Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Denis



  • FCI:

    Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs), Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid Breeds - Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs, Terriers, Spitz and Primitive types, Scenthounds and Related Breeds, Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs, Companion and Toy Dogs

Denis Kuzelj entered in kynology in 1984, 25 years ago. His career started with exhibiting and breeding Old English Sheepdogs under prefix Apsala and his B.I.S. dogs won many National and International titles. Since 1989 he was organizer and Chairman of more than 50 International and National all breed shows in Slovenia and he earned the reputation of the remarkable progress of dog shows in Slovenia and also the fact that Slovenia will be the first time organizer of European FCI dog show in 2010. For its work he has been awarded by Hungarian, Slovakian and Bulgarian Kennel Clubs. For many years Denis has been treasurer of Slovenian Kennel Club, member of board and President of Slovenian Kennel from 2004 to 2008. Since 2009 is he is an active FCI International judge of Bulgarian Kennel Club - BRKF and organizer of many dog shows in different European countries. He is also an official FCI supervisor and delegate at European Dog Show in Leuweerden in Nederland 2012, and European Dog Show in Bucharest in Romania 2013. Mr. Kuzelj has been invited and judged in all FCI European countries, Northern and Southern America, Australia, Africa and Asia, as well as taking part in several FCI European and World dog shows. He is qualified to judge all breeds from FCI Group 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 9. During his career he judged many speciality shows in Collies, Bearded Collies, Old English Sheepdogs, different Toy breeds and Poodles, as well as Nordic breeds and Retrievers and Spaniels. His actual breeds today are Papillon and German Shepherd.