All Breeds International Judge
My success in Poodles is expressed in breeding over 50 Show Champions.
Cathy currently exhibits her Toy Poodles with continuing success.
Cathy has forged a successful showing partnership with Dochlaggie Pomeranian Kennels, taking this breed to ‘In Show’ success.
Cathy has had a strong involvement with the Toy Group for over 20 years, in partnership with the ‘Balkana’ prefix, breeding and showing Australian Silky Terriers, Miniature Pinschers and Australian Cattle Dogs. Cathy has achieved many Champions and Major Show Awards.
In 1993 Cathy gained her All Breeds Championship Licence. Since then, she has completed Best In Show appointments at all major city shows throughout Australia and New Zealand. Other judging appointments have taken her to Sweden, United States of America, Malaysia, Indonesia ,Thailand.Phillipines and Japan.
Cathy has been actively involved at a management level with the Victorian Canine Association Judges Training Committee. She has been a Toy and Non Sporting Group Co-ordinator and an accredited All Breeds Trainees Examiner
Cathy is a Professional Dog Groomer, with her own business. She has groomed and presented most breeds for show competition.
Cathy is excited about her new show venture into the Terrier Groups, with a young male Fox Terrier Smooth.
As a passionate Pure Breeds dog person, Cathy is always seeking to expand her knowledge and expertise, travelling to the World Dog Show in Paris in 2011, to study various other breeds.