PODESTÁ, Sr Ramon Santiago,
Since 1963, primary breed has been German Shepherds. He has produced more than 50 GSD Champions and has owned and held the top German Shepherd dog for more than 15 years. In addition, he has been involved in breeding and exhibiting Afghan Hounds, Basset Hounds, Beagles, Whippets, Borzoi, Old English Sheepdogs, Collies, Doberman Pinschers, Great Danes, Rottweiler's, Schnauzers, Yorkshire Terriers, Standard Smooth Dachshunds, Chows, Irish Setters, Pointers, Dalmatians, Maltese, Pekingese, Japanese Chins, Poodles, (all varieties) and Shih Tzu. Ramon has owned and bred a record number of champions and top dogs in the country including Latin American International and World Champions. In total he has produced more than 250 champions including International and World Champions and many BIS winners. Been an All Breeds judge since 1978 and has judged in all Latin American countries Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Finland, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Portugal, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, England, including World Dog Shows in Argentina, Brazil, Austria and Portugal and Royal Shows in Australia and Asian International Shows. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the FCI and was President of the Kennel Club de Chile. Judged Sydney Royal 2005, and Melbourne Royal in 2008.