MERCHANT, Mrs Marie H South Australia,
Marie is an International All Breeds Judge licensed by the Australian National Kennel Council for all groups and Best in Show. She has judged at Championship Shows in England, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Japan, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, New Zealand and coast to coast in Australia, including Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society "Royal Shows". Breeder of the internationally known Clanach English Springer Spaniels with in excess of sixty show Champions, she personally handled 50 BIS winners, and has exported to the United Kingdom, Denmark and New Zealand. These exports have had great success including Top Sire in the UK on two occasions, and sire of 17 Champions in the UK and Europe. In addition, she has owned and or titled several other breeds including Afghan Hounds, Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers and West Highland White Terriers. She is on the "A" list for Australian Cattle Dogs in the UK. Marie is Chairperson of the ANKC National Judges Training Scheme, Chair of the SACA Judges Training Panel, an ANKC National Breed Standards Review Committee member, a member of the ANKC Overseas Judges Approval Board and Chair of the National Breed Council's Liaison Committee.