Michael Lanctot

Michael Lanctot

18288 Randy Street
Cornwall, Ontario
K6H 7J2

Tel.: (613) 931-1788
E-mail: lanctot@ebonylane.ca
Website: www.ebonylane.ca


Licensed to Judge: All Breeds

Approved for Permit Assignments: Not Applicable

Years in Judging: Since 1994

Judged Where: In addition to Canada, I have judged in Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Holland, Mexico, New Zealand, Puerto Rico and the USA

Years in Breeding: Since 1974

Years in Showing: Since 1974

Breeds Bred: Labrador Retrievers

Breeds Exhibited: Labrador Retrievers

Breeder Experience:

  • Been breeding Labrador Retrievers since 1974 with wife Pat under the "Ebonylane" prefix.
  • Bred over 100 Labrador Retriever Champions.
  • Pedigree Pal "Breeder of the Year" in 1991.
  • Bred the #1 Lab in Breed Competition in both Canada and the USA in 1984.
  • Our breeding held the record up to 2005 for the most "Best in Show" wins by a Labrador Retriever.

Show/Exhibiting Experience:

Usually owner/handled our own breeding in show, field and obedience.

Judging Experience:

  • Judged half of the prestigious Open Dog class at the 40th Anniversary Specialty of the Dutch Labrador Retriever Club in Holland.
  • Judged at the Royal New South Wales Canine Council Spring Fair in Australia in 2002 and invited back in 2007.
  • Judged Specialties for Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Sporting Group, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers, Akitas, Siberian Huskies, Dachshunds and American Staffordshire Terriers.
  • Judged in all the provinces of Canada except Saskatchewan.
  • Judged in 11 States of the USA.

Other Experience / Qualifications:

  • Member of the Canadian Kennel Club Event Officiating Committee.
  • Regional Director of the Canadian Dog Judges Association.
  • Director of the St Lawrence Region Dog Judges Association.
  • Past Secretary/Treasurer of the Atlantic Region Conformation Judges Association.
  • Event Chairman, 1998 Labrador Retriever Club of Canada National Specialty.
  • Event Secretary, 1986 & 2006 Labrador retriever Club of Canada National Specialty.


  • Charter Vice President of the Labrador Retriever Club of Canada
  • Charter President of the Atlantic Labrador Retriever Club
  • Life Member of the Canadian Kennel Club
  • Life Member of the Labrador Owners Club
  • Life Member of the Hochelaga Kennel Club
  • Honorary Lifetime Member of the Chateauguay Valley Kennel Club
  • Member of the Cornwall Kennel Club
  • Member of the American Dog Show Judges Association