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Johan Becerra-Hernandez is a veterinarian owner of �BECLOVE KENNELS�. He is licensed by the Canine Federation of Puerto Rico (member of the FCI) and certified to judge all breeds. As a canine judge, He has worked in numerous countries, included: Venezuela, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Spain, Guatemala, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Puerto Rico and USA, where he judge AKC shows (he is approved for all breeds and Best in Show in AKC Shows).
In 1980, he registered his first breed, Great Danes, and bred two litters. By 1986, He acquired his first Neapolitan Mastiff, which breed and show with great success and the FCV awarded him with his first medal as breeder. All the while he worked as handler for several breeds including Basset Hounds. His passion for this breed originated during this time.
After finishing several champions for other kennels, He ventured into his own kennel and began actively breeding Basset Hounds. By 1992 he achieved his first litter and since then he have continued, with much determination, the selection and exhibition of these dogs.
He has own, breed and show numerous dogs within the Basset Hound breed. Many of these have become champions in Venezuela, Colombia, Costa Rica, Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the United States among other countries. Some of them are Best in Show, Best in Specialty Show and Group winners. He has won over 70 All Breed Best in Shows with his own dogs, Specialty Best in Shows and many group first and placements. He has also bred and own several world champions and international champions.
Several of his Basset Hounds have won Best Dog All Breeds in Venezuela for the years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2002. And In Puerto Rico Best Dog All Breed 2004, 2005 and 2006. Within the United States he has obtained numerous victories in Breed Nationals as well as in specialized and all breed shows. One of his dogs won Best Of Breed at the Basset Hound Club Of America National Specialty in 2004,
Currently he works as Business Manager for Nestle Nutrition Puerto Rico and Marketing Manager for Infant Nutrition in the Caribbean. He, at this time, lives in Puerto Rico with his family and dogs