Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Annette




Annette Oliver is an international championship show judge who has bred and shown Italian Greyhounds with great success. She has also had Chihuahuas, and Pugs. Annette awards CC's in UK to most of the Toy breeds and judges the Toy Group, and has judged at Crufts twice. She is also involved with giving seminars on Show Management with the Chief Steward of Crufts at the Kennel Club as she is Chief Steward at the Birmingham Dog Show Society show - the National - next biggest in size to Crufts in the UK. Annette was Secretary of the Italian Greyhound Club from 1979 to 1990 and then President from 1991 to 2006 - now retired. Written four books on Italian Greyhounds and many articles and a book about the history of the Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd which was founded in 1859 and is the oldest dog Society still in existence. Judged in a number of overseas countries. Commentator at some KC events. Member of KC Judges Sub Committee and Breed Standards Committee representing Toys for about 15 years. Annette has also been given the prestigious opportunity to judge the Toy Group at Crufts in 2012.