Geir Nordahl Pedersen, from Norway, living in the Netherlands since 2007, has a 50 years involvement in dogs and cynology. He is judging since 1987, qualified for all breeds in group 5 and eleven group 1 breeds and has judged in most European countries as well as Australia and New Zealand.
His own breed for almost twenty years was the Welsh Corgi, Pembroke after his first dog, a German Shepherd.
Ann-Elise, his wife since 1994, introduced him to the Chow Chow, which she owned and bred under the prefix Contender. At the moment they share the house with five Pekingeses, but their heart is still with the Chow.