NORRIS, Mr Ron Tasmania,
Ron has been associated with dogs most of his life with his family breeding Pekingese, Japanese Chins, Chihuahuas, Papillons and Whippets. Under his kennel prefix "Kleindachs" he has bred many champion Miniature Smooth and Long Haired Dachshunds. Later with his wife Elizabeth, he has shown Whippets, GSD's and Kerry Blue Terriers. Much of his time has been spent working on Dog Club Committees. He founded, and was President of the Hound Dog Club of Western Australia and was a member of the Canine Governing Council. He has worked closely with the judges training Scheme and successfully introduced revolutionary ideas for training, aspiring Dog Judges. Amongst the shows he has judged were the Rhodesian Ridgeback National In Sydney, National Poodle Championship in Melbourne, Canberra Royal Show, Inaugural Champion of Champions in Tasmania, Alice Spring Royal Show and GSD Championship Shows. He has also judged Specialty Shows for Welsh Corgis, Dobermann's, Pekingese, Chihuahuas and Specialty Shows for Toys, Terriers and Gundogs. Having been an All Breeds Champion Show judge for over 35 years, Ron has judged in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Natal, Zimbabwe, USA, Thailand, Philippines, Norway, New Zealand, England, Netherlands, Gibraltar, India and all states of Australia.