Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr Mark Ontario,



    Grand Gables

Mark has been breeding Shetland Sheepdogs and Dachshunds for almost 20 years under the Grand Gables kennel name. He has judged in the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, Japan and South Africa. Originally South African, he is now a Canadian Citzen living near Toronto, Ontario Canada. Since moving to Canada they have the breed record for the top winning Miniature Smooth Dachshund for the most number of Best in Shows - currently the top Hound in Canada and amongst the top 10 all breeds. With life partner Guy Jeavons , they have won winners and awards of merit at the Dachshund Club of America, National Miniature Dachshund Show and the American Shetland Sheepdog Club. Their achievements in dogs since leaving South Africa have been beyond their dreams. South Africans can succeed abroad.