JUDGING
Nicola with her Best in Show winner at the Spinone Club of America National Specialty 2010
Available for appointments at Open & Championship Shows

Nicola is one of the most experienced UK Championship Judges of the Spinone having completed appointments at General, Group and Breed Championship Shows, the most prestigious of which was officiating over the breed at Crufts 2010, closely followed by the honour of an assignment judging the largest ever entry of Spinoni in the country's history at the National Breed Club Speciality in Pennsylvania, USA.  The following year Nicola judged at the Club Italiano Spinoni Championship in Castrocaro Terme, Northern Italy.

Nicola regularly judges Groups, Varieties & Best in Show at Open Show level with a special interest in the Gundog and Hound Groups.

Qualified Junior Handling Judge and Judge of Kennel Club YKC classes at YKC Summer Camp & Championship Shows

Nicola has been involved in Judges Education for many years having delivered Breed Club Seminars and mentored tutorial groups for Championship and Group Judges including the Kennel Clubs Judges Development Programme.

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Other recent and forthcoming appointments include: 

The English Ibizan Hound Club

Leeds Championship Dog Show

Darlington Championship Dog Show

East Kent Canine Society

Hound Club of East Anglia

Brittany Club of Great Britain

The Estrela Mountain Dog Association

Lancashire & Cheshire Dachshund Association


Nicola Spencer judging at Bath Championship Show in 2003
Nicola judging at the Club Italiano Spinoni Championship Raduno in Castrocaro Terme Italy in 2011
Gundog & Hound Specialists
Carole Spencer judging at Bournemouth Championship Show 2000
Open Show Groups, Varieties & Best in Show
Mike Spencer with Show Champion Wynsett Dress to Kill for Bannonbrig & Show Champion Bannonbrig Buick
Nicola with her Best of Breed Irish Setter winning Best in Show at Merseyside Gundog Club February 2009 under finals Judge Mr Tom Graham
Carole Spencer with her CC Winners at Leeds Championship Show 2010
Nicola judging Spinoni in the early days when breed classes at shows were in their infancy
Birmingham National Championship Show 2006 with eventual Dog CC Winner Letyreos Method Man at Cacciata. I was delighted that this CC gave him his Show Champion title
Carole Spencer with one of her principal winners, the Reserve Dog CC recipient, at Leeds Championship Show 2010
Mike Spencer with some of his principal winners at Richmond Championship Show 2011