|Judge Name:||Ainslie Mills|
|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
|Kennel Name:||Oriana Perm. Reg.|
|Types of Shows:||Conformation|
|Type of Breeds||Golden Retriever|
|CDJA Website Biography||http://www.dogjudge.com/index.php/site/member_bio/ainsliemills/|
|Oriana (CKC Perm. Reg.) Golden Retrievers since 1974. Ainslie has participated in conformation, rally and obedience with some interest in working certificate/junior hunter training and tracking. Ainslie and her husband Barrie have bred or co-bred 26 litters which produced over 60 Champions and/or Obedience Trial Champions, Group and High in Trial winners, as well as junior hunters, tracking dogs, guide dogs for the blind, therapy dogs, search and rescue dogs and avalanche rescue dogs. In 1993, Robbie, a black Labrador entered their lives, enriching it for over 14 years, educating them in the ways of Labradors and endearing them to this wonderful breed.
Ainslie is a Life Member of the Canadian Kennel Club, Golden Retriever Club of Canada, the Golden Retriever Club of BC and the Golden Retriever Club of America and is also a member of the Golden Retriever Club (UK). She has held numerous offices with both the national and local Golden clubs, including GRCBC newsletter editor and, for 11 years, coordinator of the GRCBC Rescue and Adult Placement Service. She is presently Chair of the Breed Standard/Judges Education Committee for the GRCC and Chair of the Judges’ Education Committee for the Golden Retriever Club of America.
For eight years in the 1990’s, Ainslie hosted and produced “All About Pets”, a monthly, live, one-hour program for Rogers Community TV, sponsored by the Western Federation of Individuals and Dog Organizations (FIDO). She is a former Board Member and volunteer with the B.C. Branch of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and is a founder of the “Sporting Dog Spectacular” weekend in British Columbia.
Ainslie applied to judge conformation in 1991 and is now a CKC approved all-breed judge. She has had the privilege of judging throughout Canada and the United States as well as Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia. Ainslie has judged a number of Sporting and Herding specialties, including ASCA (Australian Shepherd Club of America) specialty shows, and sighthound show and go events, which combine coursing and conformation. She was very honoured to judge at the Golden Retriever Club of Canada National Specialty in 1998 and 2002. In 2004, she judged a record entry of 432 Goldens at the Australian Golden Retriever National Specialty and assessed over 300 bitches at the Golden Retriever Club of American National Specialty in California. She judged the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club of Canada National Specialty in 2009 and the Golden Retriever Club of Indonesia National in 2012.
Ainslie attended the AKC Judges’ Institute in 1992 and regularly attends Judges’ Education programs. She is an approved tutor and presenter for the Golden Retriever Club of America and has presented Golden Retriever seminars in Canada, the USA, Australia, Indonesia and Japan.
|Dog Name||GCh Jonaire's A Wee Bit O'Blarney|
|Handler||Terry Arnal & Betty Bowes|
|Breed||Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier|
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