|If you're looking forward to the release of the 2021 Westminster judging panel, settle in: It's going to be a long ride.
In a break from tradition, the venerable kennel club is announcing its judges one day at a time over the next week on Westminster's Facebook and Twitter social media channels.
The reveals began yesterday with the announcement of the agility judges, and continued today with Hound Group and breed judges, as well as Junior Showmanship:
Hound Group Judge: Mr. Jamie Hubbard of Bloomington, Indiana
Hound Breed Judges:
Ms. Pamela Bruce of Welland, Ontario, Canada: American English Coonhounds, American Foxhounds, Black and Tan Coonhounds, Bloodhounds, Bluetick Coonhounds, Cirnechi dell'Enta, English Foxhounds, Norwegian Elkhounds, Otterhounds, Redbone Coonhounds, Treeing Walker Coonhounds.
Hon. James G. Phinizy of Acworth, NH: Irish Wolfhounds, Scottish Deerhounds.
Mrs. Jan Swayze-Curry of Columbia, KY: Afghan Hounds, Dachshunds (all Varieties).
Mr. Harold Tatro, III of Crowley, TX: Azawakhs, Borzois, Greyhounds, Ibizan Hounds, Pharaoh Hounds, Salukis, Sloughis, Whippets.
Mrs. Bonnie P. Threlfall of Cary, NC: Harriers, Plotts, Portuguese Podengo Pequenos, Rhodesian Ridgebacks.
Mrs. Robyn Joy Wallis of Victoria, Australia: Basenjis, Basset Hounds, Beagles (both Varieties), Grand Basset Griffon Vendéens, Petit Basset Griffon Vendéens.
Junior Showmanship Preliminaries Judges: Mrs. Dylan Kipp Keith of Houston, TX
The remaining scheduled announcements are as follows:
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