KNOLL, Mrs Ana Beatriz São Paulo,
Ana became interested in dogs in 1980 when she owned an English Cocker. She visited her first show in August 1980 and in October the same year she was showing her first dog in the ring, an Afghan Hound belonging to a friend. Her husband, Mario began his Lhasa breeding about the same year and at the same time were very involved in Dobermanns as well. Today they continue to breed both Lhasas and Afghans and have made up several champions in Brazil and abroad. Their kennel name, Excalibur Quest, was involved with Pugs from 1996 till 2003 and are also now involved with Pomeranians. They imported a Lhasa from Finland who became No 1 in Brazil as well as a Pomeranian imported from Canada. Ana has been judging as an all rounder since 1995 and her husband Mario since 1998 at several all breed and specialty shows. They have judged in almost all countries of South America, Australia, Canada, Finland, Portugal, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Croacia, Luxemburg, South Africa and Mexico.
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