MRS. SHIRLEY D. LIMOGES of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada began showing dogs in her early teens as a protégé of her uncle John J. Farmer, a past president of the Canadian Kennel Club and an all-breed judge. Mrs. Limoges began to breed and show Pugs becoming a breeder/owner/handler of her dogs. She enjoyed considerable success at all-breed and specialty shows both in Canada and the United States.
Mrs. Limoges began judging dogs in 1975 and has since officiated at dog shows all over the world. At home in Canada, she is active in a number of dog organizations. Mrs. Limoges is an all-breed judge, approved to judge all seven groups and Best in Show. Mrs. Limoges previously judged the Westminster Toy Group in 2010 and the Non-Sporting Group in 2015. This will be her sixth Westminster judging assignment.