MS. PAMELA BRUCE of TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA is a fourth-generation dog person. She finished her first champion at 4-years-old alongside her parents who bred Maltese and Lhasa Apsos. She was an all-breed handler and presented numerous top-winning hounds and terriers, as well as toy breeds including the Pekingese and all varieties of Poodles. She has also bred and exhibited top-winning Weimaraners. For more than 40 years Ms. Bruce specialized in Afghan Hounds, handling for Grandeur kennels, with her mentor Michael Canalizo. She has bred Airedale Terriers under the ‘Accolade’ prefix for the past 18 years.  She is an all-breed judge that has judged throughout the world. She attended her first ‘Garden’ in 1975. This is her first Westminster judging assignment.