Dr. Paolo Dondina
Dr. Paolo Dondina, of Monterchi, Italy, was born into a family of dog fanciers and showed his first dog at age12. He has been a highly successful breeder-exhibitor for more than 40 years; breeds include Basset hounds, Beagles, Kerry Blue terriers, Whippets, and English Springer Spaniels. Dr. Dondina’s dogs have amassed more than 200 BIS titles at FCI International Championship Shows, and include FCI World Show winners, many international champions, and a Crufts BIS winner.
Dr. Dondina is an FCI all-rounder judge and has filled assignments at eight FCI World Shows. He has judged around the world, including America, where he had the honor of judging Best in Show for the Montgomery County Kennel Club.