Mr. Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio
481 Rte. 32
Wallkill, NY 12589
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Ralph (Sonny) Ambrosio exhibited his first German Shepherd Dog in 1951. In 1967 he purchased the "Harris" Kennels of Boxer fame. Besides German Shepherd Dogs, Mr. Ambrosio owned and finished a Lhasa Apso and showed a BIS Smooth Standard Dachshund. Always a strong advocate of Obedience training, all his breed Champions earned Obedience titles.
He helped form the Jersey Hills German Shepherd Dog Club and served as a Director and Officer. He presently is Show Chairman and President of the Rockland County Kennel Club.
Mr. Ambrosio was approved to judge German Shepherd Dogs in 1974 and approved for his first Obedience class in 1975. He now judges the complete Working, Herding, Non-Sporting and Hound Groups, all Obedience Classes and Best in Show. In addition to judging in nearly every state, Mr. Ambrosio has judged in Spain, Trinidad, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Dominican Republic, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, South America and Canada. He has judged Specialties in virtually every breed he is approved to judge.