Judy Gladson, Accokeek, MD (Hunt Test - Master)
I grew up with mixed breed dogs and have not been without a dog since. My first purebred dogs were golden litter mates out of the newspaper, cause what did we know? They were awesome dogs, healthy into their teens and got me interested in the dog fancy and its many venues. My next golden was from a lovely multi-purpose breeding and he was pointed in the breed ring and had one MH leg (all handled by me) before I retired him due to life changes. I got my first flat-coat in 1990 and I haven't looked back. My passion is field work, but I do enjoy the multiple venues that flat-coats can do well in. I've had multiple CH MH and one GCH MH. I bred my first flat-coat litter in 1995 and have bred 18 litters in total. I started judging AKC hunt tests in the 1990’s and am honored to judge the GRCA National Specialty, thank you. I am also applying to judge flat-coats in the conformation ring and would be interested in adding goldens at some point. I am retired now, incredibly busy and I honestly don't know how I had time to go to work!