Date of birth: July 17, 1955. He is an all-breed show judge (all-rounder) and BIS judge. Furthermore he is a specialist for the breeds Pomeranian, Poodle, Akita, English Bulldog, French Bulldog, German Shepherd Dog, and Papillon.
Mr. Satoshi Bessho is the vice-President of the Japanese Kennel Club and since 1975 breeder of Pomeranians and involved with breeding of German Shepherd Dogs, Papillons, Toy Poodles, Standard Poodles and others breeds.
At the age 10, spent time with Akitas, Japanese Spitz and German Shepherd Dogs at close friends in my infancy. He was a show-handler 1973 to1987. He stopped as a handler when he became judge in 1988.
Mr. Bessho judged in: Ireland, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, China, Taiwan, Germany, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Netherlands, Bulgaria, India, Russia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Italy, South Africa, Estonia, Canada and Cyprus.