OO HOCK, Mr Tan
Mr. Tan Oo Hock is a Malaysian and born in 1954. He is a businessman by profession. He came from a family of dog lovers and has been associated with dogs since his childhood days. He has shown and bred German Shepherd Dogs, Dobermanns, Boxers, Pugs, Dachshund (SS), Rottweilers, Miniature Pincher and Poodles (toy & miniature). He specializes in German Shepherd Dogs and Pugs and has been into these breeds for not less than 26 years. He was first licensed to judge in 1983, and to do all-breeds in 1996. He has judged in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, South Korea, South Africa, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. He has the great honor of being the first Asian judge to have adjudicated a German Shepherd Dogs specialty show in the German-way and to award excellent in the show held in Sydney, Australia in 1995. He was re-invited to judge GSD's in Sydney in 2000 and in Brisbane in 2001. He has also judged specialty shows for Pomeranians, Dobermanns, Boxers, Rottweilers, Golden Retrievers and Miniature Pinschers. For the year 2004, he had judged in Shanghai , South Korea, Australia, Japan, Philippines (twice), Thailand, Shenzhen (China), Indonesia and India. He has served in various sub-committee in the MKA for more than 20 years. Also served as the president and Vice-president of the MKA Central Committee. He has also served as Director of the Asian Kennel Union (AKU) for many years and was elected as a standing executive committee member of the AKU in 2002.