Executive | Regional Directors
PRESIDENT: Paul Whitman (Maritimes)
My involvement with the Cane Corso began in 1999 after meeting a young male Cane Corso owned by a good friend of mine. Less than a year later I purchased my first Cane Corso and have never looked back.Throughout the years I have the pleasure meeting many great people that shared their passion and knowledge of the breed with me.
I have over the years remained involved with various breed clubs. In the past I was a regional VP for the Cane Corso Association of America for 5 years prior to the move into the A.K.C. Currently I have been President of the National Breed Club in Canada, the Cane Corso Club of Canada since 2006.
Under the kennel name Del Ecousse we have produced Multiple group placing and Champion dogs. Producing the first Group placing, Grand Champion and Best in Show Cane Corso with the Canadian Kennel Club. We continue to strive to promote the breed in a positive light and participate in herding, obedience, and lure coursing at every opportunity.
With the CFC, Del Escousse had the first Cane Corso Champions listed with the association. We have multiple Junior Champions, Champions and Elite Champions, as well as, Best Puppy in Show. We have attended Nova Scotia and Quebec shows since 2006.
VICE PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR: David Campbell (Quebec)
Born in 1967 on a dairy farm, David’s family has been passionate about breeding for many generations. From the end of 60’s and beginning of 70’s, his family bred purebred St-Bernard dogs. He has been a hunting amateur since the late 70’s. In 1991, during a trip to Europe, he first discovered the Épagneul Breton breed and he purchased his first Épagneul Breton in 1992. In 1994 he imported his first female Épagneul Breton.
His involvement has been extensive and covers many aspects of the canine industry around the world. He has been a member and BOD member of the CEB of Québec since 1994, member of the CEB of France since 1992, member of the CKC since 1992, CEB editor for many years, 1995 diplomate of the “Certification cyno-professionnelle (now Certification Cyno Luc Campbell), FQCCA secretary-treasurer from 1999 to 2004, in 1996 met with the French CEB president and participated in a workshop about the history and standard of the Epagneul Breton, and corresponds regularly with many French breeders.
Additional involvement and accomplishments include in 2000 organization of a workshop about the standard with M. Léon Le Louët, French CEB president, participation in a field dog test with Mr Le Louët, summer 2001 participation in a standard workshop in France with Mr Jean Louvet judge expert of the breed and Mr Pierre Willems, breeder, Judge of the other colours female classes for the CACS with Mr Le Louët at the National Speciality show at Septmonts, France, attestation of competence to judge the Epagneul Breton issued by the French CEB, confirming expert of the Epagneul Breton since 2002, hunting guide with pointing dogs between 1998 and 2005, breeder of Epagneul Breton since 2005, importation helping of French dogs since 2000, organizer of a group 1 (Pointing breeds) Speciality Show, Field Trial and TAN for pointing, flushing and barbet breeds, BOD member of the Canine Federation of Canada since 2007 and member since 2005, judge with 2 France judges at the century national speciality show at Loudéac in 2007 in White Orange male CACS classes. He is most passionate about healthy dogs that work typically like the breed should and that meet the international standard.
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Email: VP, Director, Quebec
DIRECTOR: Peter Muth (Ontario)
Peter Muth, and his wife Tracey, have been directly involved with the Dogue de Bordeaux breed for over twenty years. They owned the first Dogues that were registered with the CFC. They have bred under the Registered prefix ChateauRouge since 1997, and shown extensively for a number of years in Canada, the United States, as well as recently in France.
A long-time member, in good standing, of the CFC, the CKC and the Dogue de Bordeaux Club of Canada, Peter holds the position of Vice-President of the DDBCC, and is the CKC Breed Liaison for the DDBCC.
SECRETARY/TREASURER Linda Brookes (Maritimes)
In 2009 Linda began on her Coton journey with 3 Coton puppies – Griffin, Athena, and Cassi. Having been an animal lover all her life with a propensity to the love of dogs, she began with the Coton de Tulear breed on a small scale.
Linda loves to show her dogs in Conformation shows both locally and globally when she has the opportunity and has seen great successes in the show rings over the years. She breeds on a small basis under the name Alika Tia Cotons. www.alikatia.com
She is involved with the Canadian Coton de Tulear Club (CCTC) serving on the board of directors for several years. She was born and raised in Ontario. In 2015 she made the move to the beautiful Atlantic region and now lives in Nova Scotia.
Email: Director, Maritimes