Began exhibiting in 1980 and judging at championship level in 1984.
Saluki: Breeders of 15 different Group Winners & also BIS Winner’s at Championship level. The first Saluki to win Dog of the Year (all breeds) was bred by us. The second one was out of a bitch we bred. The third one won Reserve Dog of the Year 2003! The first Saluki to become KUSA National Hound was bred by us. The second one, which went on to become KUSA National Dog (all breeds) 1998, was sired by a dog and out of a bitch both bred by us, and the third one was also our breeding and this was also National Dog All Breeds (2011). Owner of the Saluki that won The Golden Paws Competition 2001, the first one to do so & breeders of the Saluki that won the WODAC BIS 2003 (Best SA Bred) as well as BIS Best of the Best and which also ended the year as #1 dog All Breeds in the country. RBIS Northern Areas Top Dog 2010. BIS Sporting Dogs Hound of the Year 2011 (Gauteng).
Have also owned and successfully shown Whippets, a Lhasa Apso, a Mini Smooth and Mini Long Dachshunds.
I am a very active judge in my own country and still successfully exhibit and am pleased to say that dogs bred by Roaringwater and owned by others are doing remarkably well up to date.
Dr. Tamas Jakkel, of Budapest, Hungary, is a member of the FCI General Committee. He has bred English Cocker Spaniels, and smooth, standard, and miniature Dachshunds, since 1972. These include more than 150 international champions and some dozens of World and European winners.
Dr. Jakkel has been president of the Hungarian Spaniel Association for 20 years and president of the Hungarian Kennel Club judges’ board for 10 years. He is past vice president of the FCI Judges’ Commission and past vice president of the FCI European Section. A judge since 1985, Dr. Jakkel is an FCI all-rounder. He has judged in over 50 countries and on five Continents. His assignments have included the biggest FCI events, and several championship shows in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. "I have participated in quite a few shows in Australia," "enjoying the great hospitality and the usual very high quality of the dogs
Kennel Name - Terr-Leon’s (former)
I have had dogs for about 50 years, originally German Shepherds. I have been active in Toboggan racing, obedience and avalanche/rescue dog training. I started breeding Leonberger in 1980 and Norwich terrier under the prefix: “Terr-Leon’s”. I have been into dog organizations, first in the Norwegian Rescue Dog Association. I was active founding the Norwegian Leonberger Club and was their first chairman and am honorary member of the club. I am presently vice president of the International Leonberger. Since 1999 and 10 years onwards I was vice president of the Norwegian Kennel Club and have chaired the Norwegian Kennel Club Organizing Committee.
Breed involvement - Leonberger and Norwich Terrier
I got my first Chow in 1963, showed my first Chow in 1966, bred my first litter in 1972, and finally in 1982, I was passed by the Norwegian Kennel Club to judge Chows at Championship show level. Today I am passed to award certificates in approx. 85 breeds – with more to come. International FCI Judge since 1982, well known Breeder Exhibitor of Chow Chow, Bichon Frise, Tibetan Spaniel, Japanese Chin and Shih Tzu. Fluent in German, Danish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
FCI: Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid Breeds - Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs, Terriers, Spitz and Primitive types, Scenthounds and Related Breeds, Companion and Toy Dogs
Mona was authorized by NKK (Norw. Kennel Club) to judge her first breed, Chow Chows in 1982. Since then she has been awarding tickets in the following countries: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, U.S.A., Russia, Finland, Germany, Holland, Belgium and Great Britain.
My name is Tuire Okkola and I have been breeding Staffordshire Bull Terriers and Smooth Fox Terriers under the prefix RENNAM since 2007. During 1979-2006 I bred Staffords with my mother Terttu Manner under Jaramillos prefix and my brother Jouni Manner bred Smooth Fox Terriers during 1990-2006 under my current prefix Rennam.
I have been Secretary of the Finnish Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club in 1987-1991, Chairman in 1988-1995 and 1998-2015. I was awarded the Golden Medal of the Finnish Kennel Club in 2004 for my activeness in various positions of several Breed Clubs.
Our family’s first dog, a red Stafford bitch Trelawney of Tottington, was imported from Britain in 1965. “Titi” can be found in the pedigrees of all the SBTs I have bred to date, earliest in the 15th generation in my current breeding. My first Rennam litter was born on the exactly same date 31st July 2007, that the first Jaramillos litter was born 50 years ago on 31st July 1967. In 2007 the 50th Jaramillos SBT was awarded International Championship (C.I.B). Among Jaramillos Staffords there are numerous Breed Specialty Show, European and World Winners. Jaramillos has been awarded for high merits in Stafford Bull Terrier breeding with the Breeder’s Plaque of the Finnish Terrier Club in 1997, the Vuolasvirta Breeder’s Plaque of the Finnish Kennel Club and the Finnish Dog Breeder s’ Club’s Golden Plaque in 2002.
The first Smooth Fox Terrier my brother Jouni had in 1984 was Nord CH & FI Working Ch, Fox Terrier of the Year 1986 Sapelars Fairy, whose daughter C.I.B & Nord CH & FI Working Ch FIW-08 Sapelars Zot-Zot was my first Fox Terrier. Zot-Zot's third litter, born 4th Nov 1990, was the first Rennam litter. The sire was C.I.B&PR&EE&SE&DK CH, FI Working Ch, EuW-91 FIW-92 EEW-93 Maryland Pepe Tanny co-owned with Annukka Paloheimo. He was born from Australian parents and imported from Singapore. Both Zot-Zot’s and Taneli’s names appear in my current Fox Terrier litters’ pedigrees.
Kennel Name: Brighton
Showing/Breeding Since: 1961
Breeds Bred: Shih Tzu, English Setter, Irish Setter, Gordon Setter, Pug
Breeds Owned & Exhibited: Shih Tzu, English Setter, Irish Setter, Gordon Setter, Pug, Poodle (Standard)
Hiroshi Kamisato, of Kanagawa, Japan, began breeding Cocker Spaniels as an 18-year-old veterinary student in 1962. He bred and exhibited several champions, including the BIS winner at the FCI Asian Section Show, and achieved Japan Kennel Club champion titles with Cockers bred in seven different colours. He went on to breed and show Great Danes, Scottish Terriers, Maltese, and Italian Greyhounds, and is now breeding Japanese Chin. He was recipient of the1986 Japan Kennel Club Top Breeder award and was honoured with the award a second time in 1999, at celebrations marking the JKC's 50th anniversary. Mr. Kamisato is an FCI and JKC all-breed judge.
Career highlights include FCI International Dog Shows throughout Japan, four FCI World Shows, three Royal Melbourne shows, and major assignments in 26 countries. He served as JKC secretary-general and executive director for 19 years.
He was an executive committee member of FCIs Asian section and helped arrange for the Thai Ridgeback Dog, Korean Zindo Dog, and Taiwan Dog to achieve official FCI recognition. He says, "Being able to assist in the training of younger generations of judges for both the JKC and the Asian Kennel Union was a great honour and one of the most memorable moments of my lifetime." Mr. Kamisatos plans for the future include more overseas judging, writing books about breeding and Asian breeds, and continuing his Japanese Chin breeding program.
In 1972 she became interested in the world of dog shows through the Setter breeds: Irish, English and Gordon Setters. She co-founded, with her sister Marlene, Moroco Kennels. Being recognized worldwide for their breeding in Gordon Setters. She has also owned various breeds such as Boxer, Siberian Husky, English Springer Spaniel, Pointer, Pomeranian, Shi Tzu, Samoyed, German Shepherd, Afghan Hound and French Bulldogs.
Her Gordon Setters have been Best in Shows in various countries and in Gordon Setter Specialties in the USA. In Puerto Rico her dogs have been All Breeds Dog of the Year. Ms Mortera also has been awarded Breeder of the Year in several occasions. Ms Mortera has FCPR license to judge all breeds under FCI rules. She has been a member of The Gordon Setter Club of America, English Setter Association of America, Magnolia Gordon Setter Club, Caribe Kennel Club, Puerto Rico Boxer Club, German Shepherd Club of Puerto Rico, and Federacion Canofila de Puerto Rico, of which she has been on the Board of Directors for more than two decades.
She has judged in multiple all breeds and specialties dog shows in the USA, Puerto Rico, Panama, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Canada, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Honduras, El Salvador, Australia, the FCI World Show in 1997 and SICALAM 2013.