HÜBENTHAL, Mr Rodi
His involvement in dogs started with showing, trailing and breeding Dobermann's, German Pinschers, Giant Schnauzers, Briards and Whippets. During this time he imported dogs from England, Germany, America and Israel. Rodi was the founder and Chairman of the Norwegian Pinscher Club and the Norwegian Briard Club and has held positions on many Breed Club Committees including Chairman of the Norwegian Dog Judges Association. During the last 30 years he has, together with his wife Wera, bred Dobermann, German Pinschers, Miniature Pinschers, Whippets and Briards. They have about 140 dogs of their breeding earning Championships with the prefix "Picador" around the world. Rodi received his first authorization as a judge in 1969; Doberman and Rottweiler - then all Sighthounds (FCI - Group 10) and since then he has taken education for more and more breeds until he became an FCI all breeds judge in 1992. He has judged all over Europe, Israel, America, Hawaii, South America, Barbados, Australia, South Africa, Japan, India, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. Recently he judged at Colare de Oro in Italy, Champion of Champions in Switzerland, Portugal, and Russia, the Junior Handlers Finals at Crufts, the World Shows in Copenhagen, Bern, Vienna, Helsinki and Milan and the European Winners Show in Copenhagen. Judged Sydney Royal 2005.