Judge Information


Mrs. Arlene F. Benko
2447 Everest Pkwy.
Cape Coral, FL 33904
(239) 772-3788
CELL: (239) 464-1943
FAX: (239) 772-3788
Email: arlenebenko1@embarqmail.com

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MRS. ARLENE F. BENKO

Arlene F. Benko has been a Collie and Pomeranian breeder under the name Blossom Heights. She has bred and owned many Champions in the past 40 years, and most of her dogs were owner-handled. Arlene judged her first AKC show in 1970 and has judged many Pomeranian, Collie and Sheltie Specialties throughout the United States. She judges Best in Show, Great Danes, Akita, Samoyeds, Siberian Huskies, Manchester Terriers, Toy Group, Herding Group, Non-Sporting Group, and Jr. Show.

Arlene has been a member of the Collie Club of America for over 40 years, and was District Director of CCofA for the State of Florida for eight years, and Chairman of The All Florida Tournament for eight years. She has also been a member of the American Pomeranian Club of America for over 25 years. Since moving to Cape Coral, FL, she was the Education Coordinator for The Southwest Florida Judges Study Group for 4 1/2 years. Arlene is one of the founders of The Judges Study Group of the Palm Beaches and for five years had been their Education Coordinator, coordinating monthly seminars for member judges. She is also one of the founders and Past-President of the Toy Dog Club of the Palm Beaches, now known as the Toy Dog Club of South Florida. Arlene is also a member of the Toy Dog Club of Central FL, having judged their first point Show.


Breeds Approved by AKC to Judge:

BreedPast AssignmentsFuture Assignments
Best in Show Past Assignments Future Assignments
Akitas Past Assignments Future Assignments
Great Danes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Samoyeds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Siberian Huskies Past Assignments Future Assignments
Manchester Terriers
Manchester Terriers (Standard) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Toy Past Assignments Future Assignments
Affenpinschers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Brussels Griffons Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chihuahuas Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chihuahuas (Long Coat) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chihuahuas (Smooth Coat) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chinese Cresteds Past Assignments Future Assignments
English Toy Spaniels
English Toy Spaniels (Blenheim & Prince Charles) Past Assignments Future Assignments
English Toy Spaniels (King Charles & Ruby) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Havanese Past Assignments Future Assignments
Italian Greyhounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Japanese Chin Past Assignments Future Assignments
Maltese Past Assignments Future Assignments
Manchester Terriers (Toy) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Miniature Pinschers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Papillons Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pekingese Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pomeranians Past Assignments Future Assignments
Poodles (Toy) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pugs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Shih Tzu Past Assignments Future Assignments
Silky Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Toy Fox Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Yorkshire Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Non-Sporting Past Assignments Future Assignments
American Eskimo Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bichons Frises Past Assignments Future Assignments
Boston Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bulldogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chinese Shar-Pei Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chow Chows Past Assignments Future Assignments
Coton de Tulear Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dalmatians Past Assignments Future Assignments
Finnish Spitz Past Assignments Future Assignments
French Bulldogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Keeshonden Past Assignments Future Assignments
Lhasa Apsos Past Assignments Future Assignments
Lowchen Past Assignments Future Assignments
Norwegian Lundehunds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Poodles
Poodles (Miniature) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Poodles (Standard) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Schipperkes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Shiba Inu Past Assignments Future Assignments
Tibetan Spaniels Past Assignments Future Assignments
Tibetan Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Xoloitzcuintli Past Assignments Future Assignments
Herding Past Assignments Future Assignments
Australian Cattle Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Australian Shepherds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bearded Collies Past Assignments Future Assignments
Beaucerons Past Assignments Future Assignments
Belgian Malinois Past Assignments Future Assignments
Belgian Sheepdogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Belgian Tervuren Past Assignments Future Assignments
Border Collies Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bouviers des Flandres Past Assignments Future Assignments
Briards Past Assignments Future Assignments
Canaan Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cardigan Welsh Corgis Past Assignments Future Assignments
Collies
Collies (Rough) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Collies (Smooth) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Finnish Lapphunds Past Assignments Future Assignments
German Shepherd Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Icelandic Sheepdogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Norwegian Buhunds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Old English Sheepdogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pembroke Welsh Corgis Past Assignments Future Assignments
Polish Lowland Sheepdogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pulik Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pyrenean Shepherds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Shetland Sheepdogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Swedish Vallhunds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Welsh Corgis (Cardigan) OLD Past Assignments Future Assignments
Welsh Corgis (Pembroke) OLD Past Assignments Future Assignments
Miscellaneous Classes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Junior Showmanship Competition Past Assignments Future Assignments

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