THE KC recently announced its judges for 2009: BIS will be chosen by Peter Green, who handled the 2005 Crufts BIS to her win.
Group judges are: Hound - Anne Macdonald; Gundog - Chris Bexon; Terrier - Harry O’Donoghue; Utility - Ernie Patterson; Working - Robin Searle; Pastoral - Brenda Banbury and Toy, Tom Mather.
Breed judges are:Afghan Hound D, Mrs L I M Busby; Afghan Hound B, Mr KD Sinclair; Basenji, Mrs F A Somerfield; Basset Fauve de Bretagne, Mrs V Phillips; Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand), Mr C Gillanders; Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit), Mrs D Courtney; Basset Hound, Mr M J Errey; Beagle, Miss S Kimber; Bloodhound, Mr G Johnston; Borzoi, Mrs E Whitehead; Dachshund (Longhaired), Mrs L Coxon; Dachshund (Miniature Longhaired) Miss M Norton; Dachshund (Smoothaired), Mr S A Lund; Dachshund (Miniature Smoothaired), Mr F Kane; Dachshund (Wirehaired), Miss L Patton; Dachshund (Miniature Wirehaired), Mrs C Molinari (Portugal); Deerhound, Miss K Barrett; Finnish Spitz, Mrs M D Montgomery; Foxhound, Mrs D Courtney; Greyhound Mrs J Banyard; Hamiltonstovare, Miss D Spavin; Ibizan Hound, Mrs R Harrison; Mrs I De Haan de Levie (Holland); Norwegian Elkhound, Mr B Nichols; Otterhound, Mrs B Cornet; Pharaoh Hound, Mrs B J Brooker; Rhodesian Ridgeback, Miss A T Elina Haapaniemi (Finland); Saluki, Mrs Z Thorn Andrews; Sloughi, Mrs F A Somerfield Whippet D, Mr CK Thornton; Whippet B, Mrs P Marston-Pollock
Bracco Italiano, TBA; Brittany, Mrs MB Reeves; English Setter D, D Howarth; English Setter B, Mr S Collier; German Shorthaired Pointer, Mrs V E Grant; German Wirehaired Pointer, Mrs P Hollings; German Longhaired Pointer, Mrs EP Hollings; Gordon Setter, Mrs D M Hammond; Hungarian Vizsla, Mrs L J Townsend, Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla, Mrs C Coode; Irish Red & White Setter, Mr B Greaves; Irish Setter D, Mrs V King; Irish Setter B, Mrs LC Dale; Italian Spinone, Mr C MacKay; Kooikerhondje, Mrs J Gill-Davies; Large Munsterlander, Mrs C McDonald; Pointer, C Davies; Retriever (Chesapeake Bay), TBA; Retriever (Curly Coated), Mrs CM Bett; Retriever (Flat Coated) D, R A Millbank; Retriever (Flat Coated) B , J M Irvine; Retriever (Golden) D, Mrs S M Almey; Retriever (Golden) B J H Richardson; Retriever (Labrador) D, Mrs P M Gill Retriever (Labrador) B, G Howells; Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling), Mrs M Edridge; Spaniel (American Cocker), A H Brace; Spaniel (Clumber), Mrs J Hubbard; Spaniel (Cocker) D, Mrs A Koskelo (Finland) Spaniel (Cocker ) B Mrs A Puumala (Finland); Spaniel (English Springer), Mrs J P Wood; Spaniel (Field) , Mr T Pascoe; Spaniel (Irish Water), Mrs K M Gorman; Spaniel (Sussex), M Armstrong; Spanish Water Dog, TBA; Spaniel (Welsh Springer), Mrs T J Short; Weimaraner R A F Ford
Airedale Terrier, Marquise A M Sommi Picenardi (Italy); Australian Terrier, Mrs Z Thorn Andrews; Bedlington Terrier, Mrs P Morton; Border Terrier, S P Dean; Bull Terrier, Mr T Hylands; Bull Terrier (Miniature), Mrs V Allenden; Cairn Terrier, Miss Y Catto; Cesky Terrier, Mr E Hulme; Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Miss M A Hamilton; Fox Terrier (Smooth), D Jacques; Fox Terrier (Wire), Mrs E Baldwin; Glen of Imaal Terrier, TBA; Irish Terrier, Mr P M Dorrian; Kerry Blue Terrier, G Corish; Lakeland Terrier G Flyckt-Pedersen, Manchester Terrier, M West; Norfolk Terrier, M S King; Norwich Terrier, Mr E Hulme; Parson Russell Terrier, Ms C Samways; Scottish Terrier, Mrs N Taylor; Sealyham Terrier, Mr K Holmes; Skye Terrier, Mrs JE Kendrick; Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, S Plane; Staffordshire Bull Terrier D, Mr A Broadstock, Staffordshire Bull Terrier B B Owen; Welsh Terrier, Miss A E Witmond; West Highland White Terrier, Mr R Platt
Akita, Mrs H M Burke; Boston Terrier, Mr T Burgess; Bulldog, R A Rowe; Canaan Dog, Miss M Persson (Sweden), Chow Chow, Mrs S Varley; Dalmatian, Mrs P Kindersley; French Bulldog, Miss M Persson (Sweden); German Spitz (Mittel); Mrs V A Dyer; German Spitz (Klein), Mrs M L Manning; Japanese Akita Inu, Miss M Persson (Sweden), Japanese Shiba Inu, R Mulligan; Japanese Spitz, Mrs C E Coxall; Keeshond, Mrs R Burgess; Lhasa Apso, Mr K Nathan; Miniature Schnauzer, Mrs S Martin; Poodle (Miniature), Mrs J M Heron; Poodle (Standard), Mrs AL Rawlinson; Poodle (Toy), Mrs S Penny Jones; Schipperke, Roy T Baker; Schnauzer, Mrs S J Hattrell; Shar Pei, Mrs G Jane Lilley; Shih Tzu, Mrs P A Brook; Tibetan Spaniel, E Hulme; Tibetan Terrier, M G Davies
Alaskan Malamute, S W Hall; Bernese Mountain Dog, Mr A Brace; Bouvier des Flandres, Mr O Staunskjaer (Denmark); Boxer D Mrs R Williams, Boxer B Mrs JA Townshend; Bullmastiff, A B Rostron; Canadian Eskimo Dog, Mr J Horswell; Dobermann D, Mrs A L Winterbourn, Dobermann B Mr J Mullan; Dogue de Bordeaux, Mrs M Van Brempt (Belgium); German Pinscher, T Johnston; Giant Schnauzer, Mrs A Arch; Great Dane, A E Pearce; Greenland Dog, Mr J Horswell; Hovawart, Mr M Quinney; Mastiff & Neapolitan Mastiff, Miss F Manfredi; Newfoundland, Miss V M Chadwick; Rottweiler D Mrs I Rattray, Rottweiler B R H Gregory; Russian Black Terrier, Mr T Huxley; St Bernard; Mr S Oates (Eire); Siberian Husky, Mrs D Gale; Tibetan Mastiff, Richard Gardiner
Anatolian Shepherd Dog, M Quinney; Australian Shepherd, Mrs S Cooke, Bearded Collie D, GJ Atkins; Bearded Collie B, Mrs SM O’Brien; Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael), Mrs J Biddlecombe; Belgian Shepherd Dog (Lakenois), Mrs J M Andrews; Belgian Shepherd (Malinois), Mrs J M Andrews; Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren), Mrs L E England; Border Collie D, Mrs S Clark; Border Collie B Mrs A L M Gillespie; Briard, J Webb; Collie (Rough) D, J Bispham Collie (Rough) B Mrs A R Hodgson; Collie (Smooth), Mrs V Geddes; Estrela Mountain Dog, Mr M Quinney; Finnish Lapphund, Mrs H Head; GSD (Alsatian), Mr T Stanbra; Hungarian Kuvasz, Mr M Quinney; Hungarian Puli, I H Crowther; Komondor, Mr OJ Staunskjaer (Denmark); Lancashire Heeler, Mr E Hulme; Maremma Sheepdog, TBA; Norwegian Buhund, E Hulme; Old English Sheepdog, Mrs F A Somerfield; Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Mrs A Arch; Pyrenean Mountain Dog, A Wight; Pyrenean Sheepdog, Mrs M Persson (Sweden); Samoyed, Mrs L Morgan; Shetland Sheepdog D, Mrs M Glover; Shetland Sheepdog B, R Jeff Thomas; Swedish Vallhund, Miss J Lanning; Welsh Corgi (Cardigan), K A Littlefair; Welsh Corgi (Pembroke), S Parsons
Affenpinscher, Miss L Tomlinson; Australian Silky Terrier, Mrs E Stannard, Bichon Frise, Mrs C Coxall; Bolognese, TBA; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel D B Townsend, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel B, E M J Tweddell; Chihuahua (Long Coat), Miss A Foote; Chihuahua (Smooth Coat), Mrs J Sparrow; Chinese Crested M Freeman; Coton De Tulear, Mrs E Stannard; English Toy Terrier, Mrs FA Somerfield; Griffon Bruxellois, N Swan; Havanese, Miss J Lanning; Italian Greyhound, Miss H Lister; Japanese Chin, Mrs J Wallhead; King Charles Spaniel, Mrs B Plews; Lowchen (Little Lion Dog), Mrs E Banks; Maltese, Mrs J Roberts; Miniature Pinscher, Mrs H A Smith; Papillon, Mr J Simpson; Pekingese, Mrs B Taylor; Pomeranian, Mr A Brace; Pug, Mrs R Sporre-Willes (Sweden), Yorkshire Terrier, Mr G Davies