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Dr. Ian Howell Gabriel

DR. IAN HOWELL GABRIEL of London, United Kingdom is the third generation of his family involved with purebred dogs, specializing in Fox Terriers his entire life. The Gaybryl Smooth Fox Terriers are well known, with notable wins, including Best in Show at The Fox Terrier Gold Cup show and top awards internationally and at the Montgomery KC. Dr. Gabriel is the Life President of the Fox Terrier Club of Wales. He has judged terriers worldwide for over 30 years, including at the Montgomery and AKC National Championship weekends and The European, Australian, and Scandinavian Fox Terrier Clubs. He will judge both varieties at The U.K.'s National Terrier show in 2022. A lifelong interest in dogs has seen Ian serving in various capacities in dog clubs since the age of 12. He has been a Kennel Club board member for nine years serving various committees, including the Crufts Dog Show. Currently, he holds the Kennel Club's Vice-Chairman position. Dr. Gabriel has attended the Garden annually for many years. This is his first judging assignment at Westminster.