About me:

FCI All-Breeds International Judge


More familiarly known as "Dinky" amongst his peers, he was born in 1967 to a family of "Animal Lovers".


Dinky has been showing dogs for as long as he can remember. At an early age, he and his siblings would often accompany their Father to the dog shows. Together with his Father and siblings, through the years, he was involved with German Shepherd Dogs, German Shorthaired Pointers, Japanese Akitas, and Bull Terriers before personally getting engrossed with Labrador Retrievers in 1988. 



Dinky's SUNSHADOW LABRADOR RETRIEVERS is one of the main forces behind the success of the Philippine Labrador Retriever today. He owned the country's (all-breeds) #1 DOG for 1996, #5 for 1995 and #3 for 1997. He has owned and bred more than 120  Champions - at least 80 of which are homebred. He also owned the #1 All-Breed "Sire of Champions" in the Philippines who has sired fifty-six (56) Champions in the Philippines and overseas – a number yet to be surpassed in the country.  Together with his father, they have owned German Shepherds that include four National Siegers (VA1) & one National Siegerin (VA1), some of which have also been ranked highly in the World Sieger Show in Germany. He is presently involved with Pembroke Welsh Corgis wherein he has bred several Champions and Best in Show winners to date.


He is currently the President of the FCI ASIA AFRICA & OCEANIA SECTION and has been a member of the FCI GENERAL COMMITTEE since 2013. He is also the President of the Philippine Canine Club (PCCI), a position that he has held since 2004.


He is presently the FCI representative to the Grooming Commission and was instrumental in its formation as an FCI Mandatory Commission  in Leipzig. 


He was also a member of the FCI TASK FORCE that was formed in Bratislava in 2009. He has been a member of the FCI Show & Show Judges Committees since 2010 and the "FCI WORKING GROUP FOR RESTRUCTURING" which was formed in 2015, He was also a Continental Director of the WUSV from 2017 until his resignation in 2018. He was instrumental in the approval of seven countries into the FCI membership roster, thus far.


Dinky started judging Labrador Retrievers at open shows in 1998 and became an all-rounder in 2011. He has judged in over 50 countries and in all 5 continents – all over Asia, Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Australasia and Africa. He has also judged at many Asian, European, South American Section Shows and World Dog Shows (Bratislava <2009>, Budapest <2013>, Moscow <2016>, Leipzig <2017>, Amsterdam <2018>, Shanghai <2019>, Madrid <2020>, São Paulo <2022>, Geneva <2023>. He judged BEST IN SHOW at the 2019 World Dog Show in Shanghai, China. He also judged BEST JUNIOR IN SHOW at the World Dog Show in São Paulo <2022>. He is also honored to have been able to judge at the prestigious Melbourne Royal, Santa Barbara Kennel Club Dog Show & the National Dog Show in the United States, among others. 


He has also been actively involved with horses in Polo, Equestrian Show Jumping, Thoroughbred Breeding and Horse Racing.


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