Mastiff Breed Magazine - Showsight


Mary Anne has expe- rience as an exhibitor, breeder, dog club offi- cial and judge. Mary Anne began breeding and exhibiting Old English Sheepdogs in 1973 and has bred and owned over 100 OES Champions under the Qubic prefix. Qubic OES have won BIS, BISS, many group wins and

Catherine “Cat” Angus-Zavoras’ first experience with the mastiff breed occurred the late 1960s when she was given a huge brindle half Mastiff/half Great Dane dog as a pet. She has owned, bred, and exhibited mastiffs for nearly 30 years, and has spent the last 15 years judging the breed both nation- ally and internationally. Employed by the State of SC for nearly 32 years, she works for the Lieutenant Governor in the Office on Aging. She also owns Avalon Consultants, LLC, and provides various training courses to businesses, as well as working as a professional speaker and a speech coach for business professionals. As a breeder, she has produced dogs nationally ranked in both conformation and obedience and hall of fame produc- ers. As a judge, she has been invited to judge at shows with some of the largest Mastiff entries in the US, including numer- ous supported entries, Regional Specialties, and the Mastiff Club of America National Specialty. In 2013, she was honored to judge the French Nationale, in Beaune, France. BONNIE BLINK Bonnie Blink lives in Texas, northwest of Houston where she partakes in many hobbies outside of the ring including reading, writing, cooking & baking, knitting, crocheting, sewing, photography, playing the piano, gardening, wood- working and more.

placements at AKC events and many have championships in foreign countries. At the 2012 OESCA National Specialty Qubic OES were Winners Dog, Winners Bitch, Best of Win- ners and Best of Breed. Qubic OES have received awards for Top Producing Sires and Dams and Register of Merit awards from the Old English Sheepdog Dog Club of America. While the breeding program has remained small, she is proud to have maintained high standards of health and temperament in her dogs. Mary Anne has served as a club officer, AKC Delegate and is a Life Member of the Ann Arbor Kennel Club where she is currently Show Chair. Mary Anne served as Judges Education Chair for the Old English Sheepdog Club of America for seven years. In 2013 Mary Anne was selected as Herding Breeder of the Year by the Santa Barbara Kennel Club. She is approved by the AKC to judge all Working and Herding Breeds, PBGVs, and Best In Show. In addition to judging in the US, Mary Anne has judged in Australia, China, South Africa, Taiwan, Mexi- co, Canada, Germany, Denmark and Finland and soon travel to Russia. LAURA & DAVID HAGEY Laura and David Hagey live in Junction City, Oregon, near Eugene. Outside of dogs, they enjoy raising and showing

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