Valentina Ivanishснeva (Russia)
Valentina Ivanishcheva is a well-known judge of hunting dogs. In 1970, Mrs. Ivanishcheva graduated from dog trainers courses at the Leningrad Society of Hunters and Fishermen. During 20 years Mrs. Ivanishcheva was the chairman of the Breeding Commission of fox terriers at the Leningrad Society of Hunters and Fishermen.
Since 1992, Valentina Ivanishcheva is an all-breed RKF-FCI judge. Mrs. Ivanishcheva is an international judge of earth dogs. Valentina has judged at the main international shows all over Europe, including World Championships in Poland, in Slovakia and in France.
In 2003, Valentina Ivanishcheva was awarded with the honorary title "Honored RKF Judge".In 2004 Mrs. Ivanishcheva was awarded with the Golden Badge of RKF "For the merits in the field of dog breeding". In 2011 Valentina Ivanishcheva was awarded with the title "Honored Cynologist of Russian Hunting Dog Federation". Valentina is the author of numerous articles about the condition of the breed “Fox Terriers” in Russia.
Since 1985, Mrs. Ivanisheva is a Board member of the Presidium of the Russian Hunting Dog Federation. After the foundation of the Russian Kynological Federation she is a member of the RKF Board. Mrs. Ivanisheva is a president of National Breed Clubs of Labradors, English Setters, Gordon Setters and Irish Setters. Until 2004, Valentina Ivanishcheva was a president of National Breed Club of Dachshunds and Chihuahua.