Philip John


I am approved to judge All Breeds, Groups and BIS at any show affiliated with the Kennel Club of India, the Fédération Cynologique Internationale and the American Kennel Club (AKC Judge #99891). I started judging internationally in 1982. Was on the panel of the World Dog Show 2010 in Denmark and the World Dog Show 2014 in Helsinki as well as the World Dog Show 2017 in Leipzig, Germany. In the last couple of years, I have been invited to judge a few shows in the USA. Have judged in Australia and New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and India, as well as UK, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Estonia, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Switzerland, Slovakia, Russia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, and the USA. I have officiated as a Specialist judge at Dachshund, Labrador, Golden Retriever, Weimaraner, Doberman, Boxer, Rottweiler, Great Dane, Dalmatian, Basenji, Afghan Hound, Saluki, Whippet, Pug, Samoyed, Shar-pei, Spaniel, and Tibetan breeds shows. I am currently the President of the Dachshund Specialty Club of India. Breeds associated with as a Breeder, and Exhibitor: Doberman, Greyhound, Whippet, Dachshund, Beagle, GSD, and Lhasa Apso. I was a Tea Taster and Auctioneer for about 40 years and then moved to run a website design company. I was also the Chairman of a school board in India. This school was established by the British in 1958! My wife and I live in Santa Clara, California and a part of the time in Kochi, South India.