KCP Visiting Judges

Tan Oo Hock, Malaysia FCI Judge

Mr. Tan OO Hock hails from Malaysia and was born in 1954. He is a businessman by profession.

He comes from a family of dog enthusiasts and has been involved with dogs since childhood. He has shown and bred German Shepherd Dogs, Dobermann, Boxers, Pugs, Dachshunds (SS), Rottweilers, Miniature Pinschers and Poodles (Toy & Miniature).

He specializes in German Shepherd Dogs and Pugs and has been involved with these breeds for not less than 10 years. He was first licensed to judge in 1983 and obtained his All-Breeds license in 1996. He has judged extensively in numerous countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, South Korea, South Africa, Indonesia, Thailand, Pakistan, and Singapore.

In 1995, he has the great honour of being the first Asian judge to have adjudicated at the German Shepherd Dogs Specialty show in Sydney, Australia. He was re-invited to judge the German Shepherd Dogs specialty show in 2000 at Sydney and 2001 in Brisbane. He has also judged specialty shows for Pomeranians, Boxers Rottweilers, Golden Retrievers and Miniature Pinschers.

For more than 20 years, he has served in various sub-committees in the Malaysian Kennel Association, including as the President and Vice-President. He has also served as a director with the Asian Kennel Union and was elected as the standing Executive Committee Member for the Asian Kennel Union in 2002.