Judge Info - Amanda Mclean
Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, January 31, 2011
Retirement Announced 6/30/2015
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Amanda Mclean looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Amanda Mclean has been known to prefer the following handlers.
|10||Marry Anne Bryant|
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|
|December 2015 Norwegian Elkhound Nationals||12/27/2015|
|December 2015 Pekingese Nationals||12/22/2015|
|December 2015 Weimaraner Nationals||12/20/2015|
|December 2015 Newfoundland Nationals||12/18/2015|
|December 2015 Vizsla Nationals||12/14/2015|
|December 2015 Standard Poodle Nationals||12/12/2015|
|December 2015 Glen of Imaal Terrier Nationals||12/10/2015|
|July 2015 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals||7/25/2015|
|July 2015 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals||7/24/2015|
|MHN Show2||7/19/2015||SU Lock N Load|