Judge Profile

Judge Name : Mr Nigel Wood (QLD)

My first introduction to pure breeds Dogs was when I was 14 years old and lived in Singapore, where I obtained a German Imported Dobermann, when I returned to Australia I continued with Dobermann’s and was involved with the Obedience, and titled three dogs to C.D and U.D.

I have been in the Show Scene since 1983, showing and Breeding Dobermann’s under the prefix SYIDE and along with my wife Lyn who has been involved showing and breeding Shetland Sheepdogs since 1961, under the prefix SHADTREE with many Best-In-Show and Titled dogs. We have owned, shown, and Bred Bearded Collies then moving onto the Non-Sporting Group 7 dogs owning, showing and bred Lhasa Apso, German and Japanese Spitz ,to their Grand Titles with over 20 Best-Best-In Shows, under the prefix SYIDE, we have exported to New Zealand, Singapore, UK, U.S.A, and Ireland. We are also owned by a Powder Puff and Hairless Crestie.

I have judged in every state in Australia, and New Zealand, I have judged the Doberman Specialty, Qld. Australian Cattle Dog and Kelpie Club Qld. Old English Club Qld, Belguim Shepherd Club, Qld, Poodle Club Qld, Asian & Spitz Breeds Club NSW. Shetland Sheepdog Club North Island New Zealand. And Open and Championship Shows Collie Club of Qld. And the Toy Dog Club of Qld
I have held the positions of President for the following Western Suburbs Kennel Club Qld for 3 years. Asian Breeds Club of Qld for 5 years, and at present I am Vice-President for Brisbane Valley Kennel Club for 2 years.

I was for 3 years Group 7 (Non-Sporting) co-ordinator and thoroughly enjoyed my time helping candidates and lecturing on these Breeds.

I started judging in 1993, I have had family time off for a few years, and have now attained ALL BREEDS Status.

My wife and I enjoy Showing and travel to Local, Country and Interstate Shows.

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