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Mr Gary Carleton

Panels

Open Show, Group 1, Group 3, Group 4, Group 6, Group 7, Show Ribbon Parade

About Me

I have been involved with dogs nearly all my life. My parents brought me my first dog, a Cocker Spaniel, as a gift when I was 12 years old. I worked in boarding kennels in Karori, Wellington as a youngster and helped to show various breeds of dogs for the owners. They included: Dalmatians, Golden Retrievers, Bassett Hounds, Griffon Bruxellois, Springer Spaniels, Standard Schnauzers just to name a few. I have owned and bred American Cocker Spaniels, Samoyeds & Akitas. I have had considerable success with these breeds including Best in Shows & winning Best in Show at the NZKC National Show.



My Club involvement goes back a very long way. I have been:
Secretary/Treasurer for the Cocker Spaniel Club (at the age of 18),

Secretary/Treasurer of the Gundog Society (being a foundation member of this Club).

Assistant Show Manager of the NZKC National Dog Show,

Committee member of The Wellington Management Committee,

Secretary of the Wellington Judges Committee and President of Horowhenua Kennel Association

President of The Samoyed Club for 8 years.
 




Currently I am Secretary for the Hutt Valley Kennel Centre, Life Member of The Samoyed Club Inc.  



My wife and I own and operate Boarding Kennels and have bred breed Minature Horses, raced & breed thoroughbred horses ,Charolais Cattle, Sheep, Samoyeds and Akitas. Before this lifestyle I was involved In the IT Business working for one of the largest Computer Companies in New Zealand, in a managerial position.



I started my judging career with the Gundog Group and then Utility, Non Sporting , Toys & Hounds. I am currently aspiring to the Working Dog Group.

Judging History

15.04.1990

Rodney Kennel Association

Championship

Gundogs

119



28.04.01

Greensborough & District Kennel Club Inc. (Australia)

Championship

Gundogs

257

11/09/04

Utility Dog Club of WA

Championship

Utility

203



12/09/04

Non Sporting Dog Club of WA

Championship

Non Sporting

149

Panels Aspiring To

Working and Terriers