Mr. Guy Spagnolo
Guy Spagnolo, of New South Wales, Australia, began his lifelong love affair with Labrador Retrievers when he was just 9 years of age. He was breeding by age 16, and his Driftway Labradors have since become a dominant force in the breed.
Driftway dogs have accounted for multiple Royal Show honors all around Australia, including Best Exhibit in Brisbane and Runner-up Best in Show at Sydney on more than one occasion. They have also consistently taken top awards at specialty and all-breed shows. Mr. Spagnolo has bred more than 80 champions and has exported dogs to the United States, Canada, the Philippines, New Zealand, South America, and Japan where many have go on to be top winners.
Mr. Spanolo is an all-breed judge who has filled assignments in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Italy, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay as well as throughout Australia. He also judges Junior Showmanship on occasion, including at both Sydney and Brisbane Royals.