BENDIXEN, Ms Shaneen Queensland,
Shaneen commenced judging in 1971 and became a Championship All Breeds Judge in 1983. She has judged at all breed shows in all states of Australia, and at specialty shows, 'Royal' shows and special events such as "Contest of Champions". Judging appointments in the United States of America, Ireland, the Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Indonesia and New Zealand have all contributed to Shaneen's international judging experience. Shaneen's interest in breeding and showing dogs began with her father's Smooth Fox Terriers. For the past thirty-five years, she has exhibited and bred Pembroke Welsh Corgis. Awards won include a Best In Show at Brisbane Royal, finalists in Queensland's "Dog of the Year" contests, Reserve Best in Show at the Australian Corgi National, Runner-Up Puppy of the Year (all breeds) at the CCC (Qld) Dog of the Year contest and numerous Best in Shows at major all breed and specialty shows. She has also exhibited Labradors (for over 20 years), Scottish Terriers, and has owned, prepared and handled a Standard Poodle. Shaneen is involved with various committees including the Canine Control Council (Qld) Conformation Judges Sub-committee and assists with the training of new judges.