RODRIGUES, Mr Fernando Madeira Juiz Sao Domingos De Rana,
The first litter Fernando bred was Shar Pei in 1960, he started showing his dogs in 1965. He has bred and owned more than 150 CHAMPIONS (National, International, European and World). They are Group Winners, and Multi Best in Shows Winners. Included are Best Dog of the Year (All Breeds) and Second Breeder of All Breeds of the Year. The breeds he had were: Shar Pei, German Shepherd, Basset-Hound, Irish Setter, Lhasa Apso, Afghan Hound, Great Dane, Chow Chow, American Cocker, Akita Inu, Great Japanese Dog, Bull Mastiff, Whippet and Rottweiler. Currently he is the ownerhandler of Whippets, Akita Inu, Great Japanese Dog and Rottweiler's. He is a Foundation Member of the Portuguese Kennel Club and Voting Member, and was Director of the Portuguese Kennel Club and member of The Show Committee. At the moment he is President of the Judges Committee. Fernando started judging in 1975 and became an All Rounder in late 1999. His judging has taken him throughout Portugal, Acores, Spain, Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Israel, México, Brazil, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, Denmark, Ireland, Switzerland, and Australia. Fluent in English and Spanish.