|I was born and raised in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. My wife Vicki
and I were encouraged to enter the dog fraternity in 1982 after
purchasing our first Dobermann. With our daughter Denise, we
currently own, breed and exhibit Dobermanns under the Salieri prefix
and Shetland Sheepdogs under the Inneslake
Prefix and have previously owned and exhibited Bullmastiffs and a
I am licensed to judge the Terriers, Gundog, Hound, Herding, Utility and
Non Sporting groups at Championship level and am licenced to judge
Toys at Open Show level. I also am currently the Utility Group assistant
co-ordinator for the Judges training scheme for Dogs Queensland.
I have had the honour to judge at the 2011 Dobermann Club of
Western Australia Specialty, 2012 the South Island Dobermann Club of
New Zealand specialty, 2015 The Dobermann Club of Victoria and
Dobermann Feature Specialty Show at the Waimakariri Kennel
Association in New Zealand in 2016.
Vicki and I have attended many Dobermann Pinscher Club of America
National Specialty shows from 2004 and till present, only missing the
2005 National. We have also attended several American Bullmastiff
Association National Specialty shows, missing only those Nationals that
are held at the same time as the DPCA Nationals.