Meet AKC Judge Robert Vandiver

Get to know AKC judge Robert Vandiver's background in life and dogs.

Robert Vandiver
Simpsonville, SC

Robert Vandiver has been continuously involved in dog shows since winning his first dog show ribbon in 1967. Since that time he has bred and owner-handled many champion Doberman Pinschers. He judges Working, Sporting and nearly all of the Herding group breeds, and has judged all over the world.

He has been active in the Doberman Pinscher Club of America as an officer and as chairman of Judges Education. He has been involved in many other all-breed clubs as an officer, show chair or working member. In addition to conformation, he has participated in performance and working dog sport.

Bob is an engineering graduate of Texas A&M University, and retired as a member of the Executive Management Team at one of the largest Engineering and Construction companies in the US.



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