Judge Information


Mr. Michael D. Buckley
P.O. Box 94
245 Reid Rd.
Francestown, NH 03043
(603) 547-3816
FAX: (603) 629-9510
Email: buckleigh@gmail.com

[ edit profile ]


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.

Breeds Approved by AKC to Judge:

BreedPast AssignmentsFuture Assignments
Best in Show Past Assignments Future Assignments
Terrier Past Assignments Future Assignments
Airedale Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
American Staffordshire Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Australian Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bedlington Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Border Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bull Terriers
Bull Terriers (Colored) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Bull Terriers (White) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cairn Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Cesky Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Dandie Dinmont Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Fox Terriers
Fox Terriers (Smooth) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Fox Terriers (Wire) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Glen of Imaal Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Irish Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Kerry Blue Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Lakeland Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Manchester Terriers
Manchester Terriers (Standard) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Miniature Bull Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Miniature Schnauzers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Norfolk Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Norwich Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Parson Russell Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Rat Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Russell Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Scottish Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Sealyham Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Skye Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Staffordshire Bull Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Welsh Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
West Highland White Terriers Past Assignments Future Assignments
Manchester Terriers (Toy) Past Assignments Future Assignments
Miscellaneous Classes Past Assignments Future Assignments
Junior Showmanship Competition Past Assignments Future Assignments

InfoDog.com Homepage