|Licenced: FCI All Breed
Bred: West Highland Terriers, Norfolk Terriers
Dr. Wilfried Peper, born 1943 in Dortmund, studied law, economics and social science; and he has a keen interest in genetics. Since 1976 he is breeding West Highland White Terriers, since 1988 Norfolk Terriers and, since 2010, Skye Terriers under the "PEPPERMINT" prefix.
More than 12 homebred FCI World Winners from subsequent generations are on his record, among them Ch. Peppermint Florence, the first Westie to win the Terrier Group at an FCI World Winner Show, and Ch. Peppermint Drum Major, the first Westie to win the title twice.
Out of the 4 Norfolk FCI World Winners, Ch. Peppermint Flying Cracker was the first and only Norfolk to win Best in Show at the prestigious KFT-CIub Winner Show.
In 2013 his Skye Terrier Bitch Ch. Peppermint Vive la Victoire got the FCI Junior World Winner title and the Junior BOB.
Dr. Peper is the Honorary President of the German Terrier Club.
(KFT von 1894) which is in charge of 29 Terrier breeds. From 1985 till 1990 he served as President of the German Kennel Club (VDH); in 2006 he was appointed Honorary Senator of the VDH.
Dr. Peper is the author of several books on Terrier breeds (West
Highland White, Cairn, Norfolk, Norwich, Airedale, American Staffordshire and Staffordshire Bull Terriers) and the co-author of Pareyl s Book of the Dog.
Since 1992 he is a specialist judge for Terrier breeds, since March 2002 an FCI All Breeds Judge (All-rounder), and, actually, a specialist judge for more than 60 FCl-breeds.
He has been judging in more than 24 European countries, in Asia, Australia, Canada, South America and in the USA.
Top appointments: FCI World Shows, European Winner Shows, FCI Asian Winner Show, Bundessieger Shows, Winner Amsterdam Shows, EURASIA