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Vancouver Island Dog Judges Study Group

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Kim Hamel

Licensed for:  Sporting, Non-Sporting and Toy Groups.

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Judging since:  2005

I started in dogs in 1988 with a purebred English Springer Spaniel followed shortly after with a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This began a journey that has had many twists and turns. Along the way, my learning curve as a breeder and as an exhibitor was steep but very enjoyable and rewarding. I was fortunate to have placed in the Top Obedience totals as per DIC with my ESS and was in the top 5 for conformation with my cavaliers for a couple of years running. I still own the only Cavalier to have won our Canadian National Specialty on two separate occasions. Recently I added a saucy Norwich Terrier to my household who finished very quickly and now competes in Rally and obedience. I have owned and shown a variety of breeds over the years which have included Springers, Cavaliers , Yorkshire terriers, Chihuahuas, Beagles, Dachshunds, Kerry Blue terriers, Keeshond, Sheltie, German Shepherds, and Norwich terriers.

I started judging in 2005 with approval for Group 1. I am the past president of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club of Mid Western Canada, past president of Manitoba Sporting Dog Association, member of the CKCSCC, CKCSC of BC. I was on the CKC board of directors for Manitoba for one term. Was secretary of the Red River Terrier Club in Manitoba and current member of CDJA and VIDJSG

Contact info:

Kim Hamel
# 2 -5767 Wilson Ave
Duncan, BC  V9L 4S4