Mr. Michael D. Buckley
P.O. Box 94
245 Reid Rd.
Francestown, NH 03043
FAX: (603) 629-9510
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MICHAEL D. BUCKLEY
Mike has been involved with purebred dogs, specifically Smooth Fox Terriers, since 1966 when he got his first Smooth while still in high school. During high school he showed both Smooths and Skye Terriers in Junior Showmanship, as well as, in the breed ring.
He resides in Francestown, NH where he is in the Executive Search and Consulting business. He attended college on a basketball scholarship and later played semi-pro basketball.
He has bred and owned Smooth Fox Terriers under the Buckleigh kennel prefix. He has finished over 60 Smooth Fox Terrier champions mostly from their kennel and also Ch. Trackways Just Ducky which was #1 Smooth Fox Terrier all systems in 2001 and in 2002 won the breed at Westminster Kennel which was dream come true.
Mike is a charter member of the New England Terrier Club where he has served as President. He is currently an officer and Show Chairman of the Fox Terrier Club of New England and has served as Judges Education Coordinator for the American Fox Terrier Club, as well as, on their Board of Governors. He is a charter member, the club's first president and has served in a number of capacities for the Smooth Fox Terrier Association of America. He is a member of the Fox Terrier Club and The Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the U.K. He continues to be a member of The Eastern Dog Club in Boston where he has served as Show Chairman and been instrumental in running the Bay Colony Cluster of Dog Shows. He is also a member of Morris and Essex Kennel Club and The Santa Barbara Kennel Club.
Currently he is licensed to judge all Terriers and Junior Showmanship. He has had the privilege of judging throughout the US, including Hawaii and also in Australia and New Zealand. As a breeder it was the ultimate compliment to be asked to judge at The Montgomery County Kennel Club shows in 2002 and 2005.