Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mr John A.C.T.,



  • ANKC:

    Terrier, Gundog, Hound

John hails from Canberra, the National Capital of Australia. He started showing and breeding Irish Setters in 1976, then got into his current breed, Basset Hounds, in 1988 under the prefix Earlingford Bassets. During this time he has imported Basset Hounds from the USA and Sweden, and accumulated over 80 Best In Show awards with his dogs. He also has an American Cocker Spaniel and has had Petite Basset Griffon Vendeens. John has judged in Texas, USA, New Zealand and throughout Australia. He's been involved with Canberra Kennel Clubs and is currently licensed to judge Gundogs, Hounds and Terriers. In the USA his AKC number is 64999 and he is approved to judge Hounds, Sporting, Terriers and Best in Show.