Wendy Paquette- All Breed Judge
Wendy has been involved
in purebred dogs since 1971. She began her career
breeding Shih Tzu, and along the way has owned and
bred Samoyeds, Afghans, Salukis, Whippets, Brussels
Maltese, Pekingese, Lakeland Terriers and Wire Fox
Terriers. She specializes in Shih Tzu and Lakeland
Terriers as her main breeds and has produced over
250 Canadian Champions, 80 American Champions, 16
different Best In Show winners and 10 National Specialty
winners. Wendy is a co-owner of Wenrick Kennels Incorporated.
The Wenrick Shih Tzu breeding program is world-renowned.
Wendy is also a retired professional
dog handler. A profession she enjoyed for 15 years.
During this time she finished over 500 champions in
80 different breeds and won 150+ All Breed Best in
Shows with 16 different breeds. She also owned and
piloted a Pekingese "Bingo", Am Can Ch Rodari's
Aces High to the number 2 All Breeds in Canada in
She has been honored with lifetime
memberships in the Canadian Kennel Club, the Sudbury
& District Kennel Club and the Canadian Shih Tzu
Club. She was also awarded an Honorary Membership
in the Canadian Professional Handlers Association.
Wendy is a Canadian Kennel Club (CKC)
Licensed All Breed Judge, a founding member of the
Canadian Dog Judges Association (CDJA) and a member
of the American Dog Judges Association (ADSJA). In
addition to Canada and the USA, she has judged in
Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, Brazil, Colombia,
Chile, Peru, Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, South Africa,
Denmark, Italy, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Ireland.