A kind invitation came from the Shar Pei Club of Greece to judge at their 1st Mega Shar Pei Speciality show. The club has been in existence since 2002. Under the guidance of their new committee and the particular brain child of Lila Leventaki they decided to hold the Mega Speciality.
Based on a combination of judging types, Mr Matgo Law from Hong Kong being the guest of honour and priority judge very rightly so his being the person who in the 1970’s attracted the attention of the world to the plight of the Shar Pei and to whom we all owe a great deal of gratitude, for without him this breed would be extinct. Viera Staviarksa bringing the European style of judging, with me representing the UK.
Best in Show Crufts 2016 was judged by Derek Smith. BIS was the WHWT Ch Berneze Jordie Girl owned by Marie and Ann Burns from Co Durham. Res BIS was the Whippet, Morris Waddell and Donaldsons Ch Nothing Compares To You At Crosscrop JW.