeds including: Pugs, Italian Greyhounds, Löwchens, Irish and English Setters, Golden Retrievers, German Short Haired Pointers, English Cocker Spaniels, Afghans, Greyhounds, Dalmatians and Schipperkes. Currently the family is campaigning English and Irish Setters, Löwchens, Italian Greyhounds, Siberian Huskies and Dalmatians. Elizabeth's involvement at club level has included being a Secretary and Committee member of the Southern Gundog Society of which she is a Patroness and Life Member, a past committee member of the Canterbury Ladies Kennel Association, the Southern Irish Setter Club, the Southern Golden Retriever Club and the Canterbury and Regions German Short Haired Pointer Club. A past Secretary and Committee member of the Canterbury Toy Dog Club, and currently a committee member of the English Setter Club. Elizabeth is also Patroness and a Life Member of the Canterbury Kennel Association. Elizabeth started judging in 1975 and holds a license for the Sporting Group, she has also received dispensation to judge the Italian Greyhound Club Championship show in Sydney, Australia. She has been fortunate not only to judge all over New Zealand but extensively throughout Australia, as well as China, the Philippines, New Caledonia, Singapore, Ireland and the U.S.A. Retired from IBM New Zealand she keeps active in the local arts council.