MR. JAMIE HUBBARD, of Bloomington, Indiana, originally from Australia, began in the sport of purebred dogs at the age of nine. His parents bred Basset Hounds, acquired Dachshunds at a young age, and then found success in American Cocker Spaniels and English Setters winning Bests in Show at Australia’s Melbourne Royal and Sydney Royal shows.
Mr. Hubbard, along with his partner, breed various spaniel breeds under the Clussexx kennel name. He has shown many Westminster Best of Breed winners in multiple groups. Mr. Hubbard first judged in Australia in 1991. He has judged in Japan, China, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Hungary. Mr. Hubbard is approved to judge the Sporting and Hound groups and multiple Terrier, Herding, and Toy breeds, and Best in Show. This is his third Westminster judging assignment.