Judge Information
Judge Name: John Wade
Location: Nevada, USA
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Types of Shows: Conformation
Type of Breeds
John Wade became active in purebred dogs in 1959 and has stayed continuously involved ever since.

Early on, he worked for an AKC Licensed All Breed Handler and two terrier breeding kennels, eventually becoming a Handler. He also enjoyed success as a breeder and exhibitor of all 3 coats of Dachshunds with numerous top winning Smooth Dachshunds either owned or bred by the Wade Family.

He further pursued his commitment to the sport and became a multiple-group and Best in Show judge. Employed on two occasions by the American Kennel Club as a member of their Executive Field Staff and Director of Judging Operations he has deep knowledge of the inner workings of the sport. He encourages open discussion between Breeders, Exhibitors and himself and remains approachable for any healthy conversation about the breed and for the history of the Dachshund in America to be passed onto future generations.
Future Assignments
Past Assignments


Tyee Kennel Club
on Thursday, May 05, 2022 (Event Details)


Tyee Kennel Club [Postponed]
on Thursday, May 07, 2020 (Event Details)

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