Judge Info - Alice Wise

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 1/31/2014

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

Traits

Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Alice Wise looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Low
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat Very High
Size/Height Low
Feet High

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Alice Wise has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly LaFoy
2 Rusty Walter
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Patrick Sayforth
5 Kim Coleman
6 Clan Melby
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 George Anderson
9 Geor Board
10 Mike Schneider
11 Alejam Zapien
12 Kate Dalton
13 Martha Woodson
14 Annee Lino
15 Angela Fletcher
16 Chrise Elleberee
17 Sam Tacker
18 Aarthom Rapier
19 Marry Anne Bryant
20 Stephew Deering
21 All Mederos
22 George Cruce
23 Roby Hawks
24 Reberol Pattison
25 David Scott

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
Boxer Show 33 2/23/2014
February 2014 Canaan Dog Nationals 2/12/2014
February 2014 Komondor Nationals 2/6/2014
Westray All Breed 40 2/5/2014 Kalyndas BeachComber
IGCh Conductor Retires 2/1/2014
Boxer Show 30 1/28/2014
January 2014 Saint Bernard Nationals 1/26/2014
January 2014 Belgian Malinois Nationals 1/18/2014
Remembering - Just for Poodles 1/16/2014
January 2014 Italian Greyhound Nationals 1/14/2014


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