Orlando Poodle Club,Inc
Bill Cunningham, our founder, friend and family member 

April 5th, 2013 William (Bill) Cunningham passed away surrounded by family and his family of dogs.

Past President of Orlando Poodle Club and Vic-President of Poodle Club of America


    Bill was an inspiration to all who knew him. He was an International AKC All Breed Judge

He mentored  friends, judges , exhibitors  and breeders in the AKC Dog world.

He indoctrinated many of our members into the world of AKC Confirmation and breeding.

He always made himself available at any time. The person we wanted to be with at ringside.

Helping us with our questions and not thinking our questions were dumb.

   Bill will be missed by all who knew him. He was well known in the AKC world of Judging Dogs.  

A well respected AKC Judge, he was a handler and Breeder. He bred and handled many  top winning show dogs.

Bills love of dogs and commitment to bettering the breeds, especially Standard Poodles, is an inspiration and

 a road map for us to follow.


In memory of you Bill, we will continue to aspire to your ideals of fair competition, Good Sportsmanship and

high Standards of Breeding.

Our members Love him and will miss him very very much!  We know he'll be our Guardian Angel and in our hearts forever.