MACHEN, Mr Peter Ontario,
Peter has bredhandledowned Afghan Hounds to American and Canadian championship plus BIS &or BISS in both USA & Canada, since 1974. Owned and showed Chinese Cresteds since 1992 for 15 years as well as Bouvier des Flandres, Bearded Collies & Smooth Fox Terriers. They have also had TOP Afghan hound and Top 10 HOUND GROUP in Canada on numerous occasions, and top 20 Breed Stats in USA. Afghan hounds sired by their dogs have attained American National Specialty BOS and American National Breed Club TOP PUPPY and Best in FUTURITY. (One of only TWO Canadian Kennels ever to achieve such honors in USA National Breed Club competition). Started judging in 1990 and BIS at first USA assignment in 1991, qualified for All Breeds in 2001. Judged in Canada, USA, Hong Kong, Ireland, Columbia, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa at All Breeds and Specialty Shows. Judged OZ Dog of the Year in Sydney 2000 and was a guest speaker at the Afghan Hound World Congress. Has presented Breed Seminars to judges study groups on both Afghans and Chinese Cresteds in USA & Canada.