I commenced in the sport of pure breed dog
exhibition with pugs
and I am probably best known for my success with this breed.
Recognised as one of the top breeder/exhibitors
of pugs in Australia, I have bred multiple Best in Show and
Specialty Best in Show winning dogs and bitches.
Obsidion pugs are currently being
campaigned in New Zealand, Japan, Norway and Italy with many having
attained their international titles with All Breeds and Speciality
Throughout my canine
career I have not only established a style of pug, but also a style
of handling to complement the handler/dog association in the show
arena. I have handled top winning dogs, including the multi BIS Ch
Afghan Tahkira What the Hell (exp India), the Standard Poodle, BIS
Aust. Grand Ch. Remkyn Analyze This and my home-bred
basenjis, Aust. Ch. Obsidion The Huntsman and Aust. Ch. Obsidion The
I am qualified
to judge Junior Handler Competitions at any level and have judged
these competitions both overseas and throughout Australia.
I commenced in the judges training scheme in 1992
and have received
qualifications to judge all toys, gundogs, hounds, working dogs,
utility dogs and non sporting
breeds at Championship show level. I have completed judging
assignments in South Africa, New Zealand, New South Wales,
Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.
manager of Education Services for the Department of Environment and
Heritage, I facilitate environmental learning opportunities for the
community. I have supported the endeavours of the South Australian
Canine Association Inc. in the promotion of pure breed dog
competition and responsible pet ownership as member of the SACA
Promotions and Education Committee.
delighted to be considered for a judging appointment with your club.