MR. CARL GOMES of Bronx, New York, has been involved in the sport of dogs since he was a teenager. His first dog was a Boston Terrier, followed by a German Shepherd Dog. He started showing dogs in 1968 and was a granted a Professional Handlers License in 1973. He is approved to judge the Non-Sporting Group, and several Working, Terrier, Toy and Herding breeds, Junior Showmanship, and Best in Show. His judging assignments have taken him to many states and Sweden, South Korea, Germany, St. Lucia and Trinidad. Mr. Gomes is a member of the Boston Terrier Club of America and the Bulldog Club of America. This is his second judging assignment at Westminster.
Mr. Carl Gomes