Judge Information
Judge Name: Vicki Abbot
Location: Texas, USA
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Types of Shows: Conformation
Type of Breeds
Vicki L. Abbott, of Fairview, Texas, has been involved in the sport of purebred dogs as a breeder, handler, and judge for more than 40 years. She has bred Maltese, Pekingese and Shiba Inu.

Vicki has handled some top-winning dogs, including the top Maltese Dog of all time and the Westminster Toy Group winner for 1992 – Ch. Sand Island Small Kraft Lite, “Henry”. She has bred and shown her own Scylla Maltese Best in Show winners, as well as handling top dogs for other breeders. A few highlights of her career include: five different Maltese breed winners at Westminster, a Westminster Toy Group Winner, four National Specialty winners, and over 450 Group Firsts and over 135 Best in Shows with a range of different Maltese.

Vicki is an American Kennel Club judge of many breeds and multiple groups including Best in Show. She has judged several times at the American Kennel Club National Championship, and she has judged many national specialties of different breeds. She judges extensively in the United States and internationally.

Vicki has been seen on television judging Best in Show at the Portland Rose City Classic on Animal Planet and Best in Show at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia National Dog Show on NBC. She has authored books on dog breeds, is a speaker at many events, and continues to write articles for national canine publications.
Future Assignments
Past Assignments


Shiba Inu Canada [National]
on Sunday, August 04, 2019 (Event Details)
on Sunday, August 04, 2019

Southern Alberta Toy Dog Fanciers
on Saturday, August 03, 2019 (Event Details)
on Saturday, August 03, 2019

Alberta Kennel Club
on Friday, August 02, 2019 (Event Details)
on Sunday, August 04, 2019

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