MR. JAMES PHINIZY of Acworth, New Hampshire, went to his first dog show in the 1950’s, having grown up with Wire Fox Terriers. Mr. and Mrs. Phinizy got their first Deerhound in 1970 and have been showing and breeding “Black North” Deerhounds since 1973. Mr. Phinizy first exhibited at Westminster in 1974. He placed second in the Hound Group at Westminster in 1984 with Ch. Fang’s Wraith of Black North. Mr. Phinizy has judged the Scottish Deerhound Club of America National Specialty, the British Breed Show, regional American and Canadian Irish Wolfhound specialties, and Championship shows in Great Britain. Mr. Phinizy is approved to judge Scottish Deerhounds and Irish Wolfhounds. This is his third assignment at Westminster.
Mr. James Phinizy