Judge Information


Mrs. Chris Walkowicz
1208-47th Ave. Ct.
East Moline, IL 61244
(309) 203-1580
CELL: (309) 737-2625
Email: walkoway.dogbooks@mchsi.com

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MRS. CHRIS WALKOWICZ

Chris Walkowicz began showing and breeding German Shepherd Dogs in 1965, adding Bearded Collies in 1977. She was instrumental in founding the GSDC of the Quad Cities. Nearly 50 "Walkoway" Beardies and Shepherds finished their Championships, with about 75 performance titles. Chris and her husband, Ed, are the breeders of the only Ch/OTCh/UDX Beardie.

Chris is an award-winning author of many books and articles on dog-related subjects. and a member of the DWAA Hall of Fame .  Her awards include Dog Writer Association of America Best Book, Book of the Month Club selection, National League of American Pen Women Best Non-Fiction Book and a Top Reference Book choice from the National Library Association.  She was honored to receive the coveted Maxwell award for "Dog Show Judging:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."

She is a  past President of the Dog Writers Association of America and was the Judges Education chair for the BCCA for many years. No longer showing dogs, she began judging in 1995 and now judges Sporting, Working, Herding, BIS, Ltd. Jrs, and Misc.


Breeds Approved by AKC to Judge:

BreedPast AssignmentsFuture Assignments
Best in Show Past Assignments Future Assignments
Sporting Past Assignments Future Assignments
Brittanys Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pointers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pointers (German Shorthaired) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Pointers (German Wirehaired) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Chesapeake Bay) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Curly-Coated) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Flat-Coated) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Golden) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Labrador) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Retrievers (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Setters (English) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Setters (Gordon) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Setters (Irish) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Setters (Irish Red and White) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (American Water) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Boykin) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Clumber) 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 (English Cocker) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (English Springer) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Field) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Irish Water) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Sussex) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spaniels (Welsh Springer) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Spinoni Italiani Past Assignments Future Assignments
Vizslas Past Assignments Future Assignments
Weimaraners Past Assignments Future Assignments
Wirehaired Pointing Griffons Past Assignments Future Assignments
Wirehaired Vizslas Past Assignments Future Assignments
Working Past Assignments Future Assignments
Akitas Past Assignments Future Assignments
Alaskan Malamutes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Anatolian Shepherd Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bernese Mountain Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Black Russian Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Boxers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bullmastiffs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cane Corsos Past Assignments Future Assignments
Chinooks Past Assignments Future Assignments
Doberman Pinschers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dogues de Bordeaux Past Assignments Future Assignments
German Pinschers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Giant Schnauzers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Great Danes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Great Pyrenees Past Assignments Future Assignments
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Komondorok Past Assignments Future Assignments
Kuvaszok Past Assignments Future Assignments
Leonbergers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Mastiffs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Neapolitan Mastiffs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Newfoundlands Past Assignments Future Assignments
Portuguese Water Dogs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Rottweilers Past Assignments Future Assignments
St Bernards Past Assignments Future Assignments
Samoyeds Past Assignments Future Assignments
Siberian Huskies Past Assignments Future Assignments
Standard Schnauzers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Tibetan Mastiffs Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dalmatians 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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