Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hound Group

Dr. John Reeve-NewsonDr. John Reeve-Newson is one of the most popular and successful people in the sport of dogs in North America.

With Dr. Richard Meen, he established Kishniga Kennels in 1971. In partnership, they have bred Group and Best In Show winning Dobermans, Old English Sheepdogs, Skye Terriers, French Bulldogs, Borzoi and Harriers. They have also owned and exhibited Group and BIS winning Lakeland Terriers, Norwich Terriers, Standard Poodles, Scottish Deerhounds, American Foxhounds and Whippets.

In 1977 Kishniga's Desert Song, a Borzoi bred and shown by them was Canada's top dog all breeds. The following year "Moustache" was exhibited in the USA and finished as the number two hound. He is still the record holder for the breed with 47 all-breed BIS in Canada and the USA to his credit.

Dr. Reeve-Newson is licensed to judge all breeds, and has officiated at shows in Canada, the United States, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, Columbia, Venezuela and Uruguay. He previously judged a number of breeds at Westminster in 1989 and 1999.

He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1964 and soon after that returned to Toronto to establish The Animal Clinics One and Two, where he is still in active practice. He was also the founder and still serves as the CEO of the Veterinary Emergency and Referral Clinic Partnership of Toronto, the first veterinary emergency clinic established in Canada.

He is a member of a number of dog organizations and professional associations, including the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, where he has served as Councilor and President.

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