Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Guy Ontario,



    Grand Gables

Guy was born in old colonial Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, into a family owned by Dachshunds. Guy also has a love for all animals and was an avid horseman. The Grand Gables Kennel was registered in 1972, when Guy acquired his first Shetland Sheepdog, hence his involvement in both Shelties and Dachshunds. Guy has since qualified as an All-breed International FCI KUSA judge and Canadian All-breed Judge, having had the privilege to judge at Championship Show level in Great Britain, America, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Finland, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Kenya, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. Guy is interested in and has been involved in many breeds over the years and owned or bred in excess of 200 Champions on 4 Continents, including Shetland Sheepdogs, Dachshunds, American Cocker Spaniels, German Shepherd Dogs, Whippets, Chihuahuas, a Boston Terrier and a Smooth Fox Terrier. With his main love being the Sheltie, Guy was Chairman of The Shetland Sheepdog Club of South Africa for 10 years, Vice Chairman of South African Dachshund Club and sat on the Judges Council of Kennel Union of South Africa prior to emigrating in December 1998 to Canada. Together with life partner Mark McMillan , they are proud of their contribution and part they have played in dogdom worldwide.