Robert has been involved with Keeshonds since 1976 & Ridgebacks from 2000.

He also has titled and handled a variety of breeds in different groups.

Robert was an instructor with the police dog squad in the RAAF
for many years so has considerable knowledge in training dogs.

He is an experienced ANKC licensed Non-Sporting judge & Keeshond Specialist also licensed to judge
Lagottos, & The Euraisers.

Currently Robert is a trainee judge for the Terrier Group
and has judged Staffordshire Bull Terriers at an Open Show in 2005
and in 2006 judged the NSW British Terrier Club Open Show.

2010 Open show Smooth Fox Terriers in Sydney.

He has been honoured to judge Keeshonds at Championship Specialty level
and various Non Sporting groups throughout NSW, Queensland and Canberra.

Robert has also had the pleasure judging a Dalmatian Specialty (NSW)& Boston Terrier Speciality in QLD.

Under the Gracthond prefix he has had over 30 Champions.
"Banner" Ch Gracthond Volbrengen created breed history
by being awarded the honour of Opposite Puppy in Show
at the Prestigious Sydney Royal in 1982 .

Gracthond imported 5 Keeshonds from the UK.

The introduction of these fine lines have helped strengthened the breed in Australia with great success
and is found behind many prefixes in the Australian Keeshond world.

Robert has been involved with the Judges training scheme presenting
Keeshond lectures for Non-Sporting & Keeshond aspiring judges.
He was co-author for the Australian chapter in the "The New Complete Keeshond" Blue book.

Robert has served on many Committees in various positions from President
to Management with All breed clubs, semi-specialists and breed clubs
in various States. Whilst living in Darwin Robert
was partially responsible for initiating the Australia Day Show
& the Canine Expo co-inciding with the Darwin Royal.

email: rjfindlow@hotmail.com mobile: 042 1658093

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