Judge Information


Mr. Andrew H. Brace
30 Cefn Rd., Blackwood
Gwent
Wales, Uk, NP12 1QA
(441) 495-2248
CELL: 447785504106
Email: andrewhbrace@aol.com

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ANDREW BRACE's first pedigree dog was the Boxer he owned at the age of eleven.

After modest success with Boxers, he turned his attentions to the Toy breeds, notably Pekingese in which breed he finished his first Champion.

Subsequently his TRAGBAND affix became more associated with Beagles and Afghan Hounds, his Beagle bitch CH. TOO DARN HOT FOR TRAGBAND holding the all-time record for CCs won in the breed.

Andrew first awarded Challenge Certificates in Pekingese in 1977, judged his first Toy Group at Championship level in 1981 and became the UK's youngest All Breeds Championship Best in Show judge in 1988.

He is the author of several specialist books including the much acclaimed THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO JUDGING DOGS and is a regular contributor to several canine periodicals such as DOG WORLD and YOUR DOG in the UK, DOG NEWS in the USA, DOG NEWS AUSTRALIA, HUNDSPORT in Sweden and THE SIGHTHOUND MAGAZINE. With Anne Rogers Clark he co-edited THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF DOGS.

He is Consultant Editor of DOG WORLD, the UK's leading weekly specialist newspaper, in which Andrew has written a weekly column for 30 years.

Andrew Brace has been approved by the Kennel Club to award CCs in more than 90 breeds across all the groups, and judges all Groups as well as Best in Show.

He has judged extensively overseas, officiating in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Colombia, Barbados, Trinidad, Puerto Rico, Zambia, South Africa, Kenya, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, Italy, France, Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Iceland, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania, Hungary and Ireland. He has judged breeds at Westminster Kennel Club and several times at the AKC National Championship. He has also judged several breed specialty shows in the USA.

Andrew regularly gives seminars at home and overseas on a variety of canine topics and appears regularly on DOGWORLD.TV as a resident expert.

Email address: AndrewHBrace@aol.com


Breeds Approved by AKC to Judge:

BreedPast AssignmentsFuture Assignments
Pointers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Golden)
Retrievers (Labrador) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Setters (English)
Setters (Irish) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Setters (Irish Red and White) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Cocker)
Spaniels (Cocker) Black Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Cocker) A.S.C.O.B. Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Cocker) Parti-Color Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Irish Water) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Sussex) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Welsh Springer) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Weimaraners Past Assignments Future Assignments
Afghan Hounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Basenjis Past Assignments Future Assignments
Basset Hounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Beagles
Beagles, Not Exceeding 13 In. Past Assignments Future Assignments
Beagles, Over 13 In. But Not Exceeding 15 In. Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bloodhounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dachshunds
Dachshunds (Longhaired) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dachshunds (Smooth) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dachshunds (Wirehaired) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Ibizan Hounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Irish Wolfhounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Rhodesian Ridgebacks Past Assignments Future Assignments
Scottish Deerhounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Whippets Past Assignments Future Assignments
Alaskan Malamutes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bernese Mountain Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Boxers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bullmastiffs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Doberman Pinschers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Giant Schnauzers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Great Danes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Great Pyrenees Past Assignments Future Assignments
Leonbergers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Newfoundlands Past Assignments Future Assignments
Rottweilers Past Assignments Future Assignments
St Bernards Past Assignments Future Assignments
Siberian Huskies Past Assignments Future Assignments
Standard Schnauzers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Australian Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cairn Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Irish Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Manchester Terriers
Manchester Terriers (Standard) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Miniature Schnauzers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Norfolk Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Norwich Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Scottish Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Welsh Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Affenpinschers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Brussels Griffons Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chihuahuas
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
Italian Greyhounds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Japanese Chin Past Assignments Future Assignments
Manchester Terriers (Toy) 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
Yorkshire Terriers 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
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
Poodles
Poodles (Miniature) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Poodles (Standard) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Schipperkes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Tibetan Spaniels Past Assignments Future Assignments
Tibetan Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Border Collies Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bouviers des Flandres Past Assignments Future Assignments
Briards Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cardigan Welsh Corgis Past Assignments Future Assignments
Collies
Collies (Rough) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Collies (Smooth) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pembroke Welsh Corgis Past Assignments Future Assignments
Shetland Sheepdogs
Welsh Corgis (Cardigan) OLD Past Assignments Future Assignments
Welsh Corgis (Pembroke) OLD Past Assignments Future Assignments

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