Ms. Ann Ingram
MS. ANN INGRAM of Rochestown, Cork, Ireland, was born into the world of dogs, as her father was a Terrier man and her mother, the founder of the Boxer breed in Ireland. Both parents were also All-Breeds judges. Ms. Ingram began to judge at the age of 16 and became All-Breeds in 1984. She has judged in over 50 countries, including at the Australian Royals, Crufts, World, European, Asian, and Scandinavian Winners Shows. She has judged several times in the U.S. and Canada and is scheduled to adjudicate Best in Show at Crufts in 2024.
Under the Tirkane Prefix, she bred and handled many U.K. and Irish champions in Boxers, Boston Terriers, Miniature and Toy Poodles, Lhasa Apsos, and two World Winner Toy Poodles and Top Dog All-Breeds in Ireland on several occasions. Tirkane remains the Top winning Boxer kennel of all time in Ireland.
Ms. Ingram currently serves as the President of the Boxer Society of Ireland and Chairperson of Munster Agricultural Canine Society. This is her first judging assignment at Westminster.