Mavis McClintock

5080 Lone Road
Duncan, British Columbia
V9L 6S8

Tel.: 250-746-7695

Licensed to Judge: All of the Working Group 3

Approved for Permit Assignments: On permit for the first 11 dogs in the Non Sporting Group 6

Years in Judging: 6 years

Judged Where: Canada

Years in Breeding: 41 years

Years in Showing: 43 years

Breeds Bred: Samoyeds, Lowchen, Portuguese Water Dogs

Breeds Exhibited: Samoyeds, Labrador Retrievers, Lowchen, Portuguese Water Dogs

Breeder Experience:

I have bred many American and Canadian Champion Portuguese Water Dogs, Canadian Champion Samoyeds, and Lowchen. Many were group winners, BPIG, BPIS and BPISS.

Show/Exhibiting Experience:

I have exhibited extensively since 1969. I owner handled many, and had others professionally handled. I exhibited in obedience with Samoyeds, Labradors, Lowchen and Portuguese Water Dogs and have attained UD's on Samoyeds and Labradors, CD's on Lowchens and Portuguese Water Dogs. Two of my PWDs have attainted advanced Water Trial Certificates.

Judging Experience:

I have judged in Ontario, British Columbia and the Yukon. I had the honour of judging a large Portuguese Water Dog Club of Canada Booster at the Guelph and District Kennel Club and judged the PWDC of Northern California Regional Specialty in Carmel.

Other Experience / Qualifications:

I am a 11 year member of the Vancouver Island Dog Judges Study Group as well as a founding member of the Mid Island Dog Judges' Study Group on Vancouver Island. I attend judges education seminars regularly in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon and at the Dog Judges of America annual seminars at the Westminster Kennel Club shows. I had the privilege of attending the First National Congress on the Portuguese Water Dog in Tavria, Portugal in October 2013.

I have presented the Portuguese Water Dog at numerous Canadian seminars. I attend as many Canadian and US breed specialties as possible and have attended world shows in Poland, Bratislava and Paris as well as an international show in Finland.


  • Canadian Kennel Club,
  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of Canada (board Member for many years, president 2009)
  • Portuguese Water Dog Club of BC (founding member and President/board member since 1996)
  • The Portuguese Water Dog Club of America member since 1992 (one of the few International members with full membership.)
  • Canadian Dog Judges Association
  • Vancouver Island Dog Judges' Study Group
  • Mid Island Dog Judges' Study Group