Judges

Specialty Judge

Sr Luis Pinto Teixeira
Lisbon, Portugal

Mr. Teixeira is a Civil Engineer, he has owned and exhibited German Shepherd Dogs (breeder), Boxers, Dachshunds, Pekingese, Irish Setters, Cocker Spaniels, Golden Retrievers (breeder), and Beagles. He has been an all-rounder recognized by the Portuguese Kennel Club and the FCI since 1985. Mr. Teixeira has judged over 600 shows world-wide including the World Show many times. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

 

Sweepstakes, Veteran Sweepstakes and Junior Handling

Ms. Janis Watts
Camp Verde, Arizona

As one of the PWD pioneers in the western United States, Janis has been active in the show ring and performance events with her Portuguese Water Dogs since 1984. Breeding under the kennel name, Legado Portuguese Water Dogs, in addition to multiple Championship titles from the Bred By Exhibitor class, she has titled her dogs in Agility, Rally, Obedience and Water events. As a licensed AKC judge, Janis has judged multiple regional PWD specialties in the States.