William Shelton, The USA
Mr. Shelton’s passion for all animals, particularly canines, and the sport of purebred dogs has extended over his life time. Managing a successful professional handling career spanning decades. His passion for the Coventry Pembroke Welsh Corgis is conspicuous by this family’s phenomenal success in our sport today, and with being designated breeder of the year in 2012. Evolving into a multiple group judge. Bill has judged around the world. He realizes his greatest satisfaction is sorting through a specialty entry, and officiating at distinctive events like this one today.
It will come as no surprise that Bill is an advocate for responsible preservationist breeders, purposefully breeding, their advanced education and the autonomy for breeders to continue as the lifeblood of our sport. He recognizes the importance and works at enlightening legislators and the general public to the benefits of owning a purebred dog acquired from a responsible breeder. Bill has written as a columnist, lectured for the AKC at events across the USA expediting the success of both breeders and judges.