World Dog Shows Shanghai 2019

30th April 2019 - 3rd May 2019

Matgo Law (CHN)


January 2019

Matgo Law is a native of Hong Kong with his parents migrated there from Guangdong Province, the Mainland China. He loves dogs and animals since childhood however it was legibly not possible to have a dog in downtown environment of Hong Kong. He started with a dog in the mid-sixties of the last century when his family moved to outskirts of the city. He later on involved in preservation of a Chinese breed Shar Pei originated from his parents' home county, and maintained a small breeding kennel under the 'DOWN-HOMES' prefix. He had introduced Shar Pei to the western dog world in early 1970's, and the breed is well established in all purebred dogs loving countries over the world nowadays.

Matgo's first judging assignment was in July 1979. He was invited to judge the 2nd National Chinese Shar Pei Specialty Show of the Chinese Shar Pei Club of America Inc. in Southern California. He was again invited to visit United States to officiate Shar Pei Specialties several times in the States of Arizona and Greater Detroit in 1990's, and to Denver Colorado 2009. His latest visit to America was in February 2017. A second invitation of the Arizona Chinese Shar Pei Club of Phoenix. Matgo has as well judged Shar Pei specialty shows in England, Slovenia, Greece, Denmark, Germany, Italy, and France. He also judged FCI All breed Shows in Hong Kong, Philippines, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Estonia, Tatarstan, Russia and Italy.

He judged open shows in many cities in Mainland China when purebred dogs became popular among families in the last century, including cities of Beijing, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Kunming, Shenzhen and Macau. With the establishment of China Kennel Union in 2006, Matgo was invited to more opportunities to judge the FCI All breed Shows in the Mainland, namely the Capital City of Beijing, Hangzhou, Jiangsu, Weifang, Taizhou, Zhongshan, Fuzhou, Zhengzhou, Haining, Tianjin, Namjing and Chongqing.

Matgo had served as secretary and show committee of the local kennel clubs for over 40 years and stewarded local dog shows. He is specially interested in and studied rare breeds of dogs, and gives lectures of purebred dog matters in Hong Kong and overseas.

This is great honour of Matgo Law to be licensed by China Kennel Union and is invited to the judging panel of the World Dog Show Shanghai 2019. He surely has the great pleasure to be a member of the CKU family, and wishes to express his sincere gratitude to all Directors and Officers of China Kennel Union.


02 May 2019 - 03 May 2019 WDS Shanghai 2019 ( CACIB )
G2 - SHAR PEI ( 309 )