Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Philip Chennai,


  • FCI:

    All Breeds

Philip John grew up with German Shepherds. In 1977 he became an All Breeds judge on the KCI panel. Today at 62 he has over 29 years of judging experience both nationally and at international shows. He has judged all breeds at international level from 1981. Thereafter, he has judged several shows in New Zealand, and Australia where he judged Sydney Royal in 1995 and 2003. He has also judged the Brisbane, Canberra and Hobart Royal (2). He has also been a regular visitor to South Africa and has judged in Brazil. Among the Asian countries he has judged in Japan, Philippines, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and of course India. He has judged regularly in Sweden and Norway. He has judged in Denmark and Finland. Philip has also judged at prestigious shows in Hungary and Italy, as well as, the Euro Dog Show in Bratislava (Slovakia). He has officiated as judge at in GSD, Sight Hound, Dachshund, Doberman, Boxer, Rottweiler, Great Dane, Dalmatian and Tibetan breed specialties. Philip was involved with several breeds. He bred Doberman, Lhasa Apso, Beagle, Dachshund (STD Smooth), Miniature Pinscher and GSD. He has kept and shown Greyhound, Whippet, Afghan Hound, Saluki, Dachshund (Long) and Caravan Hound (Indian Sight Hound). Philip John serves on the Kennel Club of India's governing council and now lives in Chennai.