Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Hisayoshi




Hisayoshi Kadowaki ("Cesar" to his friends), is a Japan Kennel Club licensed All Breed Judge and has been involved in the dog fancy from early childhood. Following in his father's footsteps, he actively participated in Japan Kennel Club sponsored events from 1967 when he was only an elementary school child. From showing, he quickly progressed into breeding and finally to judging. He is qualified as an FCI All Breed judge and currently judges both in Japan and Internationally while breeding world recognized Chihuahuas under the Bramver's Kennel name. Cesar has shown and bred many breeds, focusing mostly on the toy group. Among the breeds that he has been involved with are Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, Yorkshire Terriers, Shiba Inu, Akita, West Highland White Terriers and Dachshunds. In 1987, he formed the Makoto Kennel in England with an English partner to introduce quality Shiba Inu to the UK. This kennel was instrumental in establishing and maintaining the quality of the Shiba Inu breed in Europe. A force in the Chihuahua breed ring both inside Japan and around the world from 1980, his dogs have competed and won major shows in Japan, the USA and Europe. Dogs that he owns or bred have garnered Junior Winner, Best of Breed, and placed in Group at the prestigious FCI World Dog Show and Winner's Dog and Best in Show at the American Chihuahua Club National Specialty Show. Mr. Kadowaki was honored at the JKC 50th anniversary celebration as the top Chihuahua breeder in the country and he also received Top Chihuahua Breeder of the Year in 2007 and 2008. Mr. Kadowaki began his judging career as a breed judge with the JKC. In 1991 he became qualified as an All-Breed judge with both the JKC and the FCI. He frequently judges at FCI Japan Dog Shows for group and breed. He has judged at the FCI Asian International Dog Show three times. He is very active at JKC sponsored dog shows all over Japan, judging in local, district and Specialty Shows and has extensive experience judging breed, group and Best in Show. Internationally, Mr. Kadowaki has fulfilled assignments in Italy, Belgium, Holland, Finland, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Mexico, Australia, China and Taiwan.