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Dr Annukka Paloheimo, owner of Anncourt Cavaliers, is a well-known Cavalier breed specialist judge. She has judged Cavaliers in most parts of the world since 1988, including Specialty Club shows in Sweden, Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, USA, Australia and New Zealand. She has judged them also in many International shows including Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Ireland, Czech Republic.

She is classified as the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club´s (UK) Breed Specialist judge after fulfilling all the requirements including Judging Seminar and the Kennel Club's training courses in UK. Dr Paloheimo has now been approved to award CCs also in England and she judged there at CC-level in 2002,2003, 2007, 2009 and 2013.

Annukka became FCI All Breeds Judge (allrounder) in February 2010 and can judge all FCI breeds, groups and Best in Show.

Annukka has judged in Championship Shows in Australia, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cypros, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom and USA.


Winner 2013 Helsinki, Best Breeders Group
© Deya Photography

Winner 2013 Helsinki, Best Breeders Group
© Deya Photography


Best in Show Bangkok 2013

Best in Show at Thai Ridgeback Specialty Show Bangkok 2013

Best in Show Bloemenfontein, South Africa 2013

Toy Dog Specialty Helsinki 2013
© Ansun kuvat

Eurasia Moscow Russia 2013 Best Toy dog

BIS Malta FCI show 2013

Northern Ireland Cavalier Club Championship show 2013,
BIS Ch. Byermoor Queens Maid

Northern Ireland Cavalier Club
Best Puppy in Show, Craigowl Saltzburg

Lahti FCI show 2013

Lahti FCI show 2013 Best in Group 8

BIS Arezzo Italy FCI show February 2013,
Ch. Loch More Romeo

BIS Arezzo Italy February 2013

Amsterdam Winner 2012 Best Terrier

BIS Kuopio Finland FCI 2012

Sydney Spring Fair 2011 Best in Show

Sydney Spring Fair 2011, reserve Best in Show

Paris World Winner Show July 2011, Group 9 Finals

Paris World Winner Show July 2011, Group 9 Finals

Paris World Winner Show July 2011, Group 9 Finals

Paris World Winner Show July 2011, Group 9 Finals

Rauma Best in Show 2011
 Judging BIS Elvas, Portugal 2011

Helsinki Winner Show 2010, Best in Group
Singapore 2011 FCI  Best in Show

Finnish Winner Show 2010

Herning International, Tanska 6.11.2010

Monte Carlo, Monaco 2010

Best in Group, Hämeenlinna Int. 2008

Best in Group , Varese Italy 2009
Lahti International 2010, FCI Group 2 winner

BIS, Rome 2008

Cavalier Specialty, USA, California

BIS, Iisalmi 2009

Annukka Paloheimo (second from right) judging at The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club Open Show in November 2000.
(left: Best Puppy Cinderlace Country Classic,
middle: Best in Show Tameline Northern Dancer,
right: Reserve BIS Deranmar Kelso.)

Welsh Kennel Club Ch. Show, August 2003

Bay Area Cavalier Club Specialty (San Francisco, USA)
BIS: AKC CH Mayfield Mighty Mouse.
In Luxembourg 2004 together with BOB and BOS Lhasa Apsos