KCP Visiting Judges

Howard Ogden, England FCI Judge

Howard Ogden is best known for his Beauview Griffons around the world. Howard is approved by the English K.C. as a CC awarding judge of all 19 recognised Toy breeds and the Group. He has an AKC licence for 15 breeds. In 2006 he judged the Griffon championship shows in England, Belgium, New Zealand and Australia. He judged 2007 the Russian club show. Aged 28 he was "the youngest ever Crufts judge". Beauview Kennels has bred 8 English champions and many more world wide. His breeding has won the Best Of Breed 5 times at Crufts. Famous for becoming the second kennel in history to be Runner Up in Toy Group at Crufts.

He can award CCs in 85 individual breeds across all 7 Groups. He can judge best in show in Championship shows for Toy, Utility, Hound, Terrier and Pastoral Groups. He is eligible to judge and award CCs to FCI Group 9. He started awarding CCs to Griffons Brux in 1975.

He judged Crufts as the "youngest ever" aged 28. He also judged ETT & Bolognese at Crufts in 2019. He has judged breeds across various Groups throughout Europe and beyond including the famous "Winners" all breed International shows in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Helsinki and St Petersburg.