Wendy Schira

4455 Fountain Street
Cambridge, Ontario
N3H 4R7

Tel.: (519) 653-8978
E-mail: wschira@yahoo.com
Website: www.butterblacretrievers.com

Licensed to Judge: Group 1

Approved for Permit Assignments: Group 7

Years in Judging: 2 years

Judged Where: Mexico, Columbia, Costa Rica and Canada

Years in Breeding: 12 years

Years in Showing: 21 years

Breeds Bred: Golden Retriever, Flat Coated Retriever

Breeds Exhibited: Golden Retriever, Flat Coated Retriever, Schipperke

Breeder Experience:

I have owned purebred dogs for over 15 years, first owning a Golden Retriever and then a Rough Collie. I currently own and breed Golden Retrievers, Flat-coated Retrievers and Schipperke under the Butterblac prefix with my husband and All Breed Judge Doug Windsor.

Butterblac Retrievers have produced over 100 Canadian Champions and over 55 American Champions over 38 years.

Show/Exhibiting Experience:

I am active in several All-Breed Clubs where I have held a number of Executive positions including Chief Ring Steward, Treasurer and President. I also ring steward and teach Conformation Show Handling classes. I am also a Vice President of the Southwestern Ontario Sporting Dog Club. I have been exhibiting for 21 years.

Judging Experience:

In addition to Canada, I have judged in Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico.


  • KW Kennel and Obedience Club
  • The Southwestern Ontario Sporting Dog Club
  • The Southwestern Ontario All Retriever Society
  • The Flat-coated Retriever Society of Canada
  • The Flat-coated Retriever Society of America
  • The Schipperke Club of Canada
  • The Group VI Club of Ontario
  • The Barbet Fanciers of Ontario