MR. JOHAN BECERRA-HERNANDEZ of SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO is a veterinarian and owner of Beclove Kennels. In 1980, he registered his first breed, Great Danes, and bred two litters. In 1986, he acquired his first Neapolitan Mastiff, which he bred and showed with great success. After finishing several champions for other kennels as a handler, he actively began breeding and showing Basset Hounds under the Beclove prefix and in 1992, he bred his first litter. Dr. Becerra-Hernandez has owned, bred, and shown numerous Basset Hounds including Best in Show, Best in Specialty Show and Group winners. He has won more than 70 all-breed Bests in Shows. Recently he started breeding and showing Norwich Terriers. He is licensed to judge all breeds by The Federación Canófila de Puerto Rico. He has judged in many countries, including, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, the U.S., and Venezuela. This is his first Westminster judging assignment.