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AKC National Owner Handled Series Finals Judging Panel Released

New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panel for the inaugural AKC National Owner Handled Series Finals to be held in Orlando, Fla. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

“Owner-handlers are the core of the conformation dog sport, comprising 80% of all show entries,” said Alan Slay, AKC Director of Event Programs. “We’re excited to offer this Series Final, adjudicated by many judges that have been owner-handlers themselves, to put the spotlight on all of our owner-handlers and celebrate the time and dedication they put into their dogs.”

Heading the panel as Best in Show judge for the AKC National Owner Handled Series Finals is Mrs. Sheila DiNardo of West Hartford, Connecticut.

Judges for each of the seven variety groups and all breeds within the group are:

SPORTING – Mr. Roger R. Hartinger – Cincinnati, OH
HOUND – Mr. Eugene Blake – Tulsa, OK
WORKING – Mrs. Roberta C. Davies – Brimfield, MA
TERRIER – Mrs. Cindy Vogels – Greenwood Village, CO
TOY – Mr. Dennis McCoy – Apex, NC
NON-SPORTING – Mr. Desmond J. Murphy – Monroe, NY
HERDING – Mrs. Leah R. James – Havana, FL

The premium list for the AKC National Owner Handled Series Finals will be available in September and an e-mail will be sent to all qualifying participants with full details about the event and how to enter.

Dogs ranked in the top ten (plus ties) of their breed at the end of the 2012 or 2013 qualifying periods are invited to compete in this Series Final. Rankings are compiled based on the AKC Owner Handled Series Point Schedule for Best of Breed, Group, and Best in Show placements. Rankings are available on the AKC website.

The American Kennel Club, founded in 1884, is a not-for-profit organization which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 20,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Companion Animal Recovery and the AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org.

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