BACICH, Mrs Ros New South Wales,
ANKC:Hound, Working, Utility, Non-Sporting
Ros started showing dogs in 1957. She has shown and bred Smooth Dachshunds. Acquired her first Afghan in 1973 and has bred over 60 Champions, many of whom are BIS and several BISS winners. Her kennel name, Aviva, has also bred Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers and had the first BIS winner in Australia. She co-owns Dobermanns with J & P Williams and part-time handles these Dobermanns. She has judged at prestigious All-breed shows in all states of Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, having judged specialties for Afghan Hounds, Dachshunds, Boxers, Keeshond, Irish Wolfhound and GSDs. She has been the Hound group coordinator for the Judges Training Scheme, conducted by the NSW Canine Council, responsible for training of trainee judges for the Hound group for 4 years. Lectures extensively on her own breed, Afghans, Dachshunds, GSD's, Briards, Hamiltonstovare, Harrier and Blue Tick Coonhounds. A speaker at the World Congress for Afghan Hounds in San Diego, California in 1995. The Aviva kennel is actively breeding and showing in the USA, New Zealand, Sweden, Norway and Finland with great success.