MARTORELLA, Ms Marjotie New Jersey,
AKC:Sporting, Hound, Working
Marjorie Martorella is a retired New York City junior high-school Spanish teacher. She has been actively involved in the sport of dogs since 1966 when she purchased an Irish Setter. She soon after became involved in obedience training and in 1967 entered her first show at the Kenilworth Kennel Club of Connecticut. Her principal breed was Pointers until 1992 when she also started breeding English Cockers. She has produced over 125 Pointer champions and 10 English Cocker Spaniel champions. She capped her run as the nation's top Pointer breeder in 1986, when Ch. Marjetta's National Acclaim went Best in Show at Westminster. In 1981, Ms. Martorella was approved to judge Pointers, German Shorthaired Pointers, German Wirehaired Pointers, and Vizslas. She now judges all sporting and hound breeds, the Working Group, Bichon Frises, Dalmatians, and French Bulldogs. Her judging assignments have taken her all over the U.S. as well as many foreign countries including Canada, Ireland, England, Spain, Finland, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Australia. In 2005 she made her debut as an AKCEukanuba National Championship judge. Career highlights include judging Pointers at the AKC Centennial Show, Best in Show at Louisville and the Atlanta Kennel Club, as well as numerous national breed shows. She serves as president and show chairman of the New Brunswick Kennel Club and is member of the English Cocker Spaniel Club of America. She is founding member and past president of the Pointer Club of Central New Jersey, and has served as president of the American Pointer Club.